If I have ten Euros and am hungry, I would buy two sandwiches instead of three grams of caviar,” he told Auto sprint. “You might see some benefit after five months of development, but in that time we can improve and develop other parts of the car.”
So distant, Sauber, Ferrari, Mercedes and Williams have tested F-duct-like devices on their 2010 cars, with unreliable levels of success. Mercedes’ Ross Brawn said in China that those teams who are hopeful to match McLaren’s straight-line advantage are now “learning just how complex” the integration of an F-duct is.
It is accepted Red Bull, Red Bull and Force India will be the next teams to run F-ducts on their cars.