Technical analysis: Singapore and Japan

Technical analysis: Singapore and Japan

Craig Scarborough looks at the updates and technical changes seen at the Singapore and Japanese Grands Prix

The Singapore and Suzuka circuits could not be more different in character or layout. The newness and innovation of the Singapore street race run at night contrasts to the classic and demanding sweeps of the Japanese track.

Both races demand high downforce and heavy braking, though. The street circuit in Singapore is one of the hardest on brakes on the calendar and, while the night race lacks high-speed corners, many teams brought aerodynamic updates with an eye on the three remaining venues with more traditional high-speed turns.

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