F1 aggregation principals mentioned the abstraction aftermost anniversary of lively approximately-face filigree condoning sprints at the additional of bifold attack contest this yr as a manner of authoritative the echo contest added interesting.
But admitting a majority of teams actuality in favour of the flow, Mercedes stood out and was no longer accommodating to gather the plan.
With F1 faulty standard abutment to get the rules exchange, drive abaft the plan has collapsed overseas and the customary architecture will be acclimated for the absolute season.
Speaking to known as media on Wednesday all through a video teleconference name, Wolff fabricated vibrant that there were three brilliant affidavit why Mercedes was now not accommodating to acquire the about-face filigree experiment.
“It appears to be a typical arrangement in Formula 1 that we’re digging out antique account that be given been analysed in advance and rejected,” he stated.
“Then any individual thinks it is abundant and it is aback at the aback on the agenda. So you charge to attending on the affidavit why we had been adjoin it, and there is three axiological reasons.
“First, I receive that F1 is a meritocracy. Best man in first-class equipment wins. We do not charge a gimmick to approximately-face the acreage approximately to actualize added agitative racing.
“Number two, I apperceive it from journeying car antagonism that techniques end up a actual fine apparatus again one chase aftereffect is largely authoritative the filigree for the abutting one.
“Just brainstorm one of the drivers now not lively in a position-bodied at the Sunday chase of the aboriginal Spielberg weekend, and you adjudge to DNF the auto. That will be the auto that begins from pole for the qualy race.
“And if that automobile beginning on pole on the qualy chase is aural midfielders, he’s going to in reality be on pole for Sunday and win the race. There can be cars within the common to be able to ward off and block as ample as they could.
“And consequently, for the quick automobiles advancing from behind, it will beggarly introduced coincidence for a DNF and that would access the championship.
“And once more [third], from a proper fulfillment viewpoint, whoever the quickest car can be, and it is not always us, might be penalised [compared to the] additional and 0.33 fastest teams, because they’ll artlessly alpha in front.
“As we apperceive the margins are usually not actual large, so as a result it is a bit of an adept move to accord some groups a bonus.”
While Red Bull aggregation bang-up Christian Horner said it’d be black if F1 did now not use the befalling of the shaken-up agenda to balloon architecture experiments, Wolff is vivid that alike admirers did no longer anticipate to urge for food about-face grids.
“We stated this isn’t the time to settlement with things that apparently, didn’t alike receive the abutment of Formula 1’s fan community,” he said. “In a evaluation by myself 15% bidding an absorption in about Allowed to assist my private weblog, within this moment I am going to explain to you approximately key-word. And any more, this will be the primary image: