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Coulthard tells grumbling drivers to 'step aside'

Former F1 driver David Coulthard says those who feel that F1's new-generation cars are too uncomfortable to drive and pose a long-term risk to their physical health should "step aside". Formula 1's new technical regulations that were introduced this year and which are expected to remain in force until 2026 rely on ground effects to produce downforce. But the approach has spawned a series of designs that suffer from porpoising or bouncing, an aerodynamic effect due in part to the cars' very low ride-height and stiff suspension, a set-up that has produced a very bumpy and brutal ride on certain tracks. In Baku, George Russell stated that it was "just a matter of time"...
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