Renault R31 - new front wing 13 November 2011
In Abu Dhabi, Renault finally introduced this new, Red Bull-inspired front wing, which had been expected to appear at Suzuka last month. Run solely by Vitaly Petrov, the more flexible design differs from the previous version in several ways and is intended to boost downforce. The main plane has a different shape with a smaller chord, and the attachment to the central section is also different (lower arrow). The curved flap (upper arrow) is similar in shape and length to that found on the Red Bull.