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The porpoising directive only benefits Mercedes

Toto Wolff's recent calls to the FIA for a directive to issue a ride height mandate to prevent porpoising have been met with...mixed reactions. While many have expressed their concern for driver safety and wellbeing, there is a valid argument for not changing anything as other teams seemed to have solved the issue. We weigh in on the matter. Article continues under ad What’s happened? Porpoising is the strange aerodynamic phenomenon where an F1 car experiences heavy bouncing down the straights. First occurring during the ground effect experimentation days of the 1980s, the issue hasn’t shown up until recently. The new regulations now incorporate more underfloor designs and limit...
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