Caterham CT-03 Renault

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Re: Caterham CT-03 Renault

Post by j2004p » Tue Feb 05, 2013 10:54 am

Very non-technical observation this, but every year it appears as though Caterham are moving closer and closer to the 'Jaguar Racing Green' colour. They used to be much darker.

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Re: Caterham CT-03 Renault

Post by stefan_ » Tue Feb 05, 2013 11:08 am

"...and there, very much in flames, is Jacques Laffite's Ligier. That's obviously a turbo blaze, and of course, Laffite will be able to see that conflagration in his mirrors... he is coolly parking the car somewhere safe." Murray Walker, San Marino 1985

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Re: Caterham CT-03 Renault

Post by Lorenzo_Bandini » Tue Feb 05, 2013 11:09 am

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Re: Caterham CT-03 Renault

Post by rayden » Tue Feb 05, 2013 11:10 am

well then, that is interesting

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Re: Caterham CT-03 Renault

Post by markc » Tue Feb 05, 2013 11:22 am

That's unique so far; the "baffle" / vane in the exhaust flow, the other teams have relied on the coanda effect to turn the exhaust plume, Caterham are doing both.

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Re: Caterham CT-03 Renault

Post by ajprice » Tue Feb 05, 2013 11:28 am

Is that vane outside the no bodywork 'imaginary cone' area of the exhaust exit?
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Re: Caterham CT-03 Renault

Post by rayden » Tue Feb 05, 2013 11:30 am

Does that count as re-ingesting?

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Re: Caterham CT-03 Renault

Post by CMSMJ1 » Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:02 pm

The vane will not be connected both sides so will count as a uniform surface..IMO :wink:
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Re: Caterham CT-03 Renault

Post by stefan_ » Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:18 pm

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"...and there, very much in flames, is Jacques Laffite's Ligier. That's obviously a turbo blaze, and of course, Laffite will be able to see that conflagration in his mirrors... he is coolly parking the car somewhere safe." Murray Walker, San Marino 1985

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Re: Caterham CT-03 Renault

Post by zoro_f1 » Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:20 pm

the most ugliest car on the grid. Image
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Re: Caterham CT-03 Renault

Post by TimmTurbo » Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:49 pm

Same exhaust exit than W04

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Re: Caterham CT-03 Renault

Post by Rikhart » Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:52 pm

What are those vertical, thick panels hanging on top of the front wing? Never seen anything like that.

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Re: Caterham CT-03 Renault

Post by turbof1 » Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:54 pm

I hate that green...
The exhaust bodywork is indeed very interesting. That "hole" right beneath the exhaust channel, could that perhaps be a duct for internal air to get away?

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Re: Caterham CT-03 Renault

Post by Lorenzo_Bandini » Tue Feb 05, 2013 1:01 pm

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Very Ferrari sidepods and exhaust

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Re: Caterham CT-03 Renault

Post by PlatinumZealot » Tue Feb 05, 2013 1:02 pm

Car looks effing fast!!

Very refined in all areas.
You can see it still has the RB6 gearbox.
I am impressed with the over all quality.

Time will tell if they can fight for points with "Shar Peach"
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