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Red Bull set to change floor design for Canada 04 Jun 2012

(L to R): Christian Horner (GBR) Red Bull Racing Team Principal and Charlie Whiting (GBR) FIA Delegate.
Formula One World Championship, Rd6, Monaco Grand Prix, Race Day, Monte-Carlo, Monaco, Sunday, 27 May 2012 Red Bull Racing RB8 rear floor and sensor detail.
Formula One Testing, Mugello, Italy, Day One, 1 May 2012

Red Bull are expected to revise the much-talked-about ‘holes’ in their car’s rear floor ahead of next weekend’s Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada, after the FIA issued teams with clarification on the matter.

Although rivals chose not to protest the design at the last round in Monaco - won by Red Bull’s Mark Webber - there was much talk over whether the RB8’s enclosed holes in front of its rear wheels were legal.

Other teams had interpreted the rules to mean only floor slots are allowed and the FIA has now made clear that it will consider enclosed holes illegal from the Montreal race onwards.

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