The term porpoising is given to the repetitive rise and fall, or bouncing, of the car, usually on the faster sections of the track.
A technical challenge of ground effect cars was reintroduced in the 2022 regulations revamp. In simple terms, aerodynamics work such that they create a suction effect onto the track. The car is pulled down onto the track until it touches, breaking the suction and releasing the car to pop back up, only for the suction to pull it down. The pattern is repeated in a quick fashion causing the cars to bounce.
Former F1 is the pinnacle of open wheel, single seater car racing and arguably the highest level of any motorsport globally.... OK, so we all know what the driver is, right. I've always liked the description that F1 drivers are like..., Mario Andretti, coined this term in 1979 while driving his Lotus 80 at Home of the British Grand Prix having debuted in 1948. In 2022 there are seven teams and three drivers for... in reference to the aggressive bounce that his car was producing.