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Wurz: Drivers not happy about 18-inch wheels

Grand Prix Drivers' Association chief Alex Wurz is no fan of the introduction of low-profile wheels in Formula 1. The move from 13 to 18-inch rims for 2021 has been decided, but Wurz is not impressed. However, the former F1 driver acknowledges that there is little Formula 1 can do now about the increased weight of its cars. 'We will continue to use these really interesting (power) units,' he told Motorsport-Magazin.com. 'But they are heavy. What's the problem? If they are heavy, the centrifugal forces are not that high. That means they are not so physically exhausting. 'But there are commercial decisions, like the 18-inch tyres that are coming. As drivers we are not happy because they...
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