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Alonso: F1's ground effect cars can be 'confusing'

about 1 month ago

from: Autosport.com

( 306 views )

The radical overhaul of the technical rules for 2022 shifted the aerodynamic bias, with the underside of the car taking the priority over top surfaces to produce 60% of total... read more »

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The key to Mercedes reversing its slow-start F1 trend

5 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 223 views )

For the return of ground effect in 2022, Mercedes sought to run the W13 as low to the asphalt as possible to achieve maximum theoretical downforce.But the car was hurt by... read more »

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Norris expands on back issues aggravated by current F1 cars

6 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 228 views )

Last year, F1 switched to ground-effect-based cars which are set up extremely stiff to generate the most downforce. That set-up had the unintended side-effect of porpoising on... read more »

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F1 drivers divided over ‘stiff’ current generation cars

6 months ago

from: MotorSportWeek.com

( 316 views )

Drivers have been left divided over the stiff nature of the current generation of Formula 1 cars, with some raising concerns over the long-term health implications since the... read more »

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Mercedes thinks it has finally found ride height sweet spot for 2024 F1 car

7 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 368 views )

The German manufacturer has endured a challenging time since the switch to ground-effect cars at the start of the 2022 campaign.Last year's W13 was blighted by porpoising,... read more »

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Mercedes chief admits porpoising fear over latest upgrade package

7 months ago

from: GPfans.com

( 468 views )

Mercedes chief technical officer Mike Elliott has revealed that the team will need to 'take a really good look' at their latest set of upgrades to check that they... read more »

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Wolff: Mercedes needed early F1 season shock to be bold with car change

9 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 414 views )

Mercedes persisted with its troubled 2022 car concept in the belief that dialling out porpoising would unlock its true potential on the new W14.But it turned up at Bahrain... read more »

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F1 fans react as porpoising returns for Mercedes, Red Bull and others

9 months ago

from: GPfans.com

( 466 views )

Formula 1 fans have taken to social media to express their DISBELIEF over the return of porpoising during first practice in Barcelona, with Mercedes, Red Bull and McLaren among... read more »

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

9 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 346 views )

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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Mercedes porpoising issues return as Verstappen and Red Bull dominate FP1

9 months ago

from: GPfans.com

( 265 views )

Max Verstappen finished fastest during Free Practice 1 in Barcelona, after George Russell complained of "bouncing" in his Mercedes in a repeat of their porpoising... read more »

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Stella: All teams had recovered 2023 floor aero losses by race one

9 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 454 views )

In response to the bouncing sensation experienced by many teams last season upon the return of ground-effect regulations, the FIA changed the technical rulebook for 2023.A key... read more »

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Lewis Hamilton filmed porpoising at Coachella

11 months ago

from: GPfans.com

( 317 views )

Lewis Hamilton is attending the 2023 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, where he was caught on camera 'porpoising'. read more »

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Wolff rubbishes claims of Allison hands-on return to Mercedes F1 car design

11 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 482 views )

After the disappointing start to life for the limited W14 machine, the successor to the porpoising 2022 car, there was speculation that Allison had resumed a more hands-on role... read more »

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The "perfect storm" that led Mercedes down the wrong F1 path in 2023

11 months ago

from: Autosport.com

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Mercedes' crippling 2022 porpoising issues are well documented, the team unable to run the W13 as low as it wanted to extract its ultimate performance.But over the second... read more »

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Hamilton calls out position of W14 cockpit for giving "worst feelings"

11 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 575 views )

While the team has solved the porpoising and bouncing that underlined its 2022 fall to third, the fixes have exposed an underlying ground-effects concept that fundamentally... read more »

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Wolff admits Mercedes unlikely to catch Red Bull in 2023

11 months ago

from: MotorSportWeek.com

( 262 views )

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has conceded that it is unrealistic to expect Mercedes to catch up to Red Bull in the 2023 Formula 1 season. Although Mercedes has not suffered a... read more »

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Video: When Does Downforce Become Porpoising? | F1 TV Tech Talk | Crypto.com

12 months ago

from: YouTube.com

( 475 views )

Albert Fabrega is back at the Tech Talk desk explaining the ever-evolving world of floors on an F1 car. For more F1® videos, visit https://www.Formula1.com Follow F1®:... read more »

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Hamilton knew of Mercedes' 2023 F1 car "challenges" from first drive

12 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 674 views )

His comments echo those the seven-time world champion made after his first run in the troubled W13 last season in what turned out to be his first winless campaign in F1.However... read more »

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Why new rear wing hints at change of F1 approach for Mercedes

12 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 663 views )

As well as last year's W13 suffering from porpoising and a lack of useable downforce, it also left Lewis Hamilton and George Russell facing a deficit on the straights.The... read more »

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Mercedes has fixed Bahrain F1 testing balance woes "pretty easily"

12 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 321 views )

The Mercedes camp was buoyed by the lack of bouncing during the first of three days at the Sakhir circuit following a 2022 significantly hampered by the returning porpoising... read more »

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Magnussen: F1 floor tweaks make 2023 cars more wind-sensitive

about 1 year ago

from: Autosport.com

( 631 views )

Last year, many F1 teams struggled with excessive bouncing on the new ground effect cars, which led to lobbying to tweak the regulations for 2023 on safety grounds.For 2023 the... read more »

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Video: F1 2023's Testing Tech - Who Upgraded What and Why?

about 1 year ago

from: Autosport Videos

( 355 views )

Now we've seen 2023's F1 race cars on track, the actual aero tech behind the speed cannot be hidden any longer. We've seen various front wing designs, floor... read more »

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Mercedes "in a much better place" after final day of F1 testing

about 1 year ago

from: Autosport.com

( 418 views )

Lewis Hamilton and George Russell made an encouraging start to the 2023 test on Thursday with a car that didn't seem to suffer from porpoising like its cursed... read more »

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Hamilton: New Mercedes retains "underlying things" from troubled 2022

about 1 year ago

from: Autosport.com

( 309 views )

Mercedes was pleased to report "no bouncing" during the first of three days of testing at Bahrain as it has sought to eliminate the porpoising phenomenon that dogged... read more »

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Russell: Mercedes has "good problems" to solve with 2023 F1 car

about 1 year ago

from: Autosport.com

( 398 views )

Mercedes has been under scrutiny during Bahrain testing as it seeks to recover from a 2022 campaign hurt by porpoising and drag that caused its fall to third in the... read more »