McLaren Front wing Fernando Alonso was once again the recipient of the new front wing specification, having been given the newer one last time out in Britain, too.The top flap has been changed with the team reverting to a similar design to the one they used in Spain, where the flap is split into two sections at the inboard tip, much like the flap below. The configuration used in Spain featured a smaller split, whilst the tips were also shaped differently.These changes will have a very different effect of the Y250 vortex that is shed from the juncture at the mainplane’s flapped and neutral section below, which was also changed in the British GP update. The new surface finishes used at Silverstone were also retained, making it difficult for debris to adhere to the surface, something that was visible when even rain drops failed to accrue on the surface during qualifying. Front brake ductMcLaren MP4-31 brake duct detail Photo by: Giorgio Piola The front brake duct has been another area of the car that the engineers have focused on this season, having switched back to a more conventional vertical fin and outboard inlet.In Hungary, the team revised this inlet, as… Read full this story
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