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Tech Analysis: McLaren nose

After announcing that the team aimed to find 0.5 seconds ahead of the Malaysian GP, it was no surprise to see some modifications to McLaren's MP4-29, the standout part being their new nose. There has been a lot of talk around this area of the car, with many teams known to be running various solutions in CFD/wind-tunnel models. It is not an absolutely critical component but an optimal design can reduce laptime by a substantial margin. McLaren have opted to raise the main section of the nose, with the lower appendage stooping at a greater angle towards the ground as a result. The purpose for doing this is to let a higher volume of airflow pass beneath the nose towards the floor and leading...
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