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Sauber C24 - engine air filter 01 April 2005

The sand didn't prove as big a problem as expected at last year's inaugural Bahrain race, but the teams are still taking some additional filtering measures. A thicker air filter than normal features more layers and more lies to each layer, reducing its permeability and protect the precious V10 from even the tiniest grains, which can be just a few microns wide.