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F1: FIA seeks assurance on nose safety

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The FIA is undertaking a clampdown on Formula 1's 2014 noses to ensure they meet required safety standards, amid ongoing debate about their designs.

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One of the main talking points of the new F1 cars that have run at Jerez this week have been the "ugly" noses. While the look of the cars has been the main topic of conversation for fans and team bosses, F1's governing body has also decided to take a closer look at the situation on safety grounds.

It is understood that some teams have exploited the regulations to produce noses that comply with both the technical regulations and crash tests, but may not actually be tough enough to provide maximum protection in the event of an accident… (more)

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