Mercedes explains Dutch Grand Prix upgrades for the W14!

© Steve Etherington for Mercedes-Benz Grand Prix Ltd.

Mercedes lists and explains the upgrades for the W14 that the team has introduced ahead of the Dutch Grand Prix.

Floor edge

Reason for change: Performance – flow Conditioning

Difference: Reduced span forward floor edge wing

Description: “Offloads the floor edge wing a little, which in turn reduces losses improving flow to the rear and increasing rear downforc.”

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Sidepod inlet

Reason for change: Performance – flow Conditioning

Difference: Decambered inboard mirror stay

Description: “Improved robustness of mirror stay through all conditions, improving flow quality to the rear of the car and increasing rear wing load.”

Beam wing

Reason for change: Performance – local load

Difference: Increased element camber and chord

Description: “Increased element camber and chord increases beam wing local downforce (and drag) which in turn increases the rear floor load.”

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