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Red Bull RB8 - new front wing 06 October 2012

On Friday night in Japan Red Bull got two new front wings based on the one introduced at Singapore (with a longer nosecone and new flaps, a la Lotus). It is a higher downforce design with a bigger chord, though there was speculation in the paddock that the changes were also to better comply with the more severe FIA load tests introduced at Suzuka, after suggestions that some teams may have found a way to allow their wings to rotate at high speeds to cut drag.