High downforce back on F1 agenda for 2017
Red Bull had led the push for major changes, which including a significant hike in downforce helped by a larger diffuser. However, Mercedes led the dissenters after its research indicated that overall lap times would be slower because Pirelli would have to run higher tyre pressures, which in turn reduced grip.
Thus, the watered-down package, without the bigger diffuser, was … Keep reading
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