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WILLIAMS GOES HIGH-DOWNFORCE… AT LAST!

Williams mounted a high-downforce rear wing on its FW40 at Suzuka. Surprisingly, this was the first time the Grove-based team had done so this year, despite the F1 circus having already visited notoriously high-downforce tracks such as Monaco, Budapest, and Singapore. To put things in simple terms, the outline of the new main board is the opposite of the standard, curved spec, as the middle section sits higher and with a prominent curvature.