Haas VF16 Ferrari

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Re: Haas VF16 Ferrari

Post by NutritionFact » Tue Mar 01, 2016 2:08 pm

Hy there , someone spotted this slot under the sidepod inlet?


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Re: Haas VF16 Ferrari

Post by Drica » Tue Mar 01, 2016 2:12 pm

Wow, is that legal? Could they use it to gain some sort of advantage?

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Re: Haas VF16 Ferrari

Post by Owen.C93 » Tue Mar 01, 2016 2:33 pm

lol

I doubt it's anything special. Just extra cooling for some electronics down there.
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Re: Haas VF16 Ferrari

Post by NutritionFact » Tue Mar 01, 2016 4:23 pm

Drica wrote:Wow, is that legal? Could they use it to gain some sort of advantage?


Think its just a slot cooling something.... Because no other team have one like this?
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Re: Haas VF16 Ferrari

Post by DoctorDec » Tue Mar 01, 2016 5:24 pm

Am I the only one who really liked the unpainted carbon on the new Haas nose?

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Re: Haas VF16 Ferrari

Post by wesley123 » Tue Mar 01, 2016 5:42 pm

Drica wrote:Wow, is that legal? Could they use it to gain some sort of advantage?
Well seeing how the car has to be legal to be a part of the test, yes it is legal.

Many(if not all) teams have an extra duct to cool the electronics. Haas is only unique in that it has a dedicated opening in the sidepod, instead of having a duct in the sidepod intake
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Re: Haas VF16 Ferrari

Post by Tim.Wright » Tue Mar 01, 2016 6:01 pm

wesley123 wrote:Well seeing how the car has to be legal to be a part of the test, yes it is legal.
Apart from the requirement of homologated crash tested components, I don't think there is a requirement that the cars are legal in testing.

I've heard of teams using active suspension in testing for constant speed aero runs so that they can measure downforce at a number of different ride heights without having to return to the pits each time.
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Re: Haas VF16 Ferrari

Post by ESPImperium » Tue Mar 01, 2016 8:23 pm

Its cooling, a crude form as many of the more established teams run their cooling for electronics from ducts inside their side pods.

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Re: Haas VF16 Ferrari

Post by wesley123 » Tue Mar 01, 2016 8:43 pm

Tim.Wright wrote:
wesley123 wrote:Well seeing how the car has to be legal to be a part of the test, yes it is legal.
Apart from the requirement of homologated crash tested components, I don't think there is a requirement that the cars are legal in testing.
Yes you're right, I just remembered the Williams using illegal wing elements on the floor in testing last year.
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Re: Haas VF16 Ferrari

Post by Silent Storm » Wed Mar 02, 2016 11:45 am

Very Ferrari like diffuser..
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Re: Haas VF16 Ferrari

Post by sgth0mas » Wed Mar 02, 2016 3:11 pm

Im sure these test issues are very frustrating to the haas program, but are they at least getting the benefit of exercising the mechanics ability to quickly and effectively diagnose/repair problems in a time critical setting? Will this experience help them on race weekends when there's an issue that must be turned around quickly?

Or do they practice this stuff regularly in the shop?

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Re: Haas VF16 Ferrari

Post by Crabbia » Wed Mar 02, 2016 3:14 pm

DoctorDec wrote:Am I the only one who really liked the unpainted carbon on the new Haas nose?
you're definitely not
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Re: Haas VF16 Ferrari

Post by FW17 » Wed Mar 02, 2016 3:40 pm

So what.


Ferrari let Haas use a 3d scanner on their car, perfectly legal.

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Re: Haas VF16 Ferrari

Post by Rhodium » Wed Mar 02, 2016 3:45 pm

have you gat a pics of this new nose ?

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Re: Haas VF16 Ferrari

Post by Morteza » Wed Mar 02, 2016 4:18 pm

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