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Red Bull RB8 - rear bodywork updates 14 October 2012

Red Bull brought a new shorter bodywork (inset) configuration to Korea and tested it in a back-to-back comparison with the previous version (main drawing) on Friday and then used it for qualifying and the race. The new, shorter sidepod profile gives a different Coanda route for the exhaust gases and works better in combination with the rear wing's 'double-DRS' system. It highlights Red Bull's capacity to produce new updates at the closing races of the season, with seemingly perfect correlation between CFD, wind tunnel and track.