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Racing Point: 2019 simulations led to 'big hit' to performance

Racing Point technical director Andy Green was unimpressed with his team's simulations of F1's 2019 aero changes, saying that initial tests produced "the worst possible outcome". In a bid to promote closer racing and more overtaking opportunities this season, Formula 1 has introduced an aero package that includes a less sophisticated front-wing design, simplified front brake ducts with no winglets and a wider, deeper rear wing. Teams' design departments have composed with the changes, but Racing Point's Green admits that simulation has so far yielded underwhelming results in terms of performance and balance. Horner fears 2019 rules will lead to 'more gaps' between teams...
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