2011 F1 season
Luca di Montezemolo hit out at F1′s testing rules and dependence on aerodynamics in a press conference at Monza.
Montezemolo also pressed his point that smaller teams should be able to use cars supplied by the front-running teams.
He told the assembled media: “I still believe it is a good idea, as it was in the past and would be today, if the big teams could give a car to the smaller teams.
“It would certainly produce more competition and would provide an opportunity to run young drivers as well as representing a clear cost saving.
“The current Formula 1 is still too dependent on aerodynamics and cutting out testing during the season has put too much emphasis on simulation work.
“At the mid-point of the last decade, there was definitely too much testing, but now we have gone in the completely opposite direction.”
He played down questions about changes to the team following Ferrari’s performance this year, which has yielded a single win:
“As you know, I have for a long time supported the idea of dynamic stability, which means that while one can always change some pawns, the front line is covered and it?óÔé¼Ôäós working very well.
“In our current state, starting from the second and third rows is okay and we are in with a chance in the race tomorrow.”
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