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'Decreased downforce makes cars unpredictable'

Slipping and sliding could be the norm this season as the Formula One drivers have to deal with "unpredictable" cars and cold tyres. Following a four-day test at Jerez, drivers spoke of the characteristics of the new cars which include plenty of sideways movement as a result of less downforce and more torque. Getting heat into the tyres is another issue created by the new regulations with new Sauber signing Adrian Sutil - who had two offs during his running in Spain - saying it has made the cars unpredictable. "We really struggled a lot to keep the temperature in the tyres," he told Autosport. "Out of the pits on the first lap it was the best, but then it was just...
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