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Ferrari 248 F1 - additional rear flip-ups 30 July 2006

A small but effective aero change introduced in Germany - ahead of a new rear diffuser expected at the next round in Hungary - is this extra flip-up under the main one in front of the rear wheel. This adds a significant amount of downforce close to the rear axle, providing valuable extra rear grip, hence improving acceleration out of corners. This in turn helps the management of tyre wear, by reducing the amount of sliding when downforce levels are low at slow speeds.