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Red Bull RB10 - nose design 11 February 2014

Aside from the fact that it spent most of the opening pre-season test stuck in the garage with technical problems, one of the most interesting aspects of Red Bull's 2014 car is its nose, which encompasses lessons learned previously on the RB7, 8 and 9. To reduce drag, the keel section at the front features two vertical vents, with the airflow passing out of the top of chassis as on last year's RB9. Further back on the nose, as well as the familiar 'S-duct' channeling air up through the chassis, the bottom section has another two ducts on each side. The outer one feeds airflow to the two turning vanes, while the inner one is more likely to be for cooling the car's electronics, as on the RB7 of three seasons back.