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Limit the Drag Coefficient

There is a correlation between the Coefficient of Drag and turbulence, so it must follow that if the C.D. is reduced the corresponding turbulence will also reduce.

It also follows that a reduction in the C.D. will (in the short term anyway) limit downforce as well.

Less downforce will mean less vulnerability to turbulence and as turbulence will also be reduced very little reduction in C.D. may go a long way towards fixing the overtaking problem.

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Nevin from Eire adds,

i think the FIA should only allow the wings to have a maximum angle for downforce. something like the downforce they use at Canada should be the max downforce. 
Tyre compounds should be made up by the FIA so that the rubber will not be stickier every race. then the compound is given to Michelin and Bridgestone to make into tyres. Slick tyres should be brought back and a brake system that allows only a certain pressure to be put on brakes so you have to apply the brake earlier when going into a corner. 
This will allow the driver to have more of a chance to overtake.......

The Heretic replies,

The wings are certainly the major cause of the overtaking problem, but it is an aspect of the car that is getting the most attention at present and drives a lot of current innovation in aerodynamics. Tyre development is another. If this development is suppressed how can F1 keep itís no 1 position?

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