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Tech Talk: What gave Mercedes the edge in Spain?

The all conquering Mercedes WO5 continued its streak with victory at the Spanish Grand Prix, the Silver Arrows giving its drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg almost a second advantage on their closest rivals – tech guru Matthew Somerfield analyses exactly what gave them the edge in Barcelona. Front Wing The team with the target on their back are still pushing hard, as long as the updates they bring correlate with the data from CFD/Wind tunnel the gap to the rest will be retained. For Barcelona Mercedes arrived with a new front wing. 1. The outer Endplate canards have been reshaped, with a curvature now apparent along it's width. The canard creates a pressure gradient mid way...
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