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It hould be noted that Redbull have over the years developed an artificial ride height system called a Hydraulic Pitch Bar which allows the car to run at mnimum ride height in all fuel load and aero load conditions. It uses the fact that fluid is incompressible an acts as an anti squat, anti dive system. I simplistic terms, chambers at either end of the car conncted by a fluid balance line. This allowed Newey to develop the aero around very stable platform with the car always in qualifying aero trim and rake angle. It first appeared on the RB6 rumours suggest. Add to this the introduction of exhaust hot blowing and the postion of the exhaust gases and you had a car that could overcome its power deficit and "switch on" the tyres for one lap qualifying and stay that way in the race because of stable ride height and heat manged tyres though exhaust blowing. Thus every time a Redbull left the startline in pole position it could open up sufficient gap to stay outside of the DRS zone wit



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