Force India VJM09 Mercedes

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Re: Force India VJM09 Mercedes

Post Fri May 13, 2016 11:53 am

Mercedes introduced this idea early last season, up until now nobody had copied.

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Re: Force India VJM09 Mercedes

Post Fri May 13, 2016 12:13 pm

any info on other new body parts? RW, sidepods, diffusers etc., they said that it was a big update didn't they?

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Re: Force India VJM09 Mercedes

Post Fri May 13, 2016 12:40 pm

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Fancier floor slots spotted and changed rear bodywork.

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Re: Force India VJM09 Mercedes

Post Fri May 13, 2016 11:39 pm

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Re: Force India VJM09 Mercedes

Post Tue May 17, 2016 3:27 pm

Upgrades seems to be working well. Only Perez got new chassis n upgrades , is it true?

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Re: Force India VJM09 Mercedes

Post Wed May 18, 2016 7:18 am

NAPI10 wrote:Upgrades seems to be working well. Only Perez got new chassis n upgrades , is it true?
It was reported by motorsport that Perez is believed to get a new chassis and Hulk will have to wait. While it's still unclear whether there is any difference between the new and old chassis or it's just a standard practice getting a new chassis for European races.

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Re: Force India VJM09 Mercedes

Post Wed May 18, 2016 9:49 am

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Re: Force India VJM09 Mercedes

Post Wed May 18, 2016 10:03 am

From BCN test pictures its seems SFI had been experimenting with new tyre Squirt slots in the rear.

Used In BCN in race

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Below new one in BCN test day 2

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Re: Force India VJM09 Mercedes

Post Thu May 19, 2016 9:34 am

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The wing below (which is stated as 'new') is actually last year's RW

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Re: Force India VJM09 Mercedes

Post Wed May 25, 2016 12:34 pm

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Re: Force India VJM09 Mercedes

Post Wed May 25, 2016 5:22 pm

Slots, we need more Slots :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
turbof1 wrote: YOU SHALL NOT......STALLLLL!!!
#aerogollum

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Re: Force India VJM09 Mercedes

Post Wed May 25, 2016 5:25 pm

People are getting drunk on slots lol.

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Re: Force India VJM09 Mercedes

Post Fri May 27, 2016 4:14 pm

Nice comparison of old and new FW: by AMuS
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Re: Force India VJM09 Mercedes

Post Mon May 30, 2016 6:17 pm

Circuits like Suzuka will provide real Aero grip test of VJM09 but FI has taken a big step forward for sure. =D> =D>

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Re: Force India VJM09 Mercedes

Post Mon Jun 06, 2016 12:31 pm

NAPI10 wrote:Circuits like Suzuka will provide real Aero grip test of VJM09 but FI has taken a big step forward for sure. =D> =D>
Silverstone too..