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30 Seconds To Know: What is DRS? (VIDEO)

May 24, 2014, 12:15 PM EDT

NBCSN’s Steve Matchett explains the drag reduction system used in Formula One racing. Matchett says the “DRS” improves straight-line speed by reducing the amount of drag on the race car. It works as an important overtaking tool during races, but must be used carefully in order to truly feel the benefits.

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