Originally Posted by BTM
Meanwhile Lotus releases a "track day car" that looks suspiciously close to its F1 car...
Sure, everyone knows what was going on, but if you can make it work within the rules, more power to you. It seems for the team orders rule this is as simple as suggesting your teammate is faster than you - I'm surprised more of this doesn't happen considering how easy it would be to pre designate "code" words or something...
Put me in the camp that less regulation is better for F1...not this overbearing monstrosity of an organization that has 1984-esque insight into everything
Agreed. I really don't know why teams spend sooooo much money and time on everything and don't have the brains to figure out a code word for this type of situation? Something like "keep an eye on your fuel" or pretty much anything would work aside from the "WINK WINK WINK WINK WINK ALONSO IS FASTER ALONSO IS FASTER, CAN YOU CONFIRM YOU UNDERSTAND WINK WINK WINK WINK WINK ELBOW ELBOW." Do they think we're THAT