Formula 2 Ground Effect Era

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matt21
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Formula 2 Ground Effect Era

Postby matt21 » Wed Jun 22, 2011 3:43 pm

Hi!

Has anybody some additional information about ground-effect cars in F2?

Some info and pictures:
http://www.research-racing.de/formula2-1.htm

Thanks for your help!

cossie
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Re: Formula 2 Ground Effect Era

Postby cossie » Sat Jun 25, 2011 8:01 pm

here's a pic of the Panoz DP01 that was used in Champ Car's last year in 07, you can see the under tray right under the intakes, it was a seet car, to bad it only raced 1 year
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Re: Formula 2 Ground Effect Era

Postby Blaze1 » Wed Sep 28, 2016 9:00 pm

cossie wrote:here's a pic of the Panoz DP01 that was used in Champ Car's last year in 07, you can see the under tray right under the intakes, it was a seet car, to bad it only raced 1 year
http://px6.streetfire.net/0001/03/28/1103082_600.jpg

Here are a couple more pictures of the Panoz DP01 floor:
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I understand those are vortex generators in the entry to the tunnel. I'm not exactly sure how they work and why they are so aggressive (curve about 90 degrees to the outside!). F1 does something similar, but less aggressive though through a similar near 90 degree angle.




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