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Mercedes W12 secret floor finally revealed!

Mercedes' secret floor design on its W12 that the team conveniently masked at the launch of its 2021 car was unveiled for all to see in Bahrain on Friday morning. Although F1 teams have carried over their 2020 chassis, a tweaking of the technical rules has to changes to the cars' bargeboard and brake duct elements as well as to the floor, which now follows a more tapered outline. But the all-important aero component has been trimmed and now stops 10 cm ahead of the rear tyre, while holes and slots are banned, with the end result producing an approximate 10 per cent drop in downforce. Read also: Mercedes reckons budget cap could deliver 'performance advantage' At the car's launch, Mercedes...
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