CaterhamF1 CT-01 Renault

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scuderiafan wrote:KERS is really what Caterham need to properly get into the midfield and challenge for a point on odd occasions. I'm assuming they got the Red Bull KERS unit because of their RB Technology tie-up, but why not use LRGP's unit with the problems Red Bull has had with KERS?
To be fair, most of their KERS problems have been with heat, with packaging that's a little less aggressive, and batteries not shoved in strange places, it may be that they can get it to work effectively, what's slightly strange about the choice though is that RBR's KERS was only 66% as powerful as anyone else's.

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MIKEY_! wrote:Wow! Where did you get that figure???
Wasn't it fairly well known that RBR's KERS could only store 40kW? I don't remember who, and when, but I'm pretty sure we got that figure direct from RBR.

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beelsebob wrote:
MIKEY_! wrote:Wow! Where did you get that figure???
Wasn't it fairly well known that RBR's KERS could only store 40kW? I don't remember who, and when, but I'm pretty sure we got that figure direct from RBR.
Yep i think they sacriface the low performance = low overheating of system, beacuse of their tight package
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Christian Horner mentioned it one time on the show.

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First picture of a front wing flap (posted on facebook).
https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hp ... 2816_n.jpg
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at last.. a sneak-peak of CT01 FW..

http://twitter.com/#!/MyCaterhamF1/stat ... 6789638144

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Our first official look at a 2012 F1 car!!!! ;)

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PaulB wrote:First picture of a front wing flap (posted on facebook).
https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hp ... 2816_n.jpg
I dont think its a front wing flap i think its the bit behind the steering wheel..

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Then that has to be the first steering wheel that is painted and has a wing profile
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amouzouris wrote:
PaulB wrote:First picture of a front wing flap (posted on facebook).
https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hp ... 2816_n.jpg
I dont think its a front wing flap i think its the bit behind the steering wheel..
No, that's impossible. For that the monocoque wall will be much too thin as you can see on the picture.
They also wrote, that it's something of the front wing. Maybe it's a part of the endplate?
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It's a wing alright. The gap you see in the middle is the slot gap. Tilt your head to the right 45 degrees and you'll see the wing in the correct orientation
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As i see it it is the leading edge, not trailing edge
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wesley123 wrote:As i see it it is the leading edge, not trailing edge
Under the leading edge, you can see a trailing edge with a gurney. :P
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PaulB wrote:
wesley123 wrote:As i see it it is the leading edge, not trailing edge
Under the leading edge, you can see a trailing edge with a gurney. :P
above the trailing edge you can see the inverted Gurney flap attached to the leading edge of the upper plane ......... :mrgreen:
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I simply do not see it. The carbon part is the leading edge of a wing shaped profile but I do not see a gurney.
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