In the first part in the 2017 Tech Review series we take a bird's-eye view of the 2017 regulations that shaped the current aero era. The panel, spearheaded by tech expert Matt Somerfield, gives an insight what changed, why and how it evolved though the season.
The main goal with the 2017 changes was to make the cars look better and decrease lap times by five seconds. With the introduction of the halo in 2018 we will have to see if the cars will succeed in being five seconds faster.
Images: Matthew Somerfield