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Bottas slip up reveals 2023 Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 car ready for wind tunnel testing

Valtteri Bottas leads team-mate Zhou Guanyu in Canada Next year’s grid of Formula 1 cars are already finding their way into wind tunnels as teams accelerate their development. The current generation of cars are less than six months old with teams still working to fully understand the impact of dramatic regulation changes for 2022. That has seen a return of ground effects for the first time since the early 1980s, which has brought with it a number of challenges. Chief among them has been porpoising, the bouncing of the car due to the underfloor aerodynamics. It’s a phenomena that was known to designers but, for the most part, underestimated. Complicating matters for those now working to...
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