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Tombazis explains delay to spray solution

4 months ago

from: Pitpass.com

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The FIA's single seater boss Nikolas Tombazis has revealed the reason for the delay in finding a solution to reducing the amount of spray thrown up in wet weather. read more »

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F1's wheel cover tests to resume next year after teams seek delay

5 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 327 views )

The FIA has been evaluating ways of adding covers to wheels in rainy conditions to help minimise spray being thrown up, which can severely restrict visibility.Trials of an... read more »

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World Motor Sport Council decisions

6 months ago

from: Pitpass.com

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Decisions reached at today's WMSC meeting in Zurich include more tyre testing, research into spray in wet weather and an increase to the maximum fine that can be applied. read more »

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FIA plans more aggressive F1 wheel cover solution for next spray test

7 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 341 views )

A first trial of an idea at Silverstone in July did not yield the results hoped for, with the wheel-fairings used only reducing the spray thrown up by a small amount.F1 chiefs... read more »

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F1 eyes diffuser solution to help cure wet weather visibility problem

8 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 270 views )

A run of rain-impacted events has highlighted a major problem the current generation of ground effect F1 cars have in throwing up too much spray.Visibility has been... read more »

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Pirelli agrees with drivers that F1 wet tyres are "useless" now

9 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 385 views )

A late downpour caused the 2023 Belgian Grand Prix sprint race to be delayed. The field was then led by the safety car for five formation laps ahead of a rolling start.The... read more »

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Visibility issues in wet Spa F1 sprint 'as bad as ever'

9 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 358 views )

Heavy showers, which had all but prevented running in Friday's single free practice session, continued to wreak havoc on the Spa-Francorchamps circuit, with the start for... read more »

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Gasly "didn't feel safe" racing in Spa F1 sprint spray

9 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 384 views )

Gasly's opinion centres on the ongoing visibility problem F1 drivers face when running in the wet with the new ground effect generation of cars, which lift huge volumes of... read more »

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Verstappen defends "safer" Red Bull pit call in Spa F1 sprint

9 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 366 views )

To reduce spray after a late downpour, five formation laps were run behind the safety car ahead of a rolling start.Although drivers reported conditions were clear for... read more »

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Red Bull fail in bizzarre attempt to interrupt Sky Sports F1 live broadcast

9 months ago

from: GPfans.com

( 504 views )

A Red Bull engineer failed in his attempt to spray Sky Sports pit lane reporter, Ted Kravitz, with champagne, in an attempt to interrupt his live broadcast after the Hungarian... read more »

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Why F1's quest for rain 'spray guards' is so complex

9 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 347 views )

Unfortunately, the first track running of the prototype wheel arches or 'spray guards', as some are informally calling them, was not an instant success.However, as a... read more »

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Visibility in wet is F1's biggest safety issue, say drivers

10 months ago

from: EspnF1.com

( 430 views )

Racing in rain and spray is now Formula One's biggest safety concern and a trial of a mudguard-style device next week should be fast-tracked onto the cars if it works,... read more »

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British Grand Prix: Formula 1 drivers back trial of device to reduce rain spray

10 months ago

from: BBC.co.uk/F1

( 378 views )

Formula 1 drivers are backing a trial of a device aimed at reducing spray in the rain - and said races should not be started if visibility is bad. read more »

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F1 to test rain guards at Silverstone to improve wet-weather running

10 months ago

from: EspnF1.com

( 385 views )

Formula One teams will test a bolt-on wheel cover aimed at reducing spray in wet conditions next week. read more »

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Mercedes and McLaren aiming to revolutionise wet-weather driving

10 months ago

from: GPfans.com

( 520 views )

Mercedes and McLaren are set to test a new wheel arch component at Silverstone in the upcoming weeks which would dramatically decrease the amount of spray from a wet track surface. read more »

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Norris pleads with F1 to change rules with 'eyes closed' concern

10 months ago

from: GPfans.com

( 443 views )

Lando Norris has stated that a lack of visibility due to spray after rainfall is "one of the next biggest topics" that needs changing in Formula 1. read more »

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Norris: Rain visibility now one of F1's biggest safety topics

10 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 555 views )

Formula Regional driver van 't Hoff was killed on Saturday on the final lap of the race after spinning on the Kemmel straight in heavy rain and being hit by a following... read more »

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Verstappen: "Totally unnecessary" to restart Spa race that claimed life of van 't Hoff

10 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 477 views )

Van 't Hoff, an 18-year-old talent racing for Dutch team MP Motorsport, was killed when he crashed on the Kemmel straight in heavy rain and was then hit laterally by a... read more »

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Video: How to Stop an F1 Car Spraying in the Rain | Tech Talk | Crypto.com

about 1 year ago

from: YouTube.com

( 1111 views )

Laura Winter is joined by Albert Fabrega for the latest tech demo - this time focusing on the spray coming from the back of F1 cars in wet conditions! Watch full episodes of... read more »

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FIA reveals more about F1's wet-weather wheel arch plans

about 1 year ago

from: Autosport.com

( 492 views )

Motor racing's governing body revealed last month that it was going to start some trials for wheel arches to help in wet-weather races.With the lack of visibility due to... read more »

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F1 conducting studies on standard bodywork kit to reduce spray

about 1 year ago

from: MotorSportWeek.com

( 322 views )

Formula 1 says that it is carrying out studies on a standard bodywork kit to reduce how much spray the current cars kick up in wet weather. F1’s wet weather tyres are extremely... read more »

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F1 to trial fitting cars with wheel arches in wet races to reduce spray problem

about 1 year ago

from: Autosport.com

( 400 views )

Heavy spray thrown up by the cars during wet running has been a problem in F1 since the era of sophisticated aerodynamics began, but the drivers have suggested the problem has... read more »

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Video: Fire And The Iceman: Raikkonen Gets Sprayed With Fuel #Shorts

about 1 year ago

from: YouTube.com

( 2494 views )

A scary moment for Kimi Raikkonen as an error by the McLaren pit crew sees fuel spray into the path of the oncoming Finn in his Ferrari at the 2009 Brazilian Grand Prix. For... read more »

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F1 drivers discussing 'information laps' idea to help at rain-delayed races

about 1 year ago

from: Autosport.com

( 705 views )

After the washouts that led to both the Singapore and Japanese Grands Prix being delayed because of downpours, F1 drivers are convinced that a better solution can be found to... read more »

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Leclerc calls for "dangerous" wall-of-spray solution

about 1 year ago

from: GPfans.com

( 523 views )

Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc has called on F1 to find a solution for the "dangerous" walls of spray created by this year's new cars. read more »