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F1 Miami GP: Tech images from the pitlane explained

26 days 18 minutes ago

from: Autosport.com

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As the RB20 is prepared for action we are able to see the front and rear brake assemblies in various states of undress.  Disc fairings are used at both ends of the car to help... read more »

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Mercedes joins Williams and RB with 'quick and cheap' F1 cockpit airflow upgrades

about 1 month ago

from: Autosport.com

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While teams are often reluctant to introduce major development packages for sprint race weekends, because of limited track running, it does not prevent them seeking gains in... read more »

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Allison argues F1 dirty air management ‘tested to destruction’

2 months ago

from: MotorSportWeek.com

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Mercedes Technical Director James Allison believes that Formula 1’s attempts to control dirty air through regulation changes have gone in the wrong direction. The sport’s 2022... read more »

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Analysis: Does F1 have a dirty air problem?

3 months ago

from: Autosport.com

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The phenomenon of boiling, twisting vortices being generated by winged F1 machines has been an issue through the generations.But in the championship's moves to improve its... read more »

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Williams sticks with 2023 Mercedes F1 pull-rod rear suspension

3 months ago

from: Autosport.com

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As part of a revamp that Mercedes has made to its new W15 challenger, the team has moved to a push-rod configuration on its rear suspension layout.Used to good effect by Red... read more »

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F1 tech review: McLaren reverses fortunes after poor start

5 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 364 views )

A regular stream of parts were added to the car throughout its campaign, so let's take a detailed look at some of the MCL60's finer details and those crucial upgrades... read more »

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FIA will wait until 2026 to act on F1's outwash 'loopholes'

6 months ago

from: Autosport.com

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F1's move to the current ground-effect rules set in 2022 was prompted by a desire to allow cars to follow much closer to each other.  One of the core features of the... read more »

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F1 and Pirelli to work on all-new tyre concept for 2025

7 months ago

from: Autosport.com

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After Pirelli designed new 23-inch tyres for the initial switch to ground-effects last season, subsequent aerodynamic development from teams has led to complaints about how... read more »

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F1's current cars getting as hard to follow as in 2020/2021, lament drivers

9 months ago

from: Autosport.com

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While the Italian Grand Prix featured a number of overtakes and plenty of wheel-to-wheel action to show what is possible with the current generation of cars, there is now some... read more »

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Mercedes joins in with Formula 1's latest rear wing trick

10 months ago

from: Autosport.com

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They have utilised a feature that connects the rear wing endplate and upper flap's tip section differently in a bid to help manipulate airflow in this area of the car. It... read more »

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Tsunoda reckons AlphaTauri F1 upgrades not working

11 months ago

from: Autosport.com

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The team submitted eight technical changes to the FIA for the Silverstone weekend. These are led by a reworked floor with a raised edge, a tweaked diffuser to reduce how much... read more »

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Ferrari: Red Bull-style sidepods not a knee-jerk copy 

12 months ago

from: Autosport.com

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As part of an upgrade delivered at the Spanish Grand Prix, the Italian squad abandoned the bathtub in-wash sidepod design that it had used since the start of 2022. Instead, the... read more »

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F1 teams report porpoising return in Barcelona, expected to be track-specific

12 months ago

from: Autosport.com

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The porpoising sensation that many thought had been left in the 1980s returned to the series during the early part of 2022 upon the rejig of the regulations that heralded the... read more »

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Video: F1 Floor Tech: Red Bull & Mercedes's Approaches Explained

12 months ago

from: Autosport Videos

( 582 views )

Sergio Perez and Lewis Hamilton's Monaco crashes gave us an exciting new look at the underside floor tech of Red Bull's RB19 and Mercedes' W14 F1 cars - and... read more »

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Ferrari: FIA was "crystal clear" F1 front wing concept was legal

about 1 year ago

from: Autosport.com

( 1691 views )

The Maranello-based outfit raised some eyebrows when the front wing of its 2023 challenger featured the very same slot gap separator trick concept that Mercedes had been told... read more »

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Leclerc: 2023 Ferrari F1 car better on straights but slower in corners

about 1 year ago

from: Autosport.com

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Ferrari's F1-75 package from 2022 packed on impressive downforce levels with its heavily sculpted sidepods feeding upper level airflow into the critical floor and... read more »

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How F1's bigger wheels have impacted car designs

about 1 year ago

from: Autosport.com

( 782 views )

Some areas of the cars required a deeper analysis to understand their implications - with perhaps one of the biggest being the shift in size of wheel rims from 13 to... read more »

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Ferrari set to hit weight targets with F1 2023 car

about 1 year ago

from: Autosport.com

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As part of an optimisation process conducted over the winter, Ferrari has targeted key areas of improvement that it thinks can lift it chances for the new season.The first is... read more »

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2023 Formula 1 season: Drivers’ height and weight

about 1 year ago

from: MotorSportWeek.com

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Ahead of the 2023 Formula 1 season, here you can see the height and weight of each driver on the grid. A driver's height and weight is important to F1 engineers as it can... read more »

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FIA formally outlaws Mercedes F1 slot-gap separator trick

about 1 year ago

from: Autosport.com

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Mercedes had arrived at the United States Grand Prix in Austin with a new front wing design, but its use of provocative slot gap separators quickly garnered attention from its... read more »

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F1 eyes in-car video screens to replace mirrors, but faces key hurdles

about 1 year ago

from: Autosport.com

( 859 views )

With car designers always keen to make mirrors interfere as little as possible with airflow over the car, the FIA has long had to push hard to enforce their size and position... read more »

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Video: The Quest For Flawless Floors | F1 TV Tech Talk | Crypto.com

about 1 year ago

from: YouTube.com

( 542 views )

Albert Fabrega is back with another fabulous demonstration! He joins Will Buxton to demonstrate the magic of ground effect, and how the airflow changes as an F1 car gets closer... read more »

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Italian GP: Latest F1 technical images from Monza

about 1 year ago

from: Autosport.com

( 480 views )

Red Bull Racing RB18 detailPhoto by: UncreditedRed Bull's unique sidepod inlet design with an open top and large undercut undoubtedly has significant cooling and... read more »

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Italian GP: Latest F1 technical images from the pits and on track

about 1 year ago

from: Autosport.com

( 860 views )

AlphaTauri AT03 rear suspension detailPhoto by: Giorgio PiolaAt the rear corner of the AlphaTauri AT03, note the small winglets mounted on the inner surface of the brake duct... read more »

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F1 rivals ready to copy Aston Martin rear wing even if it hurts racing

about 1 year ago

from: Autosport.com

( 859 views )

For the Hungarian Grand Prix, Aston Martin has introduced an aggressive rear wing concept that offers an alternative interpretation of rules that were originally intended to... read more »