F1 teams reveal 2016 tricks in Abu Dhabi

F1 teams reveal 2016 tricks in Abu Dhabi

F1 teams are already counting down the weeks to the start of pre-season testing for 2016. CRAIG SCARBOROUGH looks at what we can learn about next year's cars from the Abu Dhabi GP

From the time the 2015 Formula 1 season finished on Sunday, and teams completed the Pirelli tyre test, the start of '16 pre-season testing was just 11 weeks away. With time now short, some teams brought 2016 developments to Abu Dhabi for track testing in first practice on the Friday of the grand prix weekend. The aim is to gather valuable data to help with their programmes over the winter.

MERCEDES

Two significant developments were clear at Mercedes: a revised suspension system and a new rear wing aero trick.

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