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Ferrari and Red Bull to lose performance as FIA will monitor ‘central floor flexibility' from Spa

The FIA has confirmed that the teams have found common ground over the 2023 technical regulations, enabling them to be pushed through. A number of teams, Mercedes in particular, have been victims of “porpoising” and bouncing this season, in a phenomenon brought about by the technical regulations introduced ahead of this year. The new ground effect aerodynamics meant a reshuffle of the chassis design, and this, in the Silver Arrows’ case, caused turbulence that resulted in the floor violently hitting the track surface. The German side have shown faith in their ambitious concept of virtually no sidepods, hoping that they would ultimately find a way to get around the aerodynamic issues....
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