Bite-size tech: Mercedes ‘spoon’ rear wing

The spoon design is not a new concept and has been used in different guises down the years, most recently by Mercedes itself last season. However, this year a change in the regulations has allowed it to expand the lower central portion of the wing by 50mm up from 150mm to 200mm, allowing a less abrupt transition to the curvature of the mainplane and top flap. ... Keep reading