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Ferrari's new Spanish rear wing assembly

In an attempt to resolve its unstable rear end, Ferrari introduced a new rear wing assembly in the Spanish Grand Prix, following comparison tests during Friday's FP1 with the older twin pillar layout. On Saturday, both cars featured the displayed single pillar rear wing, a design including a curve around the exhaust pipe and a single, central pillar to provide support to the rear wing. Ferrari previously ran two pillars with fairly long chords connecting to the bottom of the rear wing base plane. In a straight line with a head on wing there isn't much of an issue, but with crosswinds or when the car is in yaw, the pillars were blocking airflow, a particularly unwanted effect on the low...
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