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Tech Analysis: Lotus brake ducts

Despite ongoing reliability problems, Lotus felt the need to start introducing further aerodynamic modifications to its E22 after a small batch of parts made their way to the car two weeks ago in Australia. Malaysia hosts the first aerodynamically testing circuit, which is why we normally see who has done well over winter at this early stage of the season. Small bodywork amendments may look timid, but at high speed they are vitally important to how the car behaves during the long, sweeping turns of Sepang. Three fins have been added to the top of the duct, each slightly stepped down from eachother. These act like the fins and canards we see on the side of the cockpits ahead of the...
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