McLaren MCL32 Honda

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Re: McLaren MCL32 Honda

Post by Thunders » Fri May 12, 2017 11:40 am

Stoffel had a Floor Change in FP1, this looks mor like Mechanics loading a Floor on the Truck than getting it out of it. So maybe that's the old Floor. But of course i don't know that.

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Re: McLaren MCL32 Honda

Post by Jef Patat » Fri May 12, 2017 1:25 pm

My guess would be the same. Plus I'm not spotting anything which makes me think it's the old one.

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Re: McLaren MCL32 Honda

Post by a1b2i3r45 » Fri May 12, 2017 3:06 pm

Isn't it new?
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Re: McLaren MCL32 Honda

Post by Jef Patat » Fri May 12, 2017 7:13 pm

I think you are comparing an old floor with an old floor. Those were there before.

New FW:
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Re: McLaren MCL32 Honda

Post by Thunders » Fri May 12, 2017 10:28 pm

The Changes to the FW in comparison:
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Re: McLaren MCL32 Honda

Post by mclaren111 » Sun May 14, 2017 10:15 am

Are they racing with the new FW ??

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Re: McLaren MCL32 Honda

Post by Jef Patat » Sun May 14, 2017 11:43 am

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I don't know for sure about the chord on the FW, I think it is correct. Checking pictures from qualifying I noted the color difference in the lowest element. Fernando and Stoffel again on different parts?
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Re: McLaren MCL32 Honda

Post by KingHamilton01 » Sun May 14, 2017 3:50 pm

Fair to say the chassis is very good now, Alonso believes it is 3rd best and I am inclined to believe him, can't wait to see if Honda can come up with the good's to push further up the grid!
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Re: McLaren MCL32 Honda

Post by Thunders » Mon May 15, 2017 6:49 am

They only tested the Blown Axle in one FP right? So more things to come, since EB said all the Updates are working it must have been for evaluation of the Design Route to go. That was a rather big Package for Spain and correlation seems to be Spot on. Nice Job on pushing hard on the Upgrades.

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Re: McLaren MCL32 Honda

Post by f1rules » Mon May 15, 2017 7:04 am

seems they added a cut in the outer diffuser wall, like most other teams. They brought a new floor so maybe the design is completely new, i havent checked
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Re: McLaren MCL32 Honda

Post by mclaren111 » Fri May 19, 2017 2:29 pm

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Is it my imagination or is that a "bubble" in the floor and a hole just to the left of the red arrow ??

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Re: McLaren MCL32 Honda

Post by RicME85 » Sat May 20, 2017 3:38 am

Looks like it to me, the hole being like a NACA duct facing the rear

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Re: McLaren MCL32 Honda

Post by mclaren111 » Sat May 20, 2017 12:03 pm

Is that allowed ??

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Re: McLaren MCL32 Honda

Post by PhillipM » Sat May 20, 2017 12:16 pm

It's the tyre sensor, most cars have them.

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Re: McLaren MCL32 Honda

Post by SameSame » Sat May 20, 2017 10:38 pm

https://www.motorsport.com/f1/news/form ... gp-907378/

Analysis showing the upgrades brought to the Spanish GP.

Interested to what they might bring to Monaco. Perhaps revised brake ducts?



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