Ferrari test F-duct and new aero at Vairano

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Ferrari test driver Giancarlo Fisichella shook down a new F10 chassis at the Vairano circuit yesterday – featuring the latest version of the team’s blown rear wing.

The new chassis, number 284, will be used by Felipe Massa in the Spanish Grand Prix next weekend.

The blown rear wing is Ferrari’s implementation of the F-duct introduced by McLaren at the start of the season. The team did not say whether the device is driver-operated, as McLaren’s is.

The car also featured other new aerodynamic upgrades which the team will use at the Circuit de Catalunya, including revised wing mirrors to satisfying the FIA’s rules clarification banning sidepod-mounted mirrors.

Ferrari will decide which of the upgrades to use on it car after further tests in Friday practice in Barcelona.

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