Ferrari SF-15T, 2015

Ferrari tipped to finally abandon pull-rod suspension

F1 Fanatic Round-upPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

In the round-up: Ferrari is expected to follow the rest of the F1 field in using a push-rod suspension set-up this year.

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I can officially confirm that I will be using number 30 this year. #JP30 #F1

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Philip takes issue with Adrian Newey’s claim Lotus voluntarily gave up exclusive use of the Ford Cosworth DFV at the end of 1967:

Well this is the first time I’ve heard this version of the story.

The contract with Lotus only guaranteed exclusivity for the first year, and Chapman fought hard to try and maintain exclusive use. That business plan would make no sense for Cosworth or Ford, so he was politely informed that from ’68 onwards it would be available to other teams.
Philip (@Philipgb)

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