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Are Red Bull using traction control?

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    mclaren
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    Italia press reckons Red Bull are using an illegal traction control system. Firstly it wouldn’t be a surprise if these rumours have some substance given their history.

    http://www.f1pulse.com/news/2013061832/red-bull-cheating-by-using-banned-traction-control-?-report?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+f1pulse+(Latest+on+F1+Pulse)

    Here is original link:
    http://www.auto.it/autosprint/formula_1/2013/06/17-13394/Le+strane+tracce+della+Red+Bull

    #238035

    andae23
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    #238037

    andae23
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    This is basically what happened:

    #238038

    Nick
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    Sebastian Vettel’s three wins this season may have to do less with his ability and more to do with an illegal component in his car, if the latest speculation is to be believed.

    For crying out loud, some people just do not want to accept Vettel might be a good driver. I can’t stand the guy, but how hard does talent have to hit these people in the face to see it?

    #238039

    DavidS
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    The Italian press is renowned for their balanced and objective F1 journalism.

    Also, just to throw some crazy conspiracy theory out there…Ferrari launch-control.

    #238040

    Tomsk
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    Why is Scarbs bringing chef’s hats into it?

    #238041

    mnmracer
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    The Italian press is renowned for their balanced and objective F1 journalism.

    Yellow flag-gate :lol:
    They really are a silly bunch.

    #238042

    crr917
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    Yes, a Pulitzer right there. Good job f1pulse.

    #238043

    Nick
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    @davids I’m surprised there haven’t been any articles about Ferrari betraying Italy in recent years; they seemed to be a weekly thing back when Schumacher wasn’t winning titles for them.

    #238044

    mcewan7
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    “Just drivetrain oscillation?” Could be, I’m no expert but it begs the question why none of the other cars leaving these kind of markings?

    Surely RBR are not the only ones with an oscillating drivetrain!

    #238045

    mnmracer
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    Both Mercedes and Force India have left those marks in Canada.

    #238046

    Nick
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    “Just drivetrain oscillation?” Could be, I’m no expert but it begs the question why none of the other cars leaving these kind of markings?

    Surely RBR are not the only ones with an oscillating drivetrain!

    @mnmracer already posted some pictures showing other teams left the same kind of marks, but even at that, a drivetrain is prone to influences from wear, set-up from the rest of the car and driver input. It’s not like all drivetrains in all cars at all times would cause any car to leave the same tyremarks.

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    matthew
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    #238048

    Anonymous

    I’m laughing right now. Quite hard in fact.

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