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Old 12-07-2017, 10:39 AM
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Re: rear diffuser

Using design principles from F1 and such series can be misleading, because the design of aero components is often complicated by the rules that limit the size and location of aero components. The 'extra' outlet you show could be that kind of case, where the separation is there to keep the main piece of the diffuser within the defined size limit and the second flap is there to effectively make the diffuser larger, but with a gap (although the gap may be there for other reasons).

Historically, the series with the most freedom to explore aerodynamics was probably the Group C sportscars of the late 80s/early 90s. If you want to see lots of technical info on these and many other cars and lots of other aero tech resources, check out mulsannescorner.com.
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