Thick nose winglets on Ferrari 248

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As the teams arrived at Monza last week for their testing session and now for the race, Ferrari have added a rather thick winglet at both sides of the nose cone. Similar to all items seen in that area of the car, none of them are aimed to produce downforce but guide air better alongside the car. In fact, the new leading winglet (1) will produce lift. Obviously this airfoil creates drag, but seeing it debut in Monza may indicate it is efficient at high speeds. The second winglet (2) is far thinner and is there to improve airflow around the upper front wishbone. The latter element is now new and was already used in other races before.

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