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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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    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.
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    • 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'tRead more
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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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    EV: TECHRULES REN ELECTRIC SUPER CARChinese R&D company debut their Megawatt (960kw 1287hp) Electric Supercar with jet turbine range extender tech to support the 32KwH battery.

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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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    • This solution confuses me a little. And maybe the reason why they are not always using it is that it affects the rear wing. Hot air coming from the chimney would be expanded air withRead more
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    • Looks good for now!
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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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    • Or better! you can use through the oil adding a portion of booster containing oxygen on its structur, like Nitrobenzene (liqued) or Nitrophenol (solid). These products worksRead more
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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 willRead more
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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/manorf1Read more

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    • Sorry didn't look properly πŸ˜‚
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    • Just sat there is an unfinished 2017 car. Very sad πŸ˜”
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    SC: MCLAREN 720SMcLaren launched their 720S, the 650 replacement, with 720PS and just 1283kg.

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    WILLIAMS - ART OF AERO EXHIBITION : LONDONWilliams has collaborated with Blueshift GP to create a stunning new collection of artworks, inspired by aerodynamic images from Williams, which launches today at the Ransom Gallery inRead more

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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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    • Great article thanks Craig!My initial thought was that they could be using the wing to both create a little downforce using the cleanish air above the car while also using theRead more
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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 itRead more
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