- By Steven De Groote on in Mechanics
The tub must be able to withstand the huge forces produced by the high cornering speeds, bumps and aerodynamic loads imposed on the car. The tub is first designed on a Computer Aided Design (CAD)
With the Monaco pitlane being extremely small for teams to operate, Dutch architect Bjorn Ophof created a study that could see the circuit extended with an entirely new pit complex, at sea.
What's new from the German 2003 GP at Hockenheim? While JP Montoya and Michelin are on a high, punctures at Bridgestone caused their cars to struggle. But there was more...
Testing is part of the job and very important to get to know the car for both drivers and mechanics. Long hours are therefore a regular thing...
- By Steven De Groote on in Aerodynamics
The front wing of a Formula One car creates about 25% of the total cars downforce. Although this only occurs in ideal circumstances. When a preceding car runs less than 20m in front.