Canada tech: Teams adapt to front wing rule

Canada tech: Teams adapt to front wing rule

With teams adapting to tougher front wing flexing rules, upgrading engines and tweaking set-ups for a low-drag track, CRAIG SCARBOROUGH has found plenty of interest in the Montreal pitlane

With two of the four Formula 1 engine manufacturers using the first of their development tokens and all the teams having to adapt to the low downforce nature of the track and a new FIA directive on front wing flexing, the Canadian Grand Prix pitlane has been a busy place.

Montreal always demands special attention anyway - one of the calendar's three low-drag races, it is punctuated by slow turns, adding a huge braking and traction demand to the straightline speed requirement.

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