Technical analysis: Abu Dhabi

Technical analysis: Abu Dhabi

The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix may have been the last race of the 2009 season, but with the aerodynamic regulations remaining much the same for 2010 it was an opportunity for teams to try out some new parts for next year

Aside from the surrounding architecture and twilight timing, the new Abu Dhabi circuit offered little new in its layout – similar to the recent run of new circuits.

Its format lies somewhere between street circuit and permanent track. With a demand on high-downforce and heavy braking, few teams needed to bring specific developments for this race. However, a few did bring some small new elements to the race.

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