Buddh International Circuit, New Delhi, India. Friday 25th October 2013. Otmar Szafnauer, Chief Operations Officer, Force India. World Copyright: Charles Coates/LAT Photographic. ref: Digital Image _N7T9363

Otmar Szafnauer, the Chief Operations Officer at Force India, looks on during the 2013 Indian Grand Prix. (Photo: Charles Coates/LAT Photographic)

In the days and hours before scrutineering at Hockenheim, uncertainty reigns when it comes to F1′s new technical controversy.

The FIA’s Charlie Whiting has warned teams that unless they reach an unanimous decision regarding the controversial technology called ‘FRIC,’ the risk of protests in Germany and beyond will swirl around the paddock.