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Latest F1 news about: Downforce

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Vettel wants to ‘get rid of some downforce’

1 day 21 hours ago

from: PlanetF1.com

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Sebastian Vettel says that although the current Formula 1 cars have "phenomenal" levels of downforce, he wouldn't mind getting rid of some to create lighter cars. read more »

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Vettel: Current high downforce F1 cars too heavy

2 days 1 hour ago

from: Autosport.com

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Sebastian Vettel says Formula 1's "ridiculous" amount of downforce at the moment still cannot make up for the current generation of cars being too heavy read more »

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Ricciardo: RS20 needs more ‘grip’ and ‘downforce’

about 1 month ago

from: PlanetF1.com

( 297 views )

Daniel Ricciardo believes Renault's RS20 is an improvement on last season, but needs more "grip" and "downforce". read more »

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Ferrari has sacrificed power for reliability on 2020 package

about 1 month ago

from: MotorSportWeek.com

( 176 views )

Ferrari has relinquished its advantage in the power stakes in order to enhance reliability, according to its team boss, in parallel to its decision to chase greater downforce.... read more »

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Ferrari battling performance trade-off – Binotto

about 1 month ago

from: MotorSportWeek.com

( 154 views )

Ferrari Team Principal Mattia Binotto says the squad is still trying to optimise the downforce/drag trade-off with its 2020 Formula 1 car, the SF1000. The SF1000’s predecessor... read more »

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Video: Allison gives rivals scary insight into the W11

about 1 month ago

from: Pitpass.com

( 179 views )

As if Mercedes hasn't done enough to scare the living daylights out of its rivals, James Allison admits that along with being a more aggressive car than its predecessor,... read more »

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Ferrari overhaul their engine design for 2020

4 months ago

from: PlanetF1.com

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Ferrari boss, Mattia Binotto, has said "quite significant changes" have been made to the engine and the 2020 car itself will have a lot more downforce. read more »

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Ferrari plans major engine overhaul for 2020 F1 season

4 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 238 views )

Ferrari is making "quite significant changes" to its Formula 1 engine as well as adding "a lot more downforce" to its car for 2020, in its bid to topple... read more »

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Horner hails overall RB package after straight line boost

5 months ago

from: PlanetF1.com

( 230 views )

Red Bull's downforce levels contributed just as much as the power unit to their straight line speed advantage at high altitude races, according to team boss Christian Horner. read more »

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Horner: Red Bull advantage at high altitude not just Honda F1 power

5 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 256 views )

Red Bull Formula 1 boss Christian Horner believes his team's straightline speed advantage at high altitude is just as much down to downforce levels as it is engine power read more »

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How realistic is FIA's bold 2021 F1 downforce retention % claim?

5 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 324 views )

The FIA admits Formula 1 cars are unlikely to retain as much downforce as its 2021 research suggests, but hopes the new rules will still produce a "very big step" read more »

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Vettel: F1's more downforce move not a mistake

5 months ago

from: Crash.Net

( 284 views )

Sebastian Vettel says F1's regulation changes to increase downforce wasn't an error as he gives backing to the 2021 plans read more »

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Mexico GP: Qualifying team notes - Haas

6 months ago

from: Pitpass.com

( 258 views )

At this level of altitude, we just don't carry enough downforce to let us do a decent run. read more »

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Tricky tyre management - technical news from the Mexican Grand Prix

6 months ago

from: F1Technical.net

( 271 views )

As expected, the high altitude in Mexico caused for headaches for both engineers and drivers during the first day of practice around the Hermanos Rodriguez race track. The thin... read more »

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Leclerc Suzuka collision cost Verstappen's Red Bull 25% downforce

6 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 314 views )

Max Verstappen retired from the Japanese Grand Prix because his first-lap clash with Charles Leclerc cost him almost 25% downforce on his Red Bull Formula 1 car read more »

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Ferrari ramp up development push - Technical news from the Singapore GP

7 months ago

from: F1Technical.net

( 236 views )

After the last two grands prix were dominated by Ferrari's Charles Leclerc, the pecking order was expected to change for the Singapore Grand Prix. The Marina Bay Circuit... read more »

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Singapore GP: Qualifying team notes - Renault

7 months ago

from: Pitpass.com

( 207 views )

We're more comfortable here than other high downforce tracks this season, having learnt some lessons at previous races. read more »

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Ricciardo: Time for Renault "homework" at high-downforce tracks

7 months ago

from: Crash.Net

( 335 views )

Daniel Ricciardo hopes Renault will soon be in a position where it can replicate its strong performance at Monza at all types of F1 circuits. read more »

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Williams' Robson: "Marina Bay lies roughly between Monaco and Hungary in terms of general set-up"

7 months ago

from: TheCheckeredFlag.co.uk

( 299 views )

Dave Robson says Williams will need to adopt a downforce level somewhere between that seen in Monaco and Hungary in this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix. read more »

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How F1 teams have adapted to low-downforce Monza challenge

7 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 238 views )

Several Formula 1 teams have fitted Monza-specific aerodynamic packages ahead of the Italian Grand Prix, which feature low-downforce wings to reduce drag on the straights read more »

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Belgian GP: Practice team notes - Haas

7 months ago

from: Pitpass.com

( 235 views )

Not a very successful FP1 and FP2 for us, we are struggling a little bit on these low downforce tracks. read more »

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Tech: How F1 teams react to high-speed Belgian Grand Prix's demands

8 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 261 views )

Multiple Formula 1 teams have been seen with customary low-downforce packages ahead of the Belgian Grand Prix as they react to the demands of the Spa-Francorchamps circuit read more »

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Vettel: Spa is easier now

8 months ago

from: GPfans.com

( 254 views )

Sebastian Vettel says Spa-Francorchamps has become easier to drive as Formula 1 cars have gained more and more downforce. read more »

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Lack of downforce not Ferrari's sole weakness - Binotto

8 months ago

from: Crash.Net

( 326 views )

Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto says a lack of maximum downforce is not the sole weakness of the team's 2019 F1 car. read more »

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Ferrari admits it should've focused on downforce with 2019 F1 car

8 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 331 views )

Ferrari should have put more of an emphasis on downforce when designing its 2019 Formula 1 car, team boss Mattia Binotto has admitted read more »