Nick Heidfeld has joined the debate over F1’s controversial Drag Reduction Systems by admitting he is “not a fan” of the adjustable rear wings.
Heidfeld said: “Well, like with everything, the more you use it the easier it gets but we?óÔé¼Ôäóre still working on getting the perfect switch positions which we should have ready for Turkey.
“I think it?óÔé¼Ôäós all working fine and going to plan, even though I?óÔé¼Ôäóm not a fan of the rear wing because I don?óÔé¼Ôäót particularly like things which artificially aim to improve racing.”
Not all F1 drivers share his view. Earlier this month Nico Rosberg said DRS was the “best idea ever probably, for this sport”.
Heidfeld added the new tyres have also made overtaking easier in some situations: “The biggest difference is the tyres.
“With the rear wing active and the car in front having similar tyres, overtaking might still be difficult which is exactly as what was planned with DRS, however if you have fresher tyres it might be much easier to overtake. I think we?óÔé¼Ôäóve seen far more overtaking than in the past.”
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