I cant give a source, or a website, its just what i heard, if the cars more than 1.5 off the pace this weekend then i would say its very likely true
From what is required to bring the 27 to to 2012 spec including all crash testing it has pretty much been written off as a concept.
Sporting director Sam Michael told reporters on Thursday that previously unscheduled developments for the car have arrived in Malaysia for experimental testing.
"All our energy is going into the current car and understanding it," he said.
Pulling out the winning 2012 car might seem like an easy and obvious solution, given the fact that most teams on the grid simply evolved their existing cars for the new season anyway.
But Anthony Rowlinson, editor of F1 Racing magazine, said it's not quite that simple.
"They would have to re-crash test the MP4-27, have a new front wing that's compliant with the new technical regs, have a new underfloor that's compliant with the new technical regs.
"That in itself is a big job and then they'd arrive, say in Spain for the Spanish GP, with a car they hadn't tested, they hadn't run, so they'd probably be in no better a situation than they are now," he explained.http://www.worldcarf...flawed-2013-car
Edited by JRizzle86, 21 March 2013 - 15:07.