Tyres, refuelling, aerodynamics & politics: The debate over F1’s 2021 rule changes

F1 technical chief Pat Symonds, a very experienced engineer who has worked for Benetton, Renault and Williams, said: “We were asking completely the wrong things of Pirelli over the last few years.
But a change required 70% of the teams to agree, and when they voted at the Austrian Grand Prix last month, they were split 50-50.
“We’ve heard some things from the teams,” his said, “but we have to ask, why is where we are today the holy position and shouldn’t be changed?

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