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    So paddle shift will be gone for sure?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tauri_J View Post
    So paddle shift will be gone for sure?
    According to Malcolm Wilson

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sulland View Post
    But that sword also has two sides.
    If cornering speeds, due to aero, go up and up, then suddenly we will have ugly accidents again, from drivers not mastering this, or just doing a mistake.

    There is a safety side to this as well.
    They used the same argument against the current cars.

    The only real ugly accident i can seem to remember is meeke in portugal 18.

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    WOW! Great news! At least we will not have any more manufacturers departures until 2024!

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    Quote Originally Posted by bomber21 View Post
    WOW! Great news! At least we will not have any more manufacturers departures until 2024!
    Hopefully it doesn't mean that reverse also applies. In theory, numerus clausus could mean that there are four and only four licenses so no new manufacturer can join. And in case one does, how do they divvy up the development costs between varying number of beneficiaries. Hopefully this has been taken into consideration.

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    3,9 kWh is a tiny battery. It gives a clear answer to everyone who thought they could carry hundreds of kilos of dead weight just to do the road sections on electricity.

    And it means the cars will stay light.
    Last edited by Mirek; 31st March 2021 at 10:09.
    Stupid is as stupid does. Forrest Gump

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mirek View Post
    3,9 kWh is a tiny battery. It gives a clear answer to everyone who thought they could carry hundreds of kilos of dead weight just to do the road sections on electricity.

    And it means the cars will stay light.
    It was never meant to be anything but PR.

    They can now claim that it are hybrid cars which, technically, they are.

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    Quote Originally Posted by denkimi View Post
    It was never meant to be anything but PR.

    They can now claim that it are hybrid cars which, technically, they are.
    And that is good for the fans of the sport.
    Stupid is as stupid does. Forrest Gump

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    "Tiny" it certainly isn't. More than twice the battery size of the Toyota hybrids for example. Much bigger than F1 battery also afaik and certainly enough to give a boost on a lot of corners or replace ALS in giving trottle response.

    Sadly from what I got so far it won't be used for anything like that. Would have been interesting addition imo if the drivers had a charge indicator and a button to use it.

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