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Tech Bite: McLaren's mirror tweak

As Honda’s woes continue it is important that McLaren’s development rate on the chassis side remains high. The MCL32 has had a variety of aerodynamic and mechanical upgrades successfully bolted on over the past three races, including two new diffusers of incredible complexity.  For Canada the team trialled a much simpler, but nonetheless influential, new part – a curved mirror mount. The new mounts are still fairly slender but far shorter than the huge stalks that the car has had since launch, branching up and arching outwards slightly in a similar fashion to those on the Williams and the Ferrari (although not quite as extreme). While the stalks themselves can have a...
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