McLaren MCL32 Honda

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Re: McLaren MCL32 Honda

Post by godlameroso » Fri Jul 14, 2017 7:18 pm

Since Austria, but not in Baku.
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Re: McLaren MCL32 Honda

Post by daren_p » Fri Jul 14, 2017 7:54 pm

godlameroso wrote:
Fri Jul 14, 2017 7:18 pm
Since Austria, but not in Baku.
Not 100% sure if they were raced in Baku, but they did trial the floor with slots:

http://www.f1fanatic.co.uk/2017/06/23/2 ... baijan-53/

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Re: McLaren MCL32 Honda

Post by godlameroso » Fri Jul 14, 2017 8:40 pm

I stand corrected.
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Re: McLaren MCL32 Honda

Post by mclaren111 » Sat Jul 15, 2017 9:24 am

F1 Fanatic:

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Air measurements above Vandoorne's head.


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Changes to Floor just ahead of the rear tyre ??

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Re: McLaren MCL32 Honda

Post by Jef Patat » Sat Jul 15, 2017 11:08 am

waynes wrote:
Fri Jul 14, 2017 5:52 pm
are the slots purely to pull more air into the diffuser area and away from the rear wheels?
This is what they do as far as I understand it:

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To keep the maximum effectiveness of the diffuser they keep the tire squirt managed away at the edge of the diffuser. The slots basically feed air from above the floor to below the floor (diffuser) so I imagine them reducing the effectiveness in some way. It's a tradeof.

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Re: McLaren MCL32 Honda

Post by ClarkBT11 » Sat Jul 15, 2017 10:47 pm

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Great picture from qualifying via AMUS.
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Re: McLaren MCL32 Honda

Post by Alonso Fan » Sat Jul 15, 2017 11:12 pm

ClarkBT11 wrote:
Sat Jul 15, 2017 10:47 pm
https://cdn.pbrd.co/images/GB6Dk7V.jpg

Great picture from qualifying via AMUS.
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Re: McLaren MCL32 Honda

Post by ClarkBT11 » Sat Jul 15, 2017 11:31 pm

Alonso Fan wrote:
Sat Jul 15, 2017 11:12 pm
ClarkBT11 wrote:
Sat Jul 15, 2017 10:47 pm
https://cdn.pbrd.co/images/GB6Dk7V.jpg

Great picture from qualifying via AMUS.
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Re: McLaren MCL32 Honda

Post by roon » Sun Jul 16, 2017 3:44 pm

So... Does downforce increase when driving over sparks?

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Re: McLaren MCL32 Honda

Post by Jef Patat » Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:41 am

Has anyone seen any better pictures of the area in front of the rear wheel? This is the best I've seen. I wonder what's happening there. Maybe just sensors. I think it was only there during FP1 on Fernando's car.
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Re: McLaren MCL32 Honda

Post by godlameroso » Sat Jul 22, 2017 12:11 pm

Is there a chassis update they're bringing to Hungary?
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Re: McLaren MCL32 Honda

Post by GoranF1 » Sat Jul 22, 2017 12:41 pm

godlameroso wrote:
Sat Jul 22, 2017 12:11 pm
Is there a chassis update they're bringing to Hungary?
Štef Vandoorne usualy says something in his column about that but nothing this time.
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Re: McLaren MCL32 Honda

Post by Powy » Sat Jul 22, 2017 7:51 pm

A pretty animation of the vortices generated by the front wing Via Scarbs's twitter:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IEXmtlANKWI&t=8m18s

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Re: McLaren MCL32 Honda

Post by ScrewCaptain27 » Thu Jul 27, 2017 11:38 am

New and old FW (via @AlbertFabrega):
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Re: McLaren MCL32 Honda

Post by Powy » Thu Jul 27, 2017 4:51 pm

Another discussion by Scarbs and Willem Toet on the front wing, vortices, downforce and tyre wake with beautiful animations
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