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    F1: why no overtaking and are bigger wings the answer?

    Why do modern f1 cars struggle to overtake? its to do with highly loaded wings & aero surfaces forced by years restrictive rules, is there an answer?

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    • Hi Scarbs, Great stuff ( as usual ) and an interesting read. The problems that are discussed remind me a lot of MotoGP. 10 Years ago the racing was excellent, last corner deciders,Read more
      3 months ago
    • Enjoyed the reading and some solutions seem to fit the overtaking better. I always thought that the ground effect could be managed in a way that doesn't represent the danger of theRead more
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    US: 2018 INDYCAR DESIGN TEASERS RELEASED

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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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    WEC: TOYOTA UNVEIL 2017 TS050 HYBRID LMP1 CAR

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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 publicationRead more
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    • 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. ThisRead more
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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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