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It depends on the bend, mate. The type of corner you’re exiting.

A one-size-fits-all tool is rear toe. Increase it a couple clicks and you’ll most likely find the car more lenient with your throttle application. More rear toe results in more stability as the driven wheels point towards each other.

Other than that, it really depends on the type of corner.

A fast turn? Like high 6 gear to 8 gear? You’re being aerodynamically limited and could use more downforce. More rear wing - or less front wing, if it is the front that is pitching the car forwards. Anti-roll bars could help too.

A slow corner after a hard braking zone? Springs and anti-roll bars. You need to plant your rear more firmly to the ground by making the weight shift backwards. Make the rear softer by either stiffening the front or, well, softening the rear.

Generally, regarding aerodynamic grip, the more angled the wing more downforce will be applied to it, giving you more grip.

Now with mechanical grip, the softer you make a given axle the more weight you allow to sit there. The stiffer the end, the more weight it will kick to the other end on those transient driving conditions – hard acceleration, hard braking, fast and sustained cornering.

However what we usually don’t realize is the role of balance, specially with the suspension. It is not only how soft or how stiff the springs or sway bars are. It matters how you set it up in relation to the other end of the car.

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