Force India VJM10 Speculation Thread

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Force India VJM10 Speculation Thread

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This is the speculation thread about the 2017 car. Rumors, articles, ideas and fantasies about the car can be posted here. Once the car gets officially launched, this thread will be closed and discussion continues in the official thread.

Topic will be unlocked after the season finisher in Abu Dhabi.
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I am pretty excited for this one.

Revealed 22nd of Feb.

http://it.motorsport.com/f1/news/force- ... ne-863098/

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Quite exiting =D> =D> =D> =D>

Are they moving away from orange with pure black & silver livery? Logo indicating the same...

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NAPI10 wrote:Quite exiting =D> =D> =D> =D>

Are they moving away from orange with pure black & silver livery? Logo indicating the same...
The logo is just grey/silver to match the style of the silhouette I believe. The logo on their homepage as well as their icons on social media still feature orange, black and silver. Of course their livery might still change, but I don't think the silver logo on the teaser image is a sign for that...

Talking about that image (and as this isn't the livery thread :D ); do you think it's already hinting at their actual 2017 car? I noticed that the silhouette's airbox intake is angled forward; whereas last year's airbox intake was vertical.
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They are moving away from their traditional ‘White-Orange-Green’ livery; Last year they skip green & white.
I don’t now it’s a sponsor thing or overall team branding.

VJM10 passes crash test -
https://www.racer.com/f1/item/137556-f1 ... rash-tests

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From the shared image on twitter, I am expecting Hype to increase the sponsership and get the sticker on sidepods.

Plus the car looked killer in Abu Dhabi.

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A quick edit of the image reveals more of the car.....

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it is huge. as he is 186cm tall 8)
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What are those flaps on the side of the enginecover? Seems to be symmetrical on each side.

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I don't think that's more than a tub.
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Holm86 wrote:What are those flaps on the side of the enginecover? Seems to be symmetrical on each side.
open fuel tank lids?
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FrukostScones wrote:
Holm86 wrote:What are those flaps on the side of the enginecover? Seems to be symmetrical on each side.
open fuel tank lids?
Thought either that, og lids for data connections. But i looked at pictures of the VJM09 an there are no "lids" on the sides of the enginecover, only whole sections which can be removed. Are they running some sort of aero blades? Would that even be legal in that section?

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This guy on Twitter says those flaps are the rear wing endplates. Seems plausible



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