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Williams FW34 - brake ducts 24 March 2012

Brake ducts are being used more and more by the teams for aerodynamic benefit. The front ducts are used to improve the flow of air in the space between the tyre and the chassis, whilst the rear ducts are used to boost downforce. Williams (and subsequently Sauber) have introduced front ducts without an inlet. The British team have also added a small turning vane to improve airflow efficiency.