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Symonds rebuts aero reduction…or does he?

Photo by: www.kymilman.com/f1 Yesterday I covered a story over at Autosport about Pat Symonds and his use of an “overtaking simulation” system to design the Hanoi circuit as well as suggest changes to Abu Dhabi. I asked then, would it not be easier to reduce downforce on the cars to decrease the wake or dirty air that might allow cars to tail and overtake? Also, they may find the racing more entertaining as the cars would be more challenging to drive. We discussed in the comment section of this post the concept of reducing aero and what that might deliver. We all agreed that we’re not engineers but when Toro Rosso’s Franz Tost said earlier this week that reducing downforce by 505%...
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