Tech: What are the aeroscreen's implications?

Tech: What are the aeroscreen's implications?

Red Bull's aeroscreen was the technical innovation headline of Russian Grand Prix practice. CRAIG SCARBOROUGH analyses the concept, its potential effectiveness and practicality, plus how it would affect car performance overall

The most attention-grabbing technical innovation on Russian Grand Prix practice day was one that won't be appearing in a Formula 1 race this year - or possibly ever.

We had already seen Mercedes' halo concept for cockpit protection run on the Ferrari in testing, and at Sochi on Friday Red Bull's high-strength aeroscreen proposal was finally revealed in physical form after CAD renders were issued last month.

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