The story behind the Ferrari ERS scandal

The story behind the Ferrari ERS scandal

Ferrari's ERS has been under the scrutiny of the FIA at recent races - and it turns out that Mercedes asked the governing body about its legality. Ferrari was eventually cleared, but its rival was not happy about certain elements of a protracted process

The saga of the Ferrari ERS system has been both a fascinating case study into how the FIA deals with suspicions stirred up by rival Formula 1 teams, and also an intriguing insight into just how much pressure the Maranello outfit is piling on Mercedes this year.

The two teams may now be unlikely pals and fully aligned when it comes to politics, but with matters on track, there's still a bitter rivalry.

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