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Tech F1i: The 2018 season developments in review

CUTS AND SLITS THROUGHOUT THE PADDOCK The appearance of parallel slits in the cars' floors was probably the most visible trend in the aerodynamic evolution seen during the 2018 season. These cuts are not new, since they already existed on 2017 chassis. However, they were unique, quite short and located at the front of the floor. They were present on the Red Bull RB14 and the Ferrari SF71H at the beginning of this season. McLaren was the first to lengthen, double and move back these cuts, while the Renault RS18 displayed two reasonably short cuts right from the outset. Most teams copied the idea. McLaren divided them into two parts in Bahrain, a configuration copied almost identically by...
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