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Ferrari 248 F1 - nose winglets and revised wing 08 September 2006

At last week's pre-Italy test at Monza last week, Ferrari introduced a number of aero changes specific to this unique low-downforce track, the fastest on the Formula One calendar. To guarantee a sharp front-end turn-in into corners, two clearly visible horizontal winglets have been added to the side of the nosecone (blue arrow). The small amount of downforce these generate aerodynamically stabilises the front of the car approaching corner entry. Of course, the front wing has also been altered, adopting a single flap with a reduced section. Here it is contrasted with the high-downforce wing used in Hungary.