Williams FW36 - additional wing on roll hoop 26 July 2014
In Hungary, Williams have introduced a small wing section (red arrow) just below the roll hoop-mounted onboard camera. Budapest has the second lowest average speed on the calendar (Monaco being the lowest), and at this type of track drag (which this wing section will add) is not such a big issue. Instead you want to find a little extra downforce in order to give the tyres more grip. The Williams is a very well balanced and efficient car, but does not have the highest downforce in the pit lane. This wing section will produce a small amount of downforce - probably only around five kilos, but every kilo adds up to more grip. Like most developments, it is not a new idea - inset is the solution Toyota used at races like Monaco and Hungary back in 2006.