Ferrari F138

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BlackSwan
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I have tried to make this comparison. On the left the yesterday's conf. on the right the today's one

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Tobi1315
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BlackSwan wrote:I have tried to make this comparison. On the left the yesterday's conf. on the right the today's one

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As I wrote on the previous page it is definitely new, notice the "red bull hump" above the exhaust exit

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"...and there, very much in flames, is Jacques Laffite's Ligier. That's obviously a turbo blaze, and of course, Laffite will be able to see that conflagration in his mirrors... he is coolly parking the car somewhere safe." Murray Walker, San Marino 1985

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Forza
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F1 test - BCN T03 - Day 2

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medeni73
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According to Piola Alonso tested new front wing just before lunch break...photos are yet to be seen...

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If you look the first photo that Forza has posted, you can see the new FW.

medeni73
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what may be new on that FW ?

Blackout
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A closer look on the complex turning vanes and sidepods frontal area and the rear

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Shakeman
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That's the exhaust I expected teams to go with something close to a halfway house between the Macca and RB. It'll be interesting to see if other teams follow suite, assuming this is an improvement.

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Closer image of the new FW:
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f1316
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It's also got more than a hint of an acer duct about the overall shape - presumably with the difference being that they can now avoid overheating the tyres.

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Matt Somerfield ‏@SomersF1

Ferrari F138 - Side view of the new exhaust, notice how much more it curves toward the floor at the rear

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"...and there, very much in flames, is Jacques Laffite's Ligier. That's obviously a turbo blaze, and of course, Laffite will be able to see that conflagration in his mirrors... he is coolly parking the car somewhere safe." Murray Walker, San Marino 1985

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F1 test - BCN T03 - Day 2
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enz0
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All the hiding is making me think there is more than just the exhaust that changed