The Red Bull Racing technical director Pierre Wache states that the 2022 Formula 1 cars will be significantly quicker on the straights.
The new technical regulations will dramatically change the F1 cars. One of the modifications concerns the way how downforce is produced. Wache believes that it will make this year’s cars faster on the straights.
“What they wanted to do is clearly to create and generate the downforce from the ground compared to before – where it was generated by the ground but also mainly by the front wing, rear wing, and the bodywork,” he said.
“It will affect, for sure, the ride of the car, the mechanical grip, and the drag of the car.
“This generation of downforce is quite efficient, and this type of car should be a lot quicker on the straight at these levels of downforce.”