Tech insight: The risks and rewards of low drag

Tech insight: The risks and rewards of low drag

The long straights of Monza reward top speed more than any other circuit. CRAIG SCARBOROUGH takes a look at the trimmed out packages on show this year

With only the chicanes to punctuate the flat-out sections, and the two Lesmos and the Parabolica both long, challenging turns, Monza is Formula 1's fastest circuit.

For most teams, running the low-downforce, low-drag packages used at the Belgian Grand Prix two weeks ago has sufficed. All are running cut-down front wing flaps and flattened rear wings.

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