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BMW F1.08 - side winglet 01 February 2008

Since its launch in January, the F1.08 has featured an interesting new addition in the form of a profiled winglet connected to the engine cover (red arrow). It is a development of a winglet previously placed at rear-axle level, but now moved forward to improve the F1.08's balance by helping to avoid the usual load transfers from the car's front to rear - and vice versa - when the driver brakes or accelerates.