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Williams alters FW43B bargeboards to reduce wind issues

Williams has changed the bargeboard design on its FW43B to help reduce the car's sensitivity to strong winds, an issue that was less prevalent on the street circuits of Monaco and Baku. During pre-season testing Bahrain earlier this year, Williams identified strong crosswinds as an issue that could unsettle its car at high speed. Dave Robson, Williams' head of vehicle performance, says the team implemented a few changes in the bargeboard area of its 2021 car ahead of Baku, a typically windy track. However, the circuit's relatively sheltered nature mitigated the effects of the wind, but that won't be the case this week at Paul Ricard and at other upcoming venues. "I think the...
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