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Bite-size tech: Force India VJM09 front brake assembly

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Bite-size tech: Force India VJM09 front brake assembly
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Co-author: Matt Somerfield
Jul 21, 2016, 3:16 PM

It is always nice to see the detail of components exposed during the build-up of the cars when the teams first arrive at the circuit.

The image exposes the details of the front brake that are ordinarily covered by a plethora of carbon casings.

It shows how, internally, the airflow is managed once it has entered through the main inlet, with airflow cooling the calipers, brake discs and even shows how airflow is segregated to feed the blown axle for improved aerodynamics that have absolutely nothing to do with the brakes.

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Series Formula 1
Event Hungarian GP
Location Hungaroring
Teams Force India
Author Giorgio Piola