Racing Point to continue 'Pink Mercedes' theme into 2021
Racing Point technical director Andrew Green has indicated the team is to press on with plans to bring the car forward to a 'Mercedes W11 specification' for next season.
That follows the success of this year's design based heavily on the W10 which led to it being branded the 'Pink Mercedes', with the rear brake ducts, in particular, landing the team in hot water with the FIA and its rivals.
Since the outcome of a stewards' investigation, which saw Racing Point hit with a fine and a deduction of 15 constructors' championship points, the regulations have been tightened to specify which parts can be copied or redistributed.
Asked whether he believed the other teams had accepted the trajectory Racing Point had taken, Green said: "I think so.
"I mean it is happening. The rules allow us to do it. We are going ahead and doing it, we have cleared it with the FIA, and they have no problem with us doing it.
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