How to make an F1 car fast in the wet
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How to make an F1 car fast in the wet

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Following a rain-soaked day of action at Suzuka, BEN ANDERSON explores the keys to success and debunks some myths about dealing with wet conditions in modern Formula 1

Friday at Suzuka was the first time since the current V6 hybrid engine formula arrived in 2014 that we've had a first day of practice in F1 with absolutely no dry laps completed whatsoever.

The weather is expected to improve dramatically through the rest of the weekend, which potentially renders today's efforts at Suzuka meaningless in the grand scheme of things.

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