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zibby43 wrote:
Tue Nov 13, 2018 2:03 pm
Throwback PU

https://twitter.com/mercedesamgf1/statu ... 09825?s=21
2014 PU... tailpipes arent those for pulse turbo engine like now.
Nice pic: where they expose the pu?

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Blaze1 wrote:
Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:17 pm
I agree that it's an interesting photo zibby and it's the first photo I've of that version from the perspective shown. :)
Glad I shared it then! Thank you!

I'd love some close-ups from this shot.

https://twitter.com/MercedesAMGF1/statu ... 3945917446

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zibby43 wrote:
Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:26 pm
Blaze1 wrote:
Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:17 pm
I agree that it's an interesting photo zibby and it's the first photo I've of that version from the perspective shown. :)
Glad I shared it then! Thank you!

I'd love some close-ups from this shot.

https://twitter.com/MercedesAMGF1/statu ... 3945917446
I know its not quite what you're looking for, but you can view the image larger than Twitter displays by adding ":orig" to the image URL: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dr5Kb_sWoAAAbqE.jpg:orig

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I still love the look of the 2014 nose, the new style just doesn't compare!
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henry wrote:
Tue Nov 13, 2018 9:20 am
PhillipM wrote:
Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:08 am
No, it just needs to insulate the rim and transfer less heat than a chunk of aluminium there would.
The air flow is to draw heat from the spacer, that air has to go somewhere. It ends up passing near the wheel rims but probably doesn’t have any effect there.
This is more plausible. There is a thermal barrier between the rim and the hub; the spacer. And the spacer due to thermal expansion or creep, it requires cooling. This is more logical than the air cooling the rim.
The rims in effect are not cooled. They can simply be isolated from conducting heat from the hub.
This is a much different suggestion of what we have seen in the media.
And to add to this.. there are notches on the hub under the spacer, reducing contact area between the spacer and the hub.
This is way different than to suggest air is drawing heat out of the rim.
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Super close-up [open in a new tab] of the 2018 F1 front wing endplate tunnels. We will miss those in 2019 :mrgreen: Seems that Mercedes applied some teflon on the slots edges to prevent tyre marbles to fill the gap.

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Finally, hi-res picture that we all wanted (open in a new tab, 4574x3049 px)

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dans79 wrote:
Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:54 pm
I still love the look of the 2014 nose, the new style just doesn't compare!
I prefer the smoother, pointier nose from 2015 onwards. So clean, so beautiful!

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Mercedes are actually evolving the new wheel hub design! Though they did not use it in Brazil, the work on improving the feature continues. They most certainly looks like are going to use that in Abu Dhabi.

https://it.motorsport.com/f1/news/cerch ... e/3215597/

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The interesting aspect of Interlagos is that the rims have been modified with a reduction in the number of holes but with a larger diameter, changing the flow pattern thanks to the flares that have favored the extraction of the air.

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Probably a stupid question, but Why don't they just have the aero of the car blow some air towards the rear tyres to cool them?

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djones wrote:
Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:07 am
Probably a stupid question, but Why don't they just have the aero of the car blow some air towards the rear tyres to cool them?
Not possible with the current regs

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Drica wrote:
Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:20 am
djones wrote:
Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:07 am
Probably a stupid question, but Why don't they just have the aero of the car blow some air towards the rear tyres to cool them?
Not possible with the current regs
I think its more a case of, blowing air at the tyres will increase drag a fair bit, and its also air that you would usually used to feed the rear of the car and produce downforce.
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CLKGTR wrote:
Wed Nov 14, 2018 1:14 pm
Finally, hi-res picture that we all wanted (open in a new tab, 4574x3049 px)

https://maxf1.net/wp-content/uploads/20 ... ration.jpg
Are these just the people that work at Brixworth ?

along with Toto and the drivers.
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Drica wrote:
Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:20 am
djones wrote:
Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:07 am
Probably a stupid question, but Why don't they just have the aero of the car blow some air towards the rear tyres to cool them?
Not possible with the current regs
Not sure that's true at all. You could easily arrange for air to flow on to the rear tyres but doing so would rob other areas of that air. That would probably lead to a loss of downforce and an increase in drag.

Of course, the reality is that the tyres have plenty of air going across them - they don't run in a vacuum - but it is better to limit heat gain rather than try to remove heat once its there.
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NathanOlder wrote:
Tue Nov 20, 2018 9:06 am
CLKGTR wrote:
Wed Nov 14, 2018 1:14 pm
Finally, hi-res picture that we all wanted (open in a new tab, 4574x3049 px)

https://maxf1.net/wp-content/uploads/20 ... ration.jpg
Are these just the people that work at Brixworth ?

along with Toto and the drivers.
That is the HPP site so I'd guess that's the PU arm of the team, yes.
Turbo says "Dumpster sounds so much more classy. It's the diamond of the cesspools." oh, and "The Dutch fans are drunk. Maybe"