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An Everyday Journey Through Motoring History, Facts & Trivia

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On This Day

Wednesday 15th January 2003

19 years ago

FIA boss Max Mosley announced a ban on a number of drivers aids including traction control and launch control, as well as all telemetry and radio communication between the team and drivers during races. "There is nothing wrong with the technical development in Formula One," said Bernie Ecclestone, "it's just a case that some teams cannot afford to compete at the current level." However, not for the first time, the changes were rushed and within a week Mosley had been forced to back down on some of them.