F1 needs solution to wet weather visibility

Two Formula 1 drivers say the new ‘ground effect’ aerodynamic era has triggered an unexpected problem. If we were alone on the track, there would be no problem. “It’s a shame,” Leclerc added, “because as I say he weather wasn’t really the problem. Mercedes’ George Russell admits that the visibility problem in Japan was “huge”, but he isn’t 100 percent sure it is due to the ground effect alone. “I was quite surprised how quickly the standing water disappeared once we were racing,” Russell said. “We try to get rid of the water faster by doing some laps in the F1 cars.”.

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