• Formula 1 wants to stop its cars from porpoising, and this is how

    14 days ago - By Ars Technica

    Enlarge / Charles Leclerc of Monaco driving the (16) Ferrari F1-75 on track during the F1 Grand Prix of Azerbaijan at Baku City Circuit on June 12, 2022, in Baku, Azerbaijan.
    The sport of Formula 1 racing went through a massive change at the beginning of this season as it introduced new cars that harness aerodynamic ground effects to push them down onto the track. The aerodynamic approach was last used in F1 in the late 1970s and early 1980s before being banned on safety grounds.
    One issue, then, that perhaps should have been anticipated this time was a condition called porpoising, where...
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