Now McLaren working on 'double DRS' system

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Aug.3 (GMM) McLaren looks set to be the next team with a 'double DRS'-like system aboard its 2012 car.

Lotus F1 Team rear wing
Lotus F1 Team rear wing

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After Mercedes and then Lotus pioneered the straightline speed-boosting concept this season, it emerged that the FIA intends to ban it for 2013 and beyond.

But according to sporting director Sam Michael, work is well underway on a McLaren version.

"It's not like the Lotus one, but we are studying such a system," the Australian is quoted by the Italian website f1passion.it.

Michael said he is not sure when the 'double DRS' or 'super DRS' will make its debut on the MP4-27.

"We must be careful that it does not take time away from our other updates," he added.

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