Aston Martin Racing team principal Otmar Szafnauer admits that some progress has been made in the talks with the FIA on the 2021 aero regulations.
The FIA has introduced new aerodynamic regulations in the 2021 F1 season, which reduced the amount of downforce due to smaller floors. The teams with the low-rake teams, including Aston Martin. Its team principal Otmar Szafnauer has shown his dissatisfaction with the new rules and said that they should be revised. However, there were some talks with the FIA, which gave him optimism.
“I think we’re, at this point, pretty satisfied that all the correct steps were followed,” said Szafnauer. “We’re still in discussion, we’re just trying to discover what all the steps were to make sure that it was done properly and equitably, so that’s the reason for the discussion,” Szafnauer said.
Aston Martin Racing is currently 5th in the constructors’ standings with 5 points scored in Bahrain and Emilia Romagna.