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Wolff doesn't expect new rules to "change an awful lot"

Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff doesn't think 2019's regulation changes will have much of an impact on racing, as front wings will change in the coming season in order to improve overtaking. Front wing designs will have to be simpler. The current wings disrupt the airflow behind the car massively, erasing the advantage for a chasing car to be in someone's slipstream. Being in someone's slipstream now means heavy tyre degradation and a loss of downforce, meaning cars will often pull out of a slipstream when they want to overtake. “At the moment it is very difficult for the cars to follow because you lose downforce, the tyre loses grip and therefore the overtaking is really...
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