La International Automobile Federation (FIA) and the organizers of the Formula 1 World Championship jointly approved the approval of changes in the rules of 2019 on aerodynamics with the aim of "Promote more exciting races and more overtaking."
Among these measures are that of simplify the front wing with a larger wingspan, the front brake ducts without fins and a wider and deeper rear spoiler. These changes should reduce turbulence between the cars.
The FIA warned that these approved changes "They are independent of the ongoing work that is being carried out regarding the definition of the Formula 1 regulations for 2021 and beyond" and that in addition to these news, continues "Evaluating" a few more to make F-1 racing more exciting.
For its part, Ross Brawn, F-1 sports general director, celebrated this measure, alluding to what happened on Sunday between the two Red Bulls at the Baku circuit. “Once Daniel (Ricciardo) had settled for his line and Max (Verstappen) had changed direction once more, the Australian had to deal with a car that was very light at the front due to the turbulent air generated by the RB18 from the front ”, He said.
Therefore, he believes that Ricciardo counted "With few, if any, options to handle the situation". And I add: "This highlighted once again the need to find a way to rewrite the rules to make cars more drivable in these conditions.". In addition, he made it clear that these changes approved for next season "They are definitely an important step in the right direction."
“It is also important to note that the decision was made after an intensive period of investigation into the initial FIA proposals, which were made with the support of Formula 1 and led by the majority of the teams. A good spirit and a good way of working together for a better and more spectacular Formula 1, which is what the fans want ", sentenced the British.