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Low-speed corners in Montreal are forcing McLaren to compromise

12 days 11 hours ago

from: Autosport.com

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McLaren racing director Eric Boullier says that the team's qualifying strugle in Montreal was due to high downforce levels the team has had to run due to low-speed corners read more »

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Renault’s Chester feels Canada requires “Striking A Downforce Balance”

16 days 10 hours ago

from: TheCheckeredFlag.co.uk

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Nick Chester feels Renault can get another good result in Canada after a strong showing in Monaco read more »

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Nico Hülkenberg Q&A

16 days 13 hours ago

from: F1Zone.net

( 190 views )

After the team's third double-points finish of the season in Monaco, focus immediately switches to Montreal, a track which places emphasis on power, balancing downforce... read more »

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Gasly Expects STR13 "won't be easy to drive" at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve

17 days 15 hours ago

from: TheCheckeredFlag.co.uk

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Pierre Gasly will race in Canada for the first time this weekend and is expecting to find the STR13 a difficult car to drive due to the reduced downforce levels required at the... read more »

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Video: Six major Monaco F1 car modifications

27 days 10 hours ago

from: Autosport Videos

( 124 views )

F1 teams have come up with some weird and wonderful tricks over the years to gain as much downforce as possible, and those modifications always get bolted onto the cars when... read more »

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Crazy F1 tech solutions for the Monaco Grand Prix

28 days 8 hours ago

from: Autosport.com

( 184 views )

The Monaco Grand Prix is an outlier on the Formula 1 calendar, forcing teams to the extreme end of the scale when it comes to piling on downforce levels read more »

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Formula 1's aero flip-flopping is comical says Sebastian Vettel

about 1 month ago

from: Autosport.com

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Sebastian Vettel finds Formula 1's flip-flopping over aerodynamics "a bit comical" now rulemakers have pushed through a change to reduce downforce levels for 2019 read more »

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Verstappen Claims Increased Grip and Downforce is Turning Corners into Straights

about 1 month ago

from: TheCheckeredFlag.co.uk

( 128 views )

Max Verstappen claims that as the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya has so many flat-out cornering sections, it's effectively increasing the number of straights on the circuit read more »

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Video: Mercedes' low-downforce F1 tricks

about 1 month ago

from: Autosport Videos

( 196 views )

Motorsport Show investigates how Mercedes makes changes to its rear wing whenever it visits a high-speed F1 circuit. For more: http://bit.ly/motorsportshow read more »

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Brawn: Baku clash highlights need to think through downforce changes

about 1 month ago

from: Pitpass.com

( 185 views )

Ross Brawn has used the example of the Red Bull duo's Baku clash to highlight the need for downforce under braking not simply when cornering. read more »

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Formula 1: Williams drivers explain why 2018 car is off the pace

about 1 month ago

from: Autosport.com

( 170 views )

Williams's push to give its Formula 1 car more downforce has eliminated its previous straightline advantage without gaining enough cornering speed, say its drivers read more »

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How Mercedes gains from its unique F1 rear suspension

3 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 164 views )

Mercedes is the only Formula 1 team to have raised the pickup point of its rear upper wishbone in 2018, a move that improves both the downforce level of the car and the... read more »

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Renault revels 2018 challenger

4 months ago

from: F1Zone.net

( 339 views )

The Renault R.S.18 was unveiled today, marking Renault Sport Formula One Team's third chassis since its return to Formula 1 as a full works' entry in 2016. The... read more »

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T-wing loophole creates new tech battleground for 2018 F1 season

5 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 461 views )

Formula 1 teams are set to engage in a new design battleground over low T-wings in 2018, as part of a push to regain downforce lost at the rear of cars read more »

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Better Tyres Equals Better Racing Believes Stefan Johansson

5 months ago

from: TheCheckeredFlag.co.uk

( 324 views )

Former McLaren and Ferrari driver Stefan Johansson believes that in order for Formula 1 to improve its racing, they need to change the tyres with better grip and low downforce... read more »

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Gasly Hoping Aggressive Setup will Increase Chances in Brazilian Grand Prix

7 months ago

from: TheCheckeredFlag.co.uk

( 494 views )

Pierre Gasly is hoping that by removing downforce from his car, he'll be able to make use of the Brazilian Grand Prix's long straights for overtaking. read more »

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Japanese Grand Prix strategy guide

9 months ago

from: EspnF1.com

( 231 views )

SUZUKA, Japan -- In terms of lateral loads through the tyres, Suzuka is only matched by Spa-Francorchamps on the F1 calendar. This year those loads are higher than ever, with... read more »

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Red Bull drivers split on downforce levels

9 months ago

from: GPUpdate.net

( 418 views )

Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen have taken different set-up directions for the Japanese Grand Prix, as Red Bull looks to put pressure on Mercedes and… read more »

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Daniel Ricciardo: “Overall It Was A Good Morning”

9 months ago

from: TheCheckeredFlag.co.uk

( 584 views )

Daniel Ricciardo says that Red Bull Racing are not as quick down the straights due the amount of downforce placed on the car during practice ahead of this weekend's... read more »

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Red Bull F1 team facing Suzuka downforce set-up dilemma - Ricciardo

9 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 438 views )

The Red Bull Formula 1 team faces a downforce settings dilemma for the Japanese Grand Prix, reckons Daniel Ricciardo after practice read more »

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Suzuka Lap Record Under Threat in 2017 Conditions - Pirelli

9 months ago

from: TheCheckeredFlag.co.uk

( 1240 views )

The lap record at Suzuka is under threat in 2017 thanks to the downforce levels and softer tyres, according to Pirelli's Mario Isola. read more »

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2017 F1 cars 20mph quicker through fastest corners than last year

9 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 307 views )

Formula 1's fastest corners are up to 22mph faster this season, thanks to the increase in downforce and mechanical grip produced by the 2017 generation of cars read more »

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Wolff: Mercedes weaknesses in DNA of car

9 months ago

from: Crash.Net

( 519 views )

“Ferrari and Red Bull have shown strong performance on low-speed circuits demanding maximum downforce. We've found life more difficult at those places." read more »

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Mercedes F1 team's upgrades to come after Singapore Grand Prix

10 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 719 views )

Mercedes is working on developments to improve its high-downforce performance in Formula 1 this year, but Valtteri Bottas does not expect them to be ready for the Singapore... read more »

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Video: Ferrari's high-downforce changes so far in 2017

10 months ago

from: Autosport Videos

( 676 views )

Ahead of the Singapore GP, here is how Ferrari's successful high-downforce package evolved from Monaco to Hungary. For more visit... read more »