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Any photo's of the updates from the test?

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sprint car76 wrote:
Thu May 17, 2018 11:13 pm
Any photo's of the updates from the test?
I didn't see much in the way of photos of Williams. There was one that looked like Williams may have tried a nostril nose, but it was almost impossible to make out with all that black now on the nose, and I've no idea where I saw it... Sorry
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Reportedly there has been no less than 51 (!) different tries in various hardware and setup configuration during latest test days. There is hardly any chance of getting proper photos of every try obviously, but from what I've read, at least 3 different fronts. 2 floors, several diffuser and rear wing configs all have been tested.
I would really love to see the photos, but nowhere to be found as of yet.

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Hopefully I'm not doing anything wrong by posting these (if so I'm more than happy to remove with an apology). They came from F1network.net
These are the best pics I could find of testing.

The below are courtesy of user ralf111 on that Forum unless otherwise stated.

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Silly question, but what are these?
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Morteza wrote:
Thu May 24, 2018 3:16 am
Silly question, but what are these?
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Brake disc hats/carriers. They connect the carbon disc to the wheel hub.

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The perimeter splines interface with inside of the brake disc.

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Here's one connected to a hub, with the brake disc removed:

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Discussion about the the De Beer Case have been moved to the Team Thread.
turbof1 wrote: YOU SHALL NOT......STALLLLL!!!
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Close-up of the nose tip:
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Wow when did the Senna sticker come back? I thought they got rid of it after Bruno started driving for them.

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ScrewCaptain27 wrote:
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Close-up of the nose tip:
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I find it kinda funny that they brand the air intake - is that really the optimal arrangement in terms of performance?

Don’t get me wrong, I actually kind of appreciate the attention to aesthetics, but I’m just surprised as it doesn’t seem very F1.

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flmkane wrote:
Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:59 am
Wow when did the Senna sticker come back? I thought they got rid of it after Bruno started driving for them.
Always there since 2014

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f1316 wrote:
Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:30 am

I find it kinda funny that they brand the air intake - is that really the optimal arrangement in terms of performance?

Don’t get me wrong, I actually kind of appreciate the attention to aesthetics, but I’m just surprised as it doesn’t seem very F1.
It can't be much worse than it is now (dead last), can it? ;) Let's make the car a bit more fancy then!
Would be funny if after some time it has been identified as a part interrupting the aero.
More seriously, number of job offers in Williams is growing. De Beer evidently has not been the last to get fired/quit.

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Some shots I took of stroll 's car getting towed back to pitlane after SundayImageImage




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I’m impressed at the simplicity of that diffuser compared to the rest of the car. Could it be a sign of their issues with it?
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