Tech: Mercedes' S-duct explained

Tech: Mercedes' S-duct explained

Mercedes caught the eye with an 'S-duct' in practice. CRAIG SCARBOROUGH explains the device, plus why Red Bull needs to adapt its car to the upgraded Renault and the other tech news from Brazil

With 2015 development finished for most teams, the tech spotlight at the Brazilian Grand Prix has been on what the pitlane is trialling for next year - and champion team Mercedes caught the eye with one particular innovation.

MERCEDES ADDS AN S-DUCT

There was a huge media focus on Mercedes in free practice one at Interlagos on Friday, as both W06s were fitted with a bulged scuttle panel.

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