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AM objected to floor changes, made other proposals

Aston Martin knew from the get-go in last year's talks that cutting away a piece of the floor would hurt low-rake cars the most and proposed other solutions. The Formula 1 teams voted seven to three to change the floors. Ahead of this year's championship the Formula 1 teams voted to make a few changes to the cars to reduce downforce with the intention of continuing with last year's Pirelli tyres for a third season. Later, though, Pirelli changed their tyre construction, putting out more durable tyres for the 2021 season, and effectively negating the reasons for wanting to reduce downforce. However, the downforce rules, which included cutting away a piece of the floor just in front of the...
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