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F1 2019 rule changes adding seconds to lap times

Racing Point technical director Andy Green says early simulations with 2019's regulation changes factored in left the team lacking numerous seconds compared to last season's lap times. Simplified front-wing designs and other aerodynamic tweaks have been introduced in an attempt to boost the excitement of racing this year. Red Bull motorsport advisor Dr Helmut Marko has previously claimed that their simulations suggested no lap time would be lost. It remains to be seen if the Racing Point team will make gains as the 2019 season nears, but it appears that predictions of slower cars in 2019 could come to fruition. "It's been a big hit," he told Motorsport.com. "And when we first...
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