Latest F1 2020 testing tech updates direct from the track

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Haas F1 Team VF-20 engine

Haas F1 Team VF-20 engine <span class="copyright">Giorgio Piola</span>
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A look inside the garage at the Haas VF20, where we get to see the exhaust layout and the thermal barrier applied to the top of the crash structure.

McLaren MCL35 front

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A look at the inverted W-shaped chin strap bulkhead design on the McLaren MCL35.

Ferrari SF1000 brake

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A look at Ferrari’s front brake assembly in the foreground and the boomerang arrangement in the background as it meets with the first element of the sidepod deflector mounted atop the floor axehead.

Lando Norris, McLaren MCL35

Lando Norris, McLaren MCL35 <span class="copyright">Steven Tee / Motorsport Images</span>
Lando Norris, McLaren MCL35 Steven Tee / Motorsport Images

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The McLaren MCL35 exits the garage and gives us a view of the side of the car as it does. Note where the exhaust has been heating the sidepod bodywork, and discoloured the paintwork on the car.

Red Bull Racing RB 16 engine

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Covers off – a look at the inner power unit shroudings used by Red Bull to keep heat away from the sidepods and also note the cooler stacked atop the airbox.

Red Bull Racing RB 16 engine

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From the other side we get to see a little more of the left bank of the power unit and even more of the suspension layout.

Racing Point RP20

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Racing Point RP20 Mark Sutton / Motorsport Images

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A great shot of the rear end on the Racing Point RP20, as it shows off the interpretation of the Mercedes design from last year.

Red Bull Racing RB16

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Red Bull Racing RB16 Andrew Hone / Motorsport Images

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A top-down overview of the updated bargeboards and sidepod deflectors on the Red Bull RB16.

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