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Toro Rosso has bucked the presenting style in Formula One and publicize it is not functioning on a F-duct device. Among the exemption of the three new teams, all teams have indicated they are looking into the idea first used by McLaren, and it had been predictable Toro Rosso would follow suit. But according to technical boss Giorgio Ascanelli, the assessment not to do so was purely financial.

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.

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