Mysteries of the vapour trail revealed

Mysteries of the vapour trail revealed

CRAIG SCARBOROUGH explains what the vapour trails you will have seen on television coverage tell us about F1 cars in 2013

The United States and Brazilian Grands Prix bring down the curtain on this technical era of Formula 1 and represent the last hurrah for the raucous, high-revving 2.4-litre V8 engines and the current aerodynamic rules.

With such far-reaching changes looming, development of the current cars has tailed off for all but a few teams and most of the past two weekends has been dedicated to the 2014 season.

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