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2021 F1 cars to solve 'dirty air' problem when chasing a car in front?

F1 reigning champion Lewis Hamilton has said the data for the new cars in 2021 looks "great", as the 34-year-old was shown by the FIA how the 'dirty air' problem when following a car should be significantly better in two years' time. Currently, the large amount of dirty air produced by an F1 car makes it incredibly difficult for a car to follow closely behind, as the airflow the chasing car is in is so disrupted that a significant loss in downforce is caused, combined with more wear on the tyres. This is one of the main reasons why overtaking in one on one duels has decreased in the turbo-hybrid era, with the bulk of overtakes coming under DRS. Hamilton, however, has seen...
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