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Banned: When Red Bull got disqualified for flexing wings

Article To news overview © Red Bull Formula 1's latest technical directive, issued to the teams on Tuesday, is aimed at closing off any grey areas regarding the flexibility of the rear wings. This comes just a few days after Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton made constant references to the 'bendy' rear wing of the RB16B, claiming the team were getting a 0.3 second advantage from the flex. Flexible wings are a particularly interesting area that teams constantly try to find ways around. The aerodynamic advantages of developing a particularly good solution can be huge. Put simply, the ability to control the flex of a front or rear wing means a team can reduce drag on the straights by using the air...
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