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Why is F1 still pursuing its ‘go faster’ rear wings?

January 20, 2011

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The introduction of moveable rear wings this season is likely to be flashpoint for a number of reasons. First and foremost because the very introduction will remain controversial: I’ve never been a fan because it risks making the racing artificial. Giving a driver the ability to suddenly go much faster when trailing a car down […]

Moveable rear wings are not needed and already dying

July 1, 2010

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Proposals for the mad moveable rear wing appear to be struggling already, just days after being announced out of the blue. At today’s F1 Fans’ Forum, McLaren principal Martin Whitmarsh said the option was still open to not use the devices at all, while engineer Jock Clear, of Mercedes, argued the sport has to be […]

Lots of useful news ahead of the Valencia Grand Prix

June 25, 2010

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Formula One has had a busy week, which is good news ahead of what is likely to be a dull weekend of racing. Valencia has never produced a decent race and there’s little to suggest it will this weekend. It’s presumably a decent enough cash cow for Bernie but that’s not a good reason to […]