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Formula One 2002
INTRO
FRONT WING
COCKPIT
ROLLOVER BAR
TYRES/WHEELS
FUEL TANK
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OIL TANK
REAR WING
ENGINE
AERODYNAMICS
GEARBOX
STEERING
Rear wing locator

Rear wing
 
The rear wing helps glue the rear wheels to the track, and therefore has an important role to play in performance.

However, it also hugely increases drag. This means designers are constantly working to use as little angle of incidence on the rear wing as possible without harming overall performance.

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