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Old 02-21-2012, 04:31 AM
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Originally Posted by franka View Post
Clever in design but it may not be practical considering regular cross winds and the various air currents when behind or alongside another car such as in a fight or even just trailing in a turn.

Time will tell.
I think an F1 car is fast enough, that as long as you're running in clean air, the apparent wind would always be from the front. Yaw angles probably only come into play when turning. And if you're in dirty air behind another car it would probably just work like a " traditional" wing.
As you say, time will tell. But I'm fascinated...
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