Why exhaust blowing was a game changer in 2011

Why exhaust blowing was a game changer in 2011

Former Jordan and Stewart Grand Prix technical director Gary Anderson explains how an age old aerodynamic concept was transformed into one of the vital battle grounds in the technical development race during the 2011 F1 season

Exhaust-blown diffusers have been around for many years, and are a very powerful tool in changing a car's aerodynamic characteristics with on- and off-the-throttle applications.

As long as the driver knows what he wants from it and how he can achieve it, it will help the overall car performance and reduce lap times.

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