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Tech Talk: Toro Rosso's sidepod vortex generators

Toro Rosso opted to start the 2014 season with a clean edge to the upper front section of the sidepod despite having experimented with vortex generators throughout 2013. The vortex generators retured at the fourth race of the year in China. The team have been making minor alterations to the sidepod bodywork since the Australian GP back in March, with alterations to the surface geometry of course having an aerodynamic impact. Furthermore the teams continued use of the centreline inverted Y rear-wing support pylon (Y-Lon) will help to draw airflow through and over the sidepods, affecting the aero too. If you're unfamiliar with the use of vortex generators, their purpose is to disturb the...
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