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Tost tells drivers: These are F1 cars, not a Rolls Royce

AlphaTauri boss Franz Tost doesn't feel a lot of sympathy for the drivers complaining about the harsh ride of the 2022 F1 cars. The F1 cars of 2022, under the new regulations, have become considerably stiffer than the cars built to last year's regulations, thanks to the bigger wheels and revised suspension setups. Alongside this, the move to ground effect aerodynamics has also introduced the phenomenon of porpoising – with some teams struggling more than others with the issue. Due to the stiff nature of the cars, the drivers are taking more of a battering than before as they hit kerbs and bumps, with low-slung cars also hitting the ground at high speeds. Added to this is the extra...
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