it might be just me, but i honestly don't think lotus have a DDRS in the sense that merc has one...ie with tubes allegedly stalling the front wing as well to balance the car better. IMHO i think, because of all the politics when merc came out with the DDRS and every other team was moaning about a gentleman's agreement, that lotus has implemented a passive F-duct. if you recall, merc was the only team that operated a passive f-duct back then..ie non driver operated later on. So perhaps lotus are disguising the passive duct as n Fuddy duddy (and quite ugly you have to admit) "DDRS"--(dr evil Lazer voice.) The illusive DDRS is also a moot point really, as its advantage other than maybe quali is debatable. Some people argue that mercs lack of top speed this year points toward the fact that they are setting their cars up with a lot more downforce and the DDRS is somehow compensating for that on the straights..but i don't know..maybe they had to do this to get the crap tires to work. I feel lotus did something a lot simpler...something that can be used the whole time during the race...especially on a track like this with lots of straights. might be sneaky, but smart if you ask me...and a passive "f-duct" is totally legal.
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