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McLaren's 1980s F1 innovation every team still uses today

Aug 20, 2019

One area of Formula 1 design where teams push the limits further every year is at the rear of the car, where the 'coke bottle' shape is vital to the aerodynamics.



But where did this quest for getting air flowing between the bodywork and the rear wheels begin? Jake Boxall-Legge and Giorgio Piola revisit how McLaren started this trend - with great success - back in the 1980s

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