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I'm Matthew Somerfield, a freelance journalist focused on the technical elements of Formula One. It has been a pleasure to provide content via this site for the last 5 years, which has led me to several paid freelancing jobs along the way. I'm currently plying my trade with and working alongside the legend that is Giorgio Piola.

This has seen the content here diminish as a result and I'd like that to change. In order to accomplish this I need your financial support, as I need to break free of the shackles of doing this part time. If you like the content I've been producing and want more of it I'd ask that if you can spare some change each month it'd go a long way towards transforming this site into the technical behemoth I know it can be.

As such I've set up a 'tip jar' over on Patreon and will continue to set goals and rewards based on our success -

27 Feb 2015

Mercedes have added some small winglets either side of the crash structure, these were added in unison with the changes to the diffuser and Y100 gurney extensions to further condition the flow in the region, maximising the central portion of the diffuser below and exhaust plume above.  These are nothing new as we have seen Force India use them on the VJM07 in 2014.


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