It's when, not if, for windtunnel ban

It's when, not if, for windtunnel ban

F1 teams might have played down the chances of a windtunnel ban in in public last weekend, but based on what's going on behind the scenes, DIETER RENCKEN believes it is inevitable

In the Formula 1 paddock there is a constant fight to unearth the truth in the face of obfuscation - nay, make that objection; obstruction even - by those with their own agendas, whether these fudge poor performance, or simply advance their own interests regardless of the impact on the greater good of F1.

Despite dismissive claims from some teams in public, the fact of the matter is - refer quotations below - that, just as the Strategy Group did discuss price caps of €12m and €8m for current specification and "Current -1" (year-old) engines, it also discussed an outright ban on windtunnels, with some suggesting that said regulation should be introduced "as soon as possible".

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