China Preview: The secrets of DRS set-up

China Preview: The secrets of DRS set-up

With the second-longest straight in F1, the DRS will be a major factor in China this weekend. Edd Straw talks to Force India technical director Andrew Green about its mysteries

On paper, it seems simple enough. Get within a second of your prey, press a button and the DRS rear wing opens. Drag is slashed, top speed is boosted and before you know it you're overtaking move is complete. But like everything in Formula 1, it's not anything like as simple as that.

Even the relatively humble DRS system creates a whole series of setup questions that teams must grapple with each and every grand prix weekend.

To continue reading this feature...

You must have an AUTOSPORT+ subscription. Prices start from just $1.50 per week and give you full unrestriced access to all news and features. View package options? Magazine subscriber?

AUTOSPORT+

from just $1.50 per week

  • Get unlimited access to AUTOSPORT with news and views from the paddock
  • Enjoy AUTOSPORT+: subscriber-only analysis, comment and top-quality pictures
  • Explore every F1 stat in the world’s best motorsport database

Pay as you go

Read this feature right now for just

$1