BMW Sauber F1.09

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BMW Sauber F1.09

Postby roost89 » Mon Jan 19, 2009 3:39 pm

Some teaser videos of the new BMW Sauber

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Re: BMW Sauber F1.09

Postby timbo » Mon Jan 19, 2009 4:01 pm

Oh, no! Those ugly endplates! :roll:

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Re: BMW Sauber F1.09

Postby Shaddock » Mon Jan 19, 2009 4:05 pm

They may launch with the pre christmas front wing the same as McLaren did.

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Re: BMW Sauber F1.09

Postby roost89 » Mon Jan 19, 2009 7:24 pm

That front wing must've worked really well if they're keeping it. However as we've seen the designs are likely to change rapidly.

What are the chances they'll change the front wing dramatically before the Aus GP or have a secondary (And more permanent wing) with them aswell?
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Re: BMW Sauber F1.09

Postby Diesel » Mon Jan 19, 2009 10:53 pm

I'll laugh if they just launch the car we saw before xmas
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Re: BMW Sauber F1.09

Postby Sawtooth-spike » Tue Jan 20, 2009 9:45 am

Diesel wrote:I'll laugh if they just launch the car we saw before xmas


Hahaha,

Looks like your pretty much right!

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Re: BMW Sauber F1.09

Postby monkeyboy1976 » Tue Jan 20, 2009 9:53 am

Just goes to show how far ahead they are in development.

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Re: BMW Sauber F1.09

Postby Steven » Tue Jan 20, 2009 9:57 am

Actually there are some differences, but indeed only marginal:
- The sides of the nose cone are now profiled
- Rear wing endplates a further bit more elegant than before
- Still the same front wing with only the upper flap adjustable (like McLaren)
- A less perpendicular sidepod frontal area
- Still the same very basic appendages on the bottom of the nosecone

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Re: BMW Sauber F1.09

Postby We@sel » Tue Jan 20, 2009 10:03 am

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This is interesting...
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Re: BMW Sauber F1.09

Postby Astro1 » Tue Jan 20, 2009 10:04 am

Man the rule changes did a number on some of the cars. The BMW just doesn't look natural to me at all! The endplates look like plastic storage bins. Those can't possibly work can they? Could the windtunnel really suggest that design?

Is this what they made the wing from?

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I like the back of the car minus the rear wing of course.

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Re: BMW Sauber F1.09

Postby imightbewrong » Tue Jan 20, 2009 10:07 am

hmm.. interesting.. Have they implemented tiiiiyn shark grills right where the side pod meets the floor?
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Re: BMW Sauber F1.09

Postby dumbdave » Tue Jan 20, 2009 10:16 am

They seem to have a lot more in the way of KERS cooling, if thats what the little grille is for in the lower right of that photo?

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Re: BMW Sauber F1.09

Postby Astro1 » Tue Jan 20, 2009 10:18 am

looks like it. I like that blue color.

That shape on the side, running the length of the engine cover extending from the driver side protection seems odd though.

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Re: BMW Sauber F1.09

Postby PlatinumZealot » Tue Jan 20, 2009 10:58 am

We@sel wrote:Image
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This is interesting...


check these.. it was odd to me too..

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Re: BMW Sauber F1.09

Postby We@sel » Tue Jan 20, 2009 11:18 am

n smikle wrote:
We@sel wrote:Image
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This is interesting...


check these.. it was odd to me too..

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They've shrink air intake on the sidepods and this is some kind of bargeboard that direct air I think.
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