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‘Step by step' approach could see DRS scrapped by 2024

F1 reportedly hopes the ground-effect design of the 2022 Formula 1 challengers will allow for the DRS to be gradually removed. First introduced in 2011, the Drag Reduction System (DRS) serves to increase the top speed of a car by opening a flap in the rear wing, reducing drag and therefore allowing that car to gain speed to pull alongside whoever is in front. But with the increase in downforce levels on Formula 1 cars over the years since, DRS has become increasingly vital in ensuring overtaking happens during a race. However, from 2022 radically altered regulations will see the cars switch to a focus on ground-effect downforce, and so it is hoped that will allow cars to follow each other...
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