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Russell calls for change amid head trauma risk

Mercedes driver George Russell has waned of the possibility that the “porpoising” drivers are experiencing could eventually have a serious detrimental impact on their health. The new technical regulations in F1 have seen the re-introduction of ground effect aerodynamics, and the subsequent lower ride height of the cars has caused heavy contract with the track surface. The result of that is the cars vigorously bouncing up and down, and this is a phenomenon known as “porpoising.” READ: Ferrari to gain half-a-second via Barcelona upgrades As well as limited visibility, a loss of straight-line speed and poor handling through corners, the nauseating movement has caused aches and pains...
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