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BMW Sauber F1.07 - front wing configuration 10 September 2007

BMW Sauber's series of strong performances continued at Monza, the team finishing fourth and fifth. As expected, the main changes to the car were to adapt its aero package to the high-speed Italian circuit. Both front and rear wings were heavily revised, the front one sporting a single flap (lower yellow arrow), much narrower than the usual version (red arrow), and with the additional upper profiles (green arrow) removed. Interestingly, a triangular-shaped Gurney tab was adopted on the exit edge of the flap (upper yellow arrow), contrasting with the usual rectangular version. This front wing configuration produces dramatically less drag than the standard version, but was still able to keep the car's front end stable and sharp in the corners.