Williams had been asked to change its front pedals and suspension by the FIA, that had deemed them unsuitable to satisfy up with the regulations.
In particular, the suspension geometry featured a member mounted aft of the lower wishbone — however that was in direct contravention of Article 10.3.5 of their technical regulationsthat permit just six members per suspension upright.
Additional the mirrors have already been changed to a conventional affair, ditching the prior curved design that was shaped to enhance outwash.
The mirror still uses a shroud, however, also creates a uniform box across the perimeter of the mirror itself – similar in design to that streak by Toro Rosso this particular season.
With this design, Williams remains hoping to derive some degree of performance from the mirror, but perhaps not to the degree of the former design.
In addition to this enforced upgrades, Williams has also emerged in Australia having a fresh T-wing design to enhance performance behind the vehicle.
The middle section is tilted downwards, improving the flow movement over the exhaust department; although this may create a small amount of elevator, the circulating airflow coming out of the exhaust can be led downwards at the rear crash arrangement ‘flick’.
Moving outboard, the T-wings spin to a cambered profile that will generate a small amount of down force. The hints droop downwards, developing tighter and more compact hint vortices to minimise drag.
All these vortices may subsequently be employed to enhance the suction face of the back wing, developing a stronger lower pressure area at the bottom.