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Mercedes F1 W06 Hybrid - brake cooling solutions

30 Jul 2015

On Friday in Budapest Mercedes experimented with different cooling solutions for the front brakes, with an asymmetric brake duct opening (right of brake assembly).

For qualifying and the race they opted instead for the solution used in Canada, with the drum open and perforated holes exposed on the disc.

This was to avoid the problems the team had in Canada and Hungary last year with overheating brakes.