The bomb has deployed from Germany: direct sources are said to have reported to Auto Bild magazine that the italian engineers may have issues with the aerodynamics balance of the newly car almost ready to have its shakedown in one month time.
The matter is linked to the trend settled by Red Bull in having a lower distance to the surface in the back end section of the monocoque; standing to Gary Anderson, one of the most experienced engineers of the field,
this choice can help in several areas, but if there's even a small mistake, a series of all-but-easy problems may deploy on the front axle
Nor the wind tunnel's experts or either the simulator specialists are said to have found the solution of the issue: the 2020 campaign resembles to be well steep even before tackling the Pre Event Test sessions calendar.
The need for more downforce is probably the key feature for the new car, standing to La Gazzetta dello Sport: the lack of grip and traction of the SF90 is what Mattia Binotto's technicians want to avoid for catching the Silver Arrows' strenght. Then, after 3 seasons of impasse, all the suspension setup will likely be revised: both on the front and on the rear a 'third element' with hydraulic power will be added. Moreover upgrades to both engine and chassis should prove to guide the team to the way of a better handling and enhanced reliability.