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Tech Talk: Ferrari switch to single-pillar mounting

Ferrari debuted several minor developments at the Spanish Grand Prix, but the largest and by far the most noticeable was the rear-wing assembley. The F14-T has suffered from an unstable rear-end since the start of the season, which is exacerbated by crosswinds or when the car is in yaw. This is because of a variety of reasons. In a bid to reduce this, Ferrari switched from a double-pillar (below) rear-wing support to a single, far shorter pillar (above). Whilst this wouldn't provide much of a benefit head-on - other than saving a fraction of weight - it helps the efficiency of the rear-wing. The double-pillar blocks airflow and creates turbulence on the low-pressure (underside) area of the...
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