spinmastermic wrote:Its a DRW (deployable rear wing). After the last corner on the last lap, the driver ejects the rear wing to gain an advantage in the race to the finish line.
Could be strategically used to take out the chasing car
Nando wrote:2012 car design has been halted now according to Autosport Magazine.
Aerodynamically it sure looks like they have the best sidepods but it seems aero is one of the weak points on the car.
Bit weird as we all know this truly is the fourth fastest car on the grid
raymondu999 wrote:Another point (brought up by Willem Toet) is that there will be quite a few boundary layers to contend with; because of the increased number of surfaces.
marcush. wrote:well let´s assume it´´s 5kg worth of electronics you would need to relocate 100mm higher up in a car wich certainly has it´s cofG below wheel centre line ... that´s hardly a massive influence.Those 5 kg would make an impact placed on top of the rollhoop no question but this low the C0f G height is mainly influenced by building the car as light as possible and having the luxury problem of having to find room for ballast...