Nov.3 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Ferrari this week asked a question to the FIA about championship contender Red Bullâ€™s car, according to the Spanish sports daily AS.
The report said Ferrari, whose Fernando Alonso is pushing to catch runaway title leader Sebastian Vettel, asked the governing body if Red Bull is allowed to use a system whereby it changes the fluid levels of two tanks between qualifying and the race.
â€śIt seems that this is one of the tricks (Adrian) Newey has used to improve the car,â€ť read the media report.
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BBC F1 technical analyst Gary Anderson
"There is speculation that an auxiliary oil tank forward in the Red Bull car is being used to move the weight distribution forward by pumping oil from the back to the front. If they did that, it would contravene the regulations but I don't believe they will be. The rules say that the teams have to ensure their cars comply at all times, and if they had that system the FIA would know about it. They will know whether there is a pump that moves oil from the back to the front, or the front to the back."
Edited by camberley, 03 November 2012 - 11:46.