Renault Sport F1 R.S. 18

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This is the Renault Sport F1 R.S. 18 offical car thread.

Please discuss ONLY technical items of this car, and refrain from speculation.

General discussion about the team, its drivers and performance can be posted in the team thread.

Livery Talk also belongs in the Team Thread. forum/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=26888
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Much more traditional sidepods. I wonder if they are going down a route that allows them to understand their car a lot more?
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The first thing that stands out is that Airbox, very unique, very high, and very small

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seems rather basic compared to what we have seen so far, a good base to start from hopefully

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Tight car, but I guess we got spoiled with by the other launches so far... Let's hope they are working on a good way and know what they are doing.
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I think this is last year car with new livery. It's not even evolution of 2017 car.

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"Emtpy" diffuser in those renderings

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bucker wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:13 pm
I think this is last year car with new livery. It's not even evolution of 2017 car.
That's what it looks like. Haven't Renault done this before?
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dren wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:16 pm
bucker wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:13 pm
I think this is last year car with new livery. It's not even evolution of 2017 car.
That's what it looks like. Haven't Renault done this before?
I think there are a few more slots here and there but it looks very, very similar to the 2017 car.
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Did they forget that they were suppose to show the new car today? I am really strugeling to see the difirence except halo, I see it to much. There is no way that this is what will be in Barcelona on Monday is there?

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tomazy wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:30 pm
Did they forget that they were suppose to show the new car today? I am really strugeling to see the difirence except halo, I see it to much. There is no way that this is what will be in Barcelona on Monday is there?
That's exactly my feelings too!

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topic is now open
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