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Red Bull RB6 - higher gearbox positioning 22 February 2010

Like Ferrari, Red Bull wanted more space for their double diffuser. Chief technical officer Adrian Newey's simple solution was to elevate the position of the gearbox (see yellow highlighted area). The RB6's rear suspension is now slightly higher off the ground than before. An additional benefit of this solution is that the team have been able to keep the suspension's pull-rod configuration, since with its lower pick-up points now higher, they don't interfere with the new central diffuser section.