TECH TALK: Why do F1 wings flex and how can they affect car performance?


Flexible wings have become a hot topic in the Formula 1 world ahead of the Spanish Grand Prix, with plenty in the paddock talking about the phenomenon.

In a special edition of Tech Talk for F1 TV, F1 technical expert Sam Collins investigates the flexi-wing situation and how such movement can affect a car’s performance.

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It is not the first time such a situation has arisen, following on from similar chatter up and down the pit lane during the 2021 season, which featured a particularly fierce championship battle between Red Bull and Mercedes.

Want to learn more about what’s been happening in 2024 so far? Hit go on the video player above to join Collins for his expert insight.


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