Aston Martin Red Bull Racing TAG Heuer RB14

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Re: Aston Martin Red Bull Racing TAG Heuer RB14

Post by Morteza » Thu Aug 23, 2018 2:36 pm

Two different front wings, one for Monza perhaps.
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Re: Aston Martin Red Bull Racing TAG Heuer RB14

Post by CLKGTR » Thu Aug 23, 2018 3:47 pm

That is really ripped front wing from Red Bull :D

Little bit about new mirrors...

2018 Belgian GP: Red Bull follows Ferrari's mirror philosophy

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Re: Aston Martin Red Bull Racing TAG Heuer RB14

Post by lio007 » Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:28 pm

by AMuS:
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oh...I really like that diffusor, the curvy design, beautiful:
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the (almost-not-a) rear wing:
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Since when do they use this kind of break-cooling?
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Re: Aston Martin Red Bull Racing TAG Heuer RB14

Post by roon » Thu Aug 23, 2018 10:34 pm

lio007 wrote:
Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:28 pm
by AMuS:

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Looks like they are running long floor slots now. Away from the small angled louvers.

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Re: Aston Martin Red Bull Racing TAG Heuer RB14

Post by Morteza » Fri Aug 24, 2018 10:30 am

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Re: Aston Martin Red Bull Racing TAG Heuer RB14

Post by Ferraripilot » Fri Aug 24, 2018 7:31 pm

Their updated diffuser design is really stunning. Very organic or bat-like in its curvature

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Re: Aston Martin Red Bull Racing TAG Heuer RB14

Post by MtthsMlw » Fri Aug 24, 2018 9:48 pm

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Re: Aston Martin Red Bull Racing TAG Heuer RB14

Post by roon » Fri Aug 24, 2018 11:11 pm

Morteza wrote:
Fri Aug 24, 2018 10:30 am
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Reminiscent of their broken wing from the GP of France:

Godius wrote:
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Ricciardo lost parts of the the upper elements of his FW on both sides during the race it seems:

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MtthsMlw wrote:
Fri Aug 24, 2018 9:48 pm
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Is this the first race with long, full length floor slots?

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Re: Aston Martin Red Bull Racing TAG Heuer RB14

Post by godlameroso » Sat Aug 25, 2018 12:02 am

If your pics and Barcelona is anything to go by I don't think the 2019 front wing will be a big loss of downforce. There will be a lot more drag though, speeds will likely be 5-8km/h slower at the speed trap.
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Re: Aston Martin Red Bull Racing TAG Heuer RB14

Post by jagunx51 » Sat Aug 25, 2018 12:24 am

no slots, are they testing the 2019 spec?
lio007 wrote:
Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:28 pm
by AMuS:

the (almost-not-a) rear wing:
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Re: Aston Martin Red Bull Racing TAG Heuer RB14

Post by Just_a_fan » Sat Aug 25, 2018 12:34 am

jagunx51 wrote:
Sat Aug 25, 2018 12:24 am
no slots, are they testing the 2019 spec?
lio007 wrote:
Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:28 pm
by AMuS:

the (almost-not-a) rear wing:
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The wing is so shallow that there is no real benefit from the slots.
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Re: Aston Martin Red Bull Racing TAG Heuer RB14

Post by DiogoBrand » Sat Aug 25, 2018 1:09 am

This almost looks like, if they activate DRS they actually end up losing top speed.

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Re: Aston Martin Red Bull Racing TAG Heuer RB14

Post by Zynerji » Sat Aug 25, 2018 3:43 am

MtthsMlw wrote:
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With the +/- 3mm variance allowed across the "flat floor", I'm somehow disappointed that there isn't any strategic "waves" to get aero benefit. Like golf ball dimples or similar...

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Re: Aston Martin Red Bull Racing TAG Heuer RB14

Post by Morteza » Sat Aug 25, 2018 7:30 am

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Re: Aston Martin Red Bull Racing TAG Heuer RB14

Post by rscsr » Sat Aug 25, 2018 9:52 am

Zynerji wrote:
Sat Aug 25, 2018 3:43 am
MtthsMlw wrote:
Fri Aug 24, 2018 9:48 pm
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With the +/- 3mm variance allowed across the "flat floor", I'm somehow disappointed that there isn't any strategic "waves" to get aero benefit. Like golf ball dimples or similar...
McLaren tried something like that several years ago. They bent the tea tray upwards by the tolerance and it was forbidden.