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2022 cars ‘pretty damn fast' – Hulkenberg

Jan.14 Fans don't have to worry that Formula 1 is set to become a lot slower in 2022. That is the news from Nico Hulkenberg, a former F1 driver who is now an official reserve and simulator driver for Aston Martin. After trying the 2022 car in the simulator, he reports that expectations of laptimes up to 5-6 seconds per lap slower than last year are wide of the mark. 'From my initial experience, the new cars are pretty damn fast and not necessarily slower than the last generation,' Hulkenberg wrote on LinkedIn. 'The driving experience hasn't changed that much either, at least in the simulator.' What the German is worried about, however, is Formula 1's goal of making the racing closer and...
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