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      04-16-2009, 01:37 PM   #36
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Originally Posted by JOSG328I View Post
Ok I am new to the F1 bug. I finally started to Tivo the races, and I think the addiction will grow. One thing that is bugging the hell outta me! What is the difference in the diffusers.

I keep looking at pictures between the Brawn & Ferrari and I am just not seeing the major difference. What am I missing please help.
Look at these 2 images.

The Toyota F109 design allows more air to travel further along the taller central diffuser allowing for more aero manipulation giving more downforce.



The McLaren MP4-20 diffuser cuts short the volume or air that is effected by the central diffuser compared to the Toyota design & what air mass is there doesn't have the same level of manipulation giving less downforce in comparison.



The Brawn diffuser seems even more efficient than the Toyota & the Ferrari diffuser is similar to McLarens.

Hope that helps.

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