News Toto Wolff: White smoke not cleared at Mercedes teams

16:30  19 july  2020
16:30  19 july  2020 Source:   motorsport-total.com

Mercedes: Black F1 paint has "no effect" on the cooling

 Mercedes: Black F1 paint has © Motorsport Images Goodbye silver arrow: Bottas and Hamilton compete in black cars in 2020 For this Formula 1 season, Mercedes opted for a black paint on its W11 decided and wants to set an example against racism. But sporting is not just about the look. Speculations grew that the new paintwork could negatively affect the cooling of the 2020 car. But according to chief strategist James Vowles, the team found no evidence of this during the opening weekend in Spielberg.

America, your cars are old and COVID-19 will likely accelerate their age .
Americans are driving older cars and hanging onto them longer; the coronavirus pandemic and an iffy economy aren't helping.IHS Markit released its latest study analyzing the age of vehicles on US roads on Tuesday, and while you may think it has everything to do with boosting new car sales, an old vehicle fleet on the road also does no good for emissions regulations. Newer cars are (generally) far more fuel efficient than older vehicles.

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