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Lotus 'twin nose' an advantage over rival designs

Lotus believe their nose design, dubbed the 'twin-tusk thanks to its appearance, is providing a performance advantage over the lower noses adopted by rival teams. There are three main variants, the 'anteater' adopted by the majority, the lower 'vacuum' adopted by Mercedes and Ferrari and then Lotus' unique concept which has two nose, though only once is counted under the regulations because of their varying lenghts. Speaking to Autosport about it, technical director Nick Chester revealed that according to their simulations, which have been backed up by on-track running, the 'twin-tusk' design is proving advantageous. "From the aero numbers we are getting back from the car, it does...
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