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    Default Contrarian View on 2017 F1 Rules Change

    Many feel that overtaking is going to suffer because of an increase in downforce, but some do differ:

    Eric Boullier: 2017 rule changes will allow more overtaking in F1 | F1 News

    . . . and they could look pretty good.

    https://www.jamesallenonf1.com/2016/...james-allison/

    . . . with lots of contact patch (link below provides the prevailing view re overtaking):

    https://www.jamesallenonf1.com/2016/...e-they-fit4f1/
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    Last edited by Loose Caboose; 07-23-2016 at 03:54 PM.

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    I don't think this will increase the amount of passing IMO. Need less aero no more... Cornering speeds are just going to be much higher, but that's for everyone...
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    That's also what Emilio mentioned in a related post.

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