Mark Webber, Red Bull, Barcelona, 2011

Mark Webber, Red Bull, Barcelona, 2011

BARCELONA, SPAIN – MAY 21: Mark Webber of Australia and Red Bull Racing drives in the final practice session prior to qualifying for the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit de Catalunya on May 21, 2011 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Mark Webber

1 comment on Mark Webber, Red Bull, Barcelona, 2011

  1. jkstewie said on 22nd May 2011, 10:52

    Is it possible that small vertical fin on the top of the RBR7 rear wing gives the car enough lateral stability through corners to make up for the loss of downforce when DRS is activated? – in corners where you couldnt normally use DRS? Other cars seem to have a smaller thin device to open the wing – assuming that is what they do. I havent noticed any other cars that have this, and Red Bull seem to be the only cars that can use DRS so early in some corners where others must wait longer before using it. Could this be a contributor to their speed difference in qualifying and practice?

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