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Formula 1 unveils images of racing friendly' concept cars

Press Trust of India  |  Singapore 

boss on Friday unveiled three concept images of cars for the 2021 season, saying the radical changes will make racing more competitive.

"When we started looking at the 2021 car, the primary objective was to enable the cars to race well together. What we established early on in our research is the cars we have now are very bad in following each other, he said ahead of on Sunday.

I'm pretty optimistic we are going to produce some great looking cars that are going to be able to race each other more closely, he said.

said the cars will be slower than the current ones but will be better for racing.

Once the cars get within a few of each other, they lose 50 per cent of their downforce. But with what we are aiming, the loss of downforce will be reduced to 20 percent, said the Briton, who has worked with top teams like and Mercedes.

The 63-year-old said all the changes are being made keeping the fans' interest in mind.

The fan is the That is the philosophy of and Sean Bratches, he said referring to the respectively.

The images of 2021 cars have received rave reviews from drivers including reigning champion said it is important to have spectacular looking cars on the grid.

"I see no reason why we cannot have exciting looking cars. It frustrates me when a car in a video game looks better than the car that we are racing out on track. That is not to say we pay total homage to what will look great in a video game. It has to be a great racing car, he added.

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First Published: Sat, September 15 2018. 00:20 IST