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Formula 1 using overtaking simulation to shape future circuit design

Formula 1 is using the 'world's first overtaking simulation' to shape future circuit design and to even come up with tweaks to existing tracks that it think will promote overtaking and closer racing. Pat Symonds, who heads up F1's Vehicle Performance Group – a working group created by Liberty Media to evaluate and analyse the racing – has revealed that the group has created what he believes is the world's first simulation that focuses purely on overtaking and how track design – things such as corner speeds, width, angle and track surface – can increase the spectacle. It's already being used on Hanoi's street circuit, which is set to...
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