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DOWN­FORCE

It’s the force act­ing down­wards on a ve­hi­cle as air ows over its body, in­creas­ing the nor­mal force (grip) be­tween the tyre and road in­ter­face as the speed in­creases. Here’s the max­i­mum down­force of some iconic per­for­mance cars.

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