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How do F1 teams spy on each other?

How do Formula 1 teams spy on the technical advancements of their competors?

Everyone is always on the look out for what the competition is up to. It's not industrial espionage per se, but what you can see and photograph in the track is an advantage. Aerodynamic parts are the obvious targets as they are visible. Influences from other teams can be taken into use quite quickly. Some simple features are adopted in some weeks, but some can take up to six moths. Some solutions that work a cars can be completely incompatible with the design another.

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Written by Janita on Friday July 8, 2016
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