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Symonds warns it will be "too easy" to get slashing downforce wrong

Formula 1 technical expert Pat Symonds has warned F1 that it will be "too easy" for rulemakers to be able to slash downforce levels and it will not improve the racing. Toro Rosso boss Franz Tost suggested downforce levels should be cut by "at least 40-50%" recently. Tost argued that the only people who benefit from the modern F1 cars are the drivers, with really quick cornering speeds. However, Tost's suggestion was countered by Symonds at the Autosport International 2019 event. "Often when you're trying to get your head around an argument you should take it to an extreme and see what answer you get," Symonds said at the event. "If you go to the...
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