Technical review: Australia and Malaysia
AUTOSPORT's Craig Scarborough looks at all the technical innovations of the first two races of the 2009 season
After a tense winter, with designers looking over their shoulders and comparing notes as they waited to find out whose creation would perform best, they finally got their answers in the two back-to-back races in Australia and Melbourne.
While the Melbourne and Sepang races take place on far from conventional circuits, and neither was run in ideal circumstances, some conclusions can be reached from the new formula. It's clear that the sweeping regulation changes for 2009, have shaken up the teams' order – and created a stir over the legality of some parts.
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