How teams are exploring 2017's new rules

How teams are exploring 2017's new rules

As teams find their feet with F1's new rules for 2017, the level of experimentation with new parts is increasing

Amid the running chaos that characterised Formula 1's Azerbaijan Grand Prix - drivers crashing, locking brakes, constantly taking to the escape roads, struggling to get the tyres working, plus the controversial collisions that followed in the race - some interesting technical developments revealed themselves during the Baku weekend.

McLAREN FOLLOWS MERCEDES' DIFFUSER LEAD

McLaren's recent development direction with its diffuser package has taken a leaf out of the Mercedes concept with its outboard foot and vertical vane detail. Both are attempts to exploit extra room for development available in this season's new regulations.

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