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    Craig Scarborough

    25 Mar

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    F1: McLAREN HONDA- Rocky road to Melbourne

    What could have been a fearsome pairing has eroded into a ongoing crisis. what's happened to mclaren honda over the winter and where does it go now?

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    • Magnificent post, but guys! could you break up the last sections into a more graphically identifiable sections? It feels like somebody rushed a great article into publication Read more
      52 mins ago
    • Thank you Craig Scarborough for restoring my faith in drive tribe, I've noticed some absolute drivel infiltrating my feed recently i.e. 'Why women love James may' etc. This Read more
      13 hours ago
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    Craig Scarborough

    24 Mar

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    F1: BURNING LEAN – PRE-CHAMBER COMBUSTION TECHNOLOGY

    Since 2014 F1 engines have used a 1/3 less fuel, yet produce nearly 1000hp from a 1.6l! this has been possible by some very clever combustion tech

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    • Brilliant, thanks for the insight.
      2 days ago
    • The level of complexity that the Formula One engines are currently at is only matched by the sheer brilliance exhibited in their optimisation.I wonder why these aspects aren't Read more
      3 days ago

    Craig Scarborough

    17 Mar

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    F1: BUY A COMPLETE F1 TEAMSadly the assets of the Manor F1 team are up for auction, from a complete F1 chassis to a T shirt or wheel nut.www.gordonbrothers.co.uk/assets-for-sale/manorf1 Read more

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    • Sorry didn't look properly πŸ˜‚
      4 days ago
    • Just sat there is an unfinished 2017 car. Very sad πŸ˜”
      8 days ago

    Craig Scarborough

    7 Mar

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    SC: FERRARI 812Ferrari replaces the F12 Berlinetta front engined RWD supercar, now up to a 6.5 V12, with 800cv at 1,630kg

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    Craig Scarborough

    27 Feb

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    F1: Why does the Red Bull RB13 have a hole in its nose?

    On its launch, the new Red Bull RB13 for 2017 appeared to have a big hole in the end of its nose.

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    • I'll do a sketch for you...
      26 days ago
    • I have 2 questions with this. First, does anyone have a detailed explanation of how these V fins get around the rule banning a hole? Because Craig's explanation is very detailed, Read more
      29 days ago
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    Craig Scarborough

    25 Mar

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    F1: CONCERN OVER F1 ENGINES BURNING OIL AS A FUEL

    WITH F1 ENGINES HAVING 5l A RACE DRINKING HABIT, FINGERS ARE STARTING TO POINT THAT OIL IS BEING USED TO SUPPLEMENT THE FUEL FLOW RESTRICTIONS.

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    • Your actually looking in the wrong place. While you could burn oil as a source of power, that is not why they are burning. Introducing a little oil into the combustion process will Read more
      1 day ago
    • Bending the rules can lead to some pretty innovative tricks to getting a little extra edge!!
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    Craig Scarborough

    25 Mar

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    F1: RED BULL RB13 – MELBOURNE UPDATE AS UNDERSTATED AS THE LAUNCH CAR

    Something clever wAS Expected from the Red bull design teams update for melbourne, BUT The updates TO THE CAR shows this isn’t the case.

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    • I wonder how a simpler aero philosophy works in dirty air. Could Newey have designed his aero solution to work better in dirty air to make for easier overtaking?
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    Craig Scarborough

    7 Mar

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    SC: MCLAREN 720SMcLaren launched their 720S, the 650 replacement, with 720PS and just 1283kg.

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    Craig Scarborough

    28 Feb

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    F1: Mercedes W08 Shark fin - Chimney

    After shark fins made a reappearance in F1, many of us wondered where Mercedes fin was, it made its appearance in testing with an in-built chimney!

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    • Looks good for now!
      17 days ago
    • the fin/chimney should not be a frimny, it should be a chin. Nice technical post as always Scarbs.
      24 days ago

    Craig Scarborough

    28 Feb

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    F1: T-wings debut in 2017 F1 testing

    When Mercedes & Ferrari launched their 2017 car,s both featured a T-shaped winglet in front of the rear wing. how come these T-wings are cropping up?

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    • Craig is the only reason im here on drivetribe. I love the engineering of F1, and his regular insights are fantastic. I only enjoy the engineering when there is someone to explain it Read more
      28 days ago
    • thanks all
      28 days ago