Why is the Merc a lemon this year?

Why is the Merc a lemon this year?

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PhilAsia

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59 months

Saturday 24th September
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mat205125 said:
I think that 2023 will be an evolution year for all teams, as the impact of scrapping a concept and starting again are too drastic in this era of cost caps, and limited wind tunnel and CFD testing.

People are obsessed with the sidepod concepts, however that's only one piece of the puzzle.

Given the objectives of the new rules to simplify the car aero, I'm genuinely amazed (and impressed) with how detailed and complicated all concepts have evolved to be this year ...... The Merc is particularly "busy", as has traditionally been their way, which this shot at Spa neatly illustrates,

RB: "Lewis is faking his porpoising injury...!" smile