Date: 14th January 2018 at 7:47pm
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Ross Brawn, the former boss at both Ferrari and Mercedes and now F1’s managing director believes Formula One cars will look better in the future.

In 2017, Formula One regulations were tweaked to make the cars look more aggressive.

Wide tyres and lower rear wings, to emulate the looks of cars in the 1980’s and 1990’s were the idea and in the main the tweaks were widely welcomed.

Unfortunately, one oversight was the development of the shark fin, which ruined the look of the cars from side on.

They will disappear for 2018, but from an aesthetics point of view, one disappointing factor will be the introduction of the Halo.

But Brawn believes, particularly from 2021, that the cars will improve with new rules.

‘We’ve had designers working on the aesthetics of the cars for some time now and the aesthesis of the cars are a really important thing, I think we’ve done some great work on how you integrate the Halo, for instance, because it looks like it’s just been stuck on the car – which it quite literally has. Brawn told Sky Sports.

‘It’s obvious, but when you talk to the fans [they say] the cars have got to look great.

‘They’ve almost got to look like derivatives of video games and evolve in a way where the video games take their key from Formula 1, not the other way round.’