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The famous John Player Special MK III, designed by Colin Chapman
"Ground effects were first implemented in Formula One by Lotus designer Colin Chapman. In a time when equalizing the performances of F1 engines was not an option – in the 1970s that is – the teams using Cosworth power plants were trying to find a viable solution to make up for the loss in performances as compared to richer F1 manufacturers. And maximizing the power of their engines through some clever aerodynamics was the only way they knew how. The term “gro..." Continue Reading →
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