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Tech Talk: Ferrari begin adding performance parts

Ferrari focused on reliability during the first two test sessions. At the third and final however, they began to add performance parts. The team arrived in Jerez with what seemed like a basic front-wing (left) when compared to the one used on last years F138. Having done plenty of aero 'leg-work' in the first two tests with pitot tube rigs and aero paint, the team unveiled a much more complex wing for the last pre-season test in Bahrain. This new seven-tier wing (right) is certainly much closer in specification to the F138's but instead of finding an almost flat juncture between the mainplane, endplate and footplate we find a clawed, outer section to the mainplane that will create an...
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