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2019 rules will 'change nothing'

about 1 month ago

from: GPfans.com

( 222 views )

Formula 1's 2019 aerodynamic changes, introduced with the stated aim of improving overtaking, have been skewered by Red Bull chief Dr Helmut Marko, who says the changes... read more »

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F1 2019 changes should cut downforce loss when following by a third

about 1 month ago

from: Autosport.com

( 209 views )

Formula 1 cars should lose around one third less downforce when following each other next year, according to the latest predictions from the FIA read more »

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Hulkenberg backs Vettel on downforce 'holes' causing F1 spins

about 1 month ago

from: Autosport.com

( 199 views )

Nico Hulkenberg believes it is hard for Formula 1 outsiders to understand how sensitive modern cars are in battle, following Sebastian Vettel's downforce "hole"... read more »

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Vettel suggests 'downforce hole' could be cause of 'weird' spins

about 1 month ago

from: Crash.Net

( 154 views )

Sebastian Vettel thinks there is a technical reason being the cause of his recent succession of "weird" spins.  read more »

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Sebastian Vettel: Ferrari downforce 'hole' may cause 'weird' spins

about 1 month ago

from: Autosport.com

( 178 views )

Sebastian Vettel thinks the downforce "hole" left by rivals' Formula 1 cars in battle could be a factor in explaining his series of "weird" spins this year read more »

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Kimi ‘lost a lot of downforce’ in Max incident

2 months ago

from: PlanetF1.com

( 195 views )

Kimi Raikkonen has admitted that the incident between himself and Max Verstappen on the first lap led to him losing downforce. read more »

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Romain Grosjean: Suzuka “not an easy track to set up the car” for

2 months ago

from: TheCheckeredFlag.co.uk

( 168 views )

Suzuka may be a firm favourite amongst drivers, but it can be difficult to get the balance of downforce right for. read more »

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The Ground Effect

3 months ago

from: F1Technical.net

( 296 views )

The means of generating downforce in F1 is broadly unchanged since the Lotus 78 - a car which is now over 40 years old - namely a front wing, a downforce producing underbody,... read more »

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How the top F1 teams' wheelbase and rake compares in 2018

3 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 455 views )

This weekend's Singapore Grand Prix marks the return of the proper downforce battle in Formula 1 after the low-drag challenges of Spa and Monza read more »

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How Formula 1's top teams tackled Monza tech headaches

3 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 274 views )

Monza's long flat-out straights force Formula 1 teams to think more about drag levels and trimming downforce at the Italian Grand Prix than elsewhere read more »

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Drivers urge Sauber to improve low-downforce package

3 months ago

from: MotorSportWeek.com

( 205 views )

Drivers urge Sauber to improve low-downforce package read more »

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Vettel leads the way FP1 Spa-Francorchamp

4 months ago

from: F1Technical.net

( 154 views )

After the annual summer break, the F1 circus lands on the circuit of Spa Francorchamp, a medium downforce track with 70% of the lap on the throttle. And thus free practice one... read more »

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‘Compromise Between Higher And Lower Downforce’ is ‘More Difficult’ at Spa – Pilbeam

4 months ago

from: TheCheckeredFlag.co.uk

( 252 views )

Renault Sport Formula One Team's Ciaron Pilbeam feels Spa is on the toughest tracks to set a car up at ahead of this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix read more »

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Video: First Look At The 2019 F1 Front Wing Designs

4 months ago

from: Autosport Videos

( 318 views )

We take a quick look at the 2019 front wing designs from Williams, Force India and Red Bull. All teams have been testing a simplified front wing design to help aid overtaking... read more »

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How F1 teams chased 'dirty downforce' gains in Hungarian GP

5 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 324 views )

The Hungaroring is a challenge for Formula 1 drivers and engineers alike, and is often likened to Monaco but without the walls read more »

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Vandoorne swaps chassis for Hungarian GP

5 months ago

from: Crash.Net

( 223 views )

In a bid to remedy his long-running downforce issues, Stoffel Vandoorne swaps chassis for this weekend's race in Hungary. read more »

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How a non-performance aero change helped Williams's F1 car

5 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 273 views )

At the German Grand Prix, Williams took a step forward with its so-far troublesome FW41 thanks to a new front wing that wasn't about adding downforce or increasing top speed read more »

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Alonso tells McLaren to investigate Vandoorne's car

5 months ago

from: Pitpass.com

( 313 views )

Fernando Alonso has called on McLaren to investigate the downforce issues that appear to be affecting his teammate's car only. read more »

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Stoffel Vandoorne 'hasn't forgotten how to drive' amid downforce loss

5 months ago

from: MotorSportWeek.com

( 209 views )

Stoffel Vandoorne 'hasn't forgotten how to drive' amid downforce loss read more »

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Alonso: Data shows 'clear' downforce loss on Vandoorne's McLaren

5 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 335 views )

Fernando Alonso says his McLaren team needs to conduct a "deep investigation" into the "clear" lack of downforce affecting his Formula 1 team-mate Stoffel... read more »

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Fernando Alonso: 2018 F1 rule changes hurt McLaren

5 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 252 views )

Fernando Alonso believes McLaren lost out to Formula 1 rule changes over the winter that cost the team downforce it has been unable to recover read more »

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McLaren admits its 2018 Formula 1 car has less downforce than 2017

5 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 249 views )

McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown has admitted the team's 2018 Formula 1 car has less downforce than last year's machine read more »

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Kubica: Downforce is the medicine to cure FW41

6 months ago

from: Pitpass.com

( 266 views )

At the end of a busy session spent evaluating various new aero parts, Robert Kubica concluded that the big issue facing Williams contender, the FW41, is the lack of downforce. read more »

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Mercedes: Bottas lost five percent downforce in France 

6 months ago

from: Crash.Net

( 305 views )

Mercedes data has revealed Valtteri Bottas lost around five percent downforce from his F1 car during the French Grand Prix.  read more »

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Daniel Ricciardo: "We were definitely quicker than fourth place"

6 months ago

from: TheCheckeredFlag.co.uk

( 453 views )

The Australian was forced to settle for fourth in France after debris caused damage to his front wing that left him compromised with downforce and tyre life. read more »