BMW Sauber F1.06 - front wing endplates 31 March 2006
For Melbourne, the team introduced a revision to the front wing design seen in Bahrain and Malaysia. The main profile is largely unchanged, but the endplates now feature an upward-curving fin (yellow and detail), which closely resembles the one adopted on last season's Sauber. This fin reduces turbulence and hence improves the airflow passing close to the front wheels. This solution is likely to be alternated with the original flat fin over the course of the season, depending on how tight and twisty the circuit. The small change may provide an overall aero efficiency gain of around three percent.