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McLaren MP4-22 - revised front wing 07 September 2007

Monza is the fastest circuit on the calendar, with long straights interrupted by tight chicanes, and teams must therefore use a low-drag configuration to maximise performance. The McLaren is sporting a heavily-revised front wing here. The upper profile, which had been used to optimise airflow to the radiator inlets, is no longer present (detail circle). Instead there are two smaller flaps (yellow arrows), which provide just enough front-end downforce and grip down the straights and in the crucial early stages of braking into turns.