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FiercelyApatheticLad t1_j5xco69 wrote

Mercedes supposedly did the same at a 1934 Grand Prix and scraped their paint to gain weight. That's how silver became their signature color in motorsports.


Vakama905 t1_j5xhini wrote

I mean, you see it in F1 still. At the beginning of the 2022 season, several of the teams were running with stripped-down liveries because they were overweight.


MagicHDx t1_j60ug3s wrote

Williams did that, hence why their car was so much carbon showing by the end lol