McLaren MP4-31 Honda

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More downforce means more pressure can be applied to brakes, so yes the brakings will be shorter (lower top speed and higher cornering speed), but the pressure applied to brakes will be higher

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Motorsport.com

http://www.motorsport.com/f1/news/brazi ... ts-851521/


Similar technical article as F1i.com

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The last week ...the final countdown....Ironically not in Europe!

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Some interesting details

On the item labelled "heave spring" there is a label "Large Magnet".

Anybody know what that might mean?
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henry wrote:Some interesting details

On the item labelled "heave spring" there is a label "Large Magnet".

Anybody know what that might mean?
No idea, but could it be a "magnet through copper pipe" kind of damper?

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F1i.com - Nicolas Carpentiers:

Last sentence in above mentioned article:
On the chassis side however, chief engineer Peter Prodromou could have a slight edge if the 2017 regulations have indeed been based around the package put forward by McLaren, as reported by renowned journalist Mark Hughes.

Anybody seen this "report" / "article" by Mark Hughes ??

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mclaren111 wrote:F1i.com - Nicolas Carpentiers:

Last sentence in above mentioned article:
On the chassis side however, chief engineer Peter Prodromou could have a slight edge if the 2017 regulations have indeed been based around the package put forward by McLaren, as reported by renowned journalist Mark Hughes.

Anybody seen this "report" / "article" by Mark Hughes ??
I've read few articles during this year that Mclaren & RedBull were the teams which suggestions for the new aero rules were most accepted and that they might have a ''slight'' edge but I really don't believe in such advantage to be honest
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bauc wrote:
mclaren111 wrote:F1i.com - Nicolas Carpentiers:

Last sentence in above mentioned article:
On the chassis side however, chief engineer Peter Prodromou could have a slight edge if the 2017 regulations have indeed been based around the package put forward by McLaren, as reported by renowned journalist Mark Hughes.

Anybody seen this "report" / "article" by Mark Hughes ??
I've read few articles during this year that Mclaren & RedBull were the teams which suggestions for the new aero rules were most accepted and that they might have a ''slight'' edge but I really don't believe in such advantage to be honest
Maybe that advandatge will be only RB if rumors od PP comeback are true...
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Peter back to RBR? :?

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tom101 wrote:Peter back to RBR? :?
i really hope thats just wild speculation? was bad enough that that merc vehicle dynamics guy desisted, the knowledge he would have brought with, in an area that is clearly one of mercs biggest strengths

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Does not make sense that the image with the "heave spring" also has a label at the top left saying "MP4-30 (2015)". Is this an old pic, or mis-labelled?

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jeffers wrote:Does not make sense that the image with the "heave spring" also has a label at the top left saying "MP4-30 (2015)". Is this an old pic, or mis-labelled?
No, the pictures show direct comparison between MP4-31 & 30 or the direct changes that were made.
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What really interests me about these pics are the liberal use of teletemps. The little stickers with what looks like a thermometer on them with a C on the top. The stickers either change colour or parts of the scale move up to indicate the maximum temperature of the part being shown.