Wednesday, 16 March 2011

Brawn: New Exhausts "Significant"

Mercedes GP boss Ross Brawn has explained that he believes that the new exhaust systems, trialled by several teams this season, will be very effective.

Brawn also claims that the exhaust could be "more significant" than the double diffusers, widely credited for helping the Brawn team win their World Championship winning 2009 season.

The front-blown exhaust design was first unveiled by Lotus-Renault, but several other teams have also followed suit, as the design is shown to improve downforce, and therefore handling.

Brawn believes that in the future, stricter rules may well be introduced to unify the designs of the exhaust systems, but for the time being he does not think they will pose any regulatory problems.

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