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McLaren MP4-21 - rear-suspension 12 March 2006

Kimi Raikkonen was last on the Bahrain grid thanks to a right lower wishbone failing on his rear suspension during qualifying. There are no heavy suspension loads or high kerbs at Sakhir and the failure was down to a manufacturing fault. It does, however, draw attention to the extreme design of components on the MP4-21, with the dimensions of many reduced to the maximum in a bid to save weight and minimise any negative impact on the car's aerodynamics.