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Fun with Rear Wings, Part 1

I think of the rear wing on a Formula 1 car as analogous to the plumage of the male peacock, its primary purpose being to attract female cars as mates.

Oh, I’m joking, obviously. F1 cars don’t really mate. They reproduce asexually! However, the rear wing is still one of the more eye-catching parts of an F1 car, and for a while now I’ve had it in the back of my mind that I wanted to mess around with patterns made from images of rear wings. This afternoon, instead of accomplishing anything remotely useful, I finally began doing that. Here are the first three I’ve come up with. Bet you can guess within two seconds which rear wings they’re based on!

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