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With the new rules set for 2021, how important will the rake of the new cars be in relation to the ground effect? Are we going to see more cars going towards Mercedes' low-rake concept or is it Mercedes that will be forced to adopt the high-rake philosophy instead?
Ivan Souza, via email
The quick answer is I don't really have a clue because that's what all the research and development that the teams are doing will reveal. However, the reasons behind a high-rake philosophy are still the same if actually not more of a requirement.
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