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Ferrari 150° Italia - new front brake duct 17 April 2011

As well as testing a new front wing on Friday in Shanghai, Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso evaluated a new front brake duct design. Featuring a shroud (right-hand arrow) and a small turning vane (left-hand arrow), the new duct has been designed to better control the flow of air towards the front wing and reduce drag around the tyres. Ferrari (along with Sauber and Toro Rosso) were the only team not using such a solution, which was already seen on most cars last year.