Aston Martin says Mercedes and Ferrari could be making a mistake by changing concepts
The introduction of ground effect aerodynamic cars in Formula 1 last season brought about predictions of a grid filled with similar-looking cars. However, teams surprised many with their innovative approaches, particularly when it came to the design of the sidepods.
Red Bull opted for an undercut to channel airflow, Ferrari went with distinctive “baby baths,” and Mercedes took a unique approach by eliminating sidepods altogether. Aston Martin, on the other hand, embraced the Red Bull philosophy mid-season, leading to improved performance.