George Russell says current F1 technical rules are ‘recipe for disaster’

George Russell says current F1 technical rules are 'recipe for disaster'

Porpoises have been a hot topic with Mercedes drivers being vocal about the bounce they endured, but it seemed to be even worse in Baku.

George Russell went so far as to say it’s “a matter of time before we see a major incident”.

“Many of us can barely keep the car in a straight line over these bumps and we’re going through the last two corners at 300km/h [in Baku] and we’re bottoming out and you can visibly see on the tarmac how close the cars get to the ground,” said the Mercedes rising star. “It’s just unnecessary with the technology we have in the current environment, it just seems unnecessary for us to be driving a Formula 1 car more than 200mph millimeters off the ground and it’s a recipe for disaster.

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