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Ferrari F138 - duct under nose section 13 March 2013

Like Sauber and Red Bull, Ferrari's new car, the F138, has a duct underneath the nose section of the chassis. But unlike Sauber and Red Bull, Ferrari do not have a further hole on top of the chassis. The destination of the air going into the duct is unclear. The official answer is to cool the cockpit, but the duct could have other functions - it could be used to cool the car's electronics and/or to improve the quality of the airflow in the lower section of the chassis, even though the air doesn't then exit through the top of the nose like it does on Sauber's C32 and Red Bull's RB9.