Aero Development Techniques

A variety of aero development techniques are available to an aerodynamicist when developing a racing car.  The techniques all have advantages and disadvantages, so the trick is knowing which technique is most appropriate to a given situation. Well funded aero programs will probably make use of all the available techniques at some point over the course of a season.

The aero development techniques can be split into three chief categories.  For a brief overview of the pros and cons of each the techniques, click below.