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Sainz raises driver health concerns over F1 cars

BARCELONA, Spain -- Carlos Sainz is concerned about the long-term health impact of racing the latest generation of Formula One cars after experiencing intense stiffness in his neck and back after races this year. New technical regulations for 2022 have opened up the possibility of generating immense amounts of downforce from the car's underfloor aerodynamics, which had effectively been outlawed under the previous regulations by mandating cars with flat floors. Editor's Picks Steiner: Not all F1 GPs need to be like Miami 2dNate Saunders F1 won't replace Russia, season to be 22 races 3dNate Saunders 1 Related However, the new focus on underfloor aerodynamics has resulted in a knock-on impact...
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