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Wolff: Mercedes low-rake concept more impacted by rule changes

Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff says the Brackley squad's low-rake design has been more impacted by Formula 1's 2021 aero rules compared to Red Bull's high-rake concept. In a bid to cut downforce levels by at least ten per cent, F1 has enforced a series of rule tweaks for this season, the most significant of which is a change in floor dimensions and profile. Mercedes engineers have been hard at work in the last two weeks to determine the cause of the handling issues that hampered the performance of its W12 in pre-season testing. ©Mercedes After a thorough analysis, Mercedes has concluded that the impact of the 2021 floor changes on its low-rake design coupled with the stronger structure of...
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