In Imola, less than three-quarters of cars compete for pole position, which is less than the expected average for the past eight years.However, the new 2022 race car is being developed in all factories, and boredom lurks again
ECheco Pérez had a clear theory of the difference between F1 during the “Racing Point” and “Force India” races: “It is always the same. When there is stability in the rules for several years, the distance It is closed, but once “this is a major change in regulations, the difference between large and small is huge again.” “He pointed out a few years ago.
And what you see now can only prove that he is correct. In the eight years of hybrid technology, Mercedes used to be the absolute leader, and now there is a supplier Honda (Honda) that can rival it. On the other hand, the aerodynamic regulations have reached their limits and it is difficult to obtain large profits. Finally, two drivers from different teams competed with two other teams including McLaren and Ferrari. It may be getting closer and closer by 2021.
The questions that fans and reporters have already asked are inevitable: In the pandemic crisis, is it time to completely change the chassis regulations in accordance with the procedures? Will it stand out from this “ground effect” car, and another “monochrome” era will take more than five hours. Years to be knocked down again?
As MARCA has learned, These issues began to be discussed in the paddock, although informally, they were not discussed by the team. Since 2020, due to the outbreak of the pandemic, they have decided to postpone the formulation of new regulations for two years. There is no turning back In the plan involving the team and its budget constraints; Pirelli is the tire supplier that will use 18-inch wheels, while the rest of the FIA organization adapts the new sports rules to the new machines.
Experience theory There will be a team that will find One of the tradition “Hole” or “gray area” In regulations (such as Red Bull in 2010 or Mercedes in 2014), and due to the new “ground effect”, the so-called ability to follow the first car (the main argument for introducing this new car) will continue to be wet paper. It is hoped that increasing public parts and restricting the development of aerodynamics will be enough to ensure equality, but no one can be equal to them.
As much as possible The budget (each team up to $175 million per year) has three teams, and the resources are almost unlimited. The game or workgroup may be transferred to certain tasks. They are in everyone’s mind.