Williams FW27 grows ears 08 July 2005
Renault did it some races ago and at Silverstone Williams have introduced two small 'ears' towards the front of the chassis. These slightly increase downforce on the front axle - and better manage the airflow to the rear of the car. The small change is a part of the substantial update package that Williams began to introduce in France in a quest for improved aerodynamic stability. Particular benefit is likely to be felt during sudden direction changes at high speed - like in the Becketts complex.