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Caterham CT05, different front wing specs between Caterham drivers duo


Caterham 2014 FW Australia new spec 1 F small

 

 

   Kobayashi adopted since Melbourne a modified front wing, differing on cascade elements.from the previous spec. On the contrary Ericsson retained the old version for all four  non European races . However in Spain, Kobayashi paradoxically reversed to the old spec while Ericsson to the new.

    Different front wing set ups for a certain track, is quite common between drivers within the same team, caused mainly by how driving style suits to the car’s characteristic or when racing in mixed (dry/rainy) conditions . Cars with low front grip forces a driver, who likes understeer, to adopt a front wing that generates extra amounts of downforce and vice versa.

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