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United States Grand Prix Technical Preview

The Circuit of the Americas, venue of the United States Grand Prix – Round 17 of the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship – is one of the few tracks on the Formula 1 calendar which tests all aspects of a car in equal measure. Sector One is about high speed turns and quick change of direction, Sector Two places more of a focus on power unit performance with the long back straight, while the final Sector examines lower speed performance. Downforce vs Drag If it were not for the long full throttle stretch between Turns 11 and 12, a very high downforce configuration would be run, so ultimately, a load level at the higher end of the spectrum will appear on the cars. With the greater...
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