Why F1 rejected proposal to legalise active suspension in 2021 | 2021 F1 season

A proposal to bring back computer-controlled active suspension systems in 2021 was rejected because it could have had a negative effect on the racing.
Active suspension allowed teams to optimise the configuration of their ride height and other variables from corner to corner.
These will be more tightly restricted in 2021, but the FIA’s head of single-seater matters Nikolas Tombazis confirmed they had investigated whether to legalise active systems.
“We felt that if teams were able to develop cars in a very specific, optimised situation like ride height or whatever then the aerodynamic characteristics would naturally be peakier.”
“That’s why we rejected active suspension.”

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