Australian GP tech blog

Australian GP tech blog

With the privacy screens gone, the Australian GP weekend revealed some of the technical tricks F1 teams had managed to hide in testing. CRAIG SCARBOROUGH explains all

The veils of secrecy of pre-season testing have finally been lifted during the opening grand prix weekend of the 2014 Formula 1 season, meaning this is the first time we have been able to get a good look at the cars without bodywork.

The developments glimpsed this weekend are a mix of new and those that have not been spotted before. But most teams have played relatively safe with their aero parts and opted to run their Bahrain test specifications, allowing them to focus on coping with the complexities of the new power units.

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