2018 in-season testing thread

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What testing is happening today? Saw Valtteri's instagram story at Paul Ricard?

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astracrazy wrote:
Wed May 30, 2018 4:57 pm
What testing is happening today? Saw Valtteri's instagram story at Paul Ricard?
It was the wet weather tire test for Pirelli.
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I have read an article about the pre-season testing on tyres for pirelli and the pirelli's sporting director mario isola said that the test had given them a definite sense about the gaps or delta between each tyre, also pirelli has introduced a new hypersoft tyre to the range available to teams this year.

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July 31 and August 1 will be in season testin on Hungaroring. Does anyone know the driver line ups?

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TheGkbrk wrote:
Mon Jul 30, 2018 8:13 am
July 31 and August 1 will be in season testin on Hungaroring. Does anyone know the driver line ups?

Mercedes... George Russell George Russell
Ferrari... Antonio Giovinazzi Kimi Räikkönen
Red Bull... Daniel Ricciardo Jake Dennis
Renault... Nico Hülkenberg Artem Markelov
Toro Rosso... Brendon Hartley Sean Gelael
Toro Rosso (Pirelli)... Sean Gelael Brendon Hartley / Pierre Gasly
McLaren... Lando Norris Lando Norris
Sauber... Marcus Ericsson Antonio Giovinazzi
Force India... Nicholas Latifi Nikita Mazepin
Williams... Oliver Rowland Robert Kubica

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Force India with a 2019 style front wing:

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FW41 with 2019 spec FW

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RB14 2019 style FW:

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Will wider wings without cascade sand simpler endplates in 2019 be able to generate equal downforce with the current wings?

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It'll be interesting to see whether Ferrari and Mercedes pursue 2019 concepts or focus on the 2018 title chase.

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If Mclaren are not doing the same. then they can kiss 2019 goodbuy

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ismail1991 wrote:
Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:23 am
Will wider wings without cascade sand simpler endplates in 2019 be able to generate equal downforce with the current wings?
No, probably a bit less which will be balanced out in total by the larger rear wing. Cars may have more understeer, lap times should be similar to this year.
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iichel wrote:
Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:15 am
RB14 2019 style FW:

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DjastxgXsAY ... name=large
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Could they not have restricted the front wing to have only 3 elements? There are still way too many elements on that wing.

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