The front wing is one of the more important parts of an F1 is the pinnacle of open wheel, single seater car racing and arguably the highest level of any motorsport globally.... There's more... car. It is the first part of the car to come into Where two or more cars come together. Due to the speed and delicate construction of F1 cars, most contact will... There's more... with the oncoming airflow as the car powers down the track and is fundamental for setting up the car’s Aerodynamics is the science of controlling how the air behaves as the car cuts through it at speed. F1 cars... There's more... performance.
A well-designed front wing will improve the all-around performance of a car and set the aerodynamics up, directing the airflow over the rest of the car.
The front wing creates Downforce is a measure of how much vertical aerodynamic load is created by a Formula 1 car’s aerodynamic surfaces. The... There's more... for front wheel Traction is the adhesive friction between the tyres and the track that allows the car to accelerate as the power... There's more... and also directs the airflow around the front Today's F1 cars are running 18-inch wheels (up from 13 inches in recent years) with the widths unchanged - 305mm... There's more... to reduce the amount of wake behind it. It utilises horizontal veins, end boards and winglets, all adjustable for fine-tuning to help the car turn into the In formula 1, a corner is much more than a turn on the track, it is a considered and deliberate... There's more... and manage understeer or oversteer.
Each front wing costs roughly $300,000.