In The Driver's Seat

Pretty dramatic race heralds promise of a thrilling season

Ferrari's Charles Leclerc (foreground) and Red Bull's Max Verstappen during the Bahrain Grand Prix on March 20, 2022. PHOTO: AFP
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Well, the International Automobile Federation (FIA) and Formula One Management (FOM) did promise us some better racing.

When they adopted proper undercar ground effect aerodynamics for the second-generation turbo-hybrid cars introduced for 2022, they hoped to generate less turbulent air behind the cars and thus enhance drivers' chances of following one another and overtaking.

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