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Caterham CT05 – New rear mini plane at Spain

Caterham CT05 Mini Plane Spain 1 F small

   To increase the amount of downforce on the rear axle, Caterham introduced at Spain a redesigned rear mini plane (also called monkey seat) with slopping downwards extremities.



Mercedes W05 – Mini wing addition in Jerez test

Mercedes W05 – Mini wing addition in Jerez test


   New W05 proved fast and reliable from the start and therefore multiple upgrades made their arrival very soon on the chassis, including a mini wing addition above the exhaust terminal pipe. Rival teams targeted on improving reliability instead, having minor interest to push for speed.

   In the absence of a beam wing in 2014 the extra winglet is attached on the rear crash structure behind and between the double supporting wing pillars.

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