Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+

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Re: Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+

Post Sat Nov 02, 2019 1:41 pm

Xwang wrote:
Sat Nov 02, 2019 1:06 pm
https://www.motorsport.com/f1/photos/me ... /46441072/
Possible illegal aerodynamic device on mobile part of suspension.
i don't know how they ever expected to get away with a duct that soooo obviously goes up and down!! i mean, attached to the hub even, right next to the brake

:mrgreen:

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Re: Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+

Post Sat Nov 02, 2019 4:39 pm

izzy wrote:
Sat Nov 02, 2019 1:41 pm
Xwang wrote:
Sat Nov 02, 2019 1:06 pm
https://www.motorsport.com/f1/photos/me ... /46441072/
Possible illegal aerodynamic device on mobile part of suspension.
i don't know how they ever expected to get away with a duct that soooo obviously goes up and down!! i mean, attached to the hub even, right next to the brake

:mrgreen:
I think the white blocks may be test equipment to measure tyre deflection or whether the tyre will fowl certain zones under lateral load.
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Re: Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+

Post Sat Nov 02, 2019 5:15 pm

Shut up! Its a structural hole! :mrgreen:
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Re: Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+

Post Sat Nov 02, 2019 5:41 pm

Blaze1 wrote:
Sat Nov 02, 2019 4:39 pm
izzy wrote:
Sat Nov 02, 2019 1:41 pm
Xwang wrote:
Sat Nov 02, 2019 1:06 pm
https://www.motorsport.com/f1/photos/me ... /46441072/
Possible illegal aerodynamic device on mobile part of suspension.
i don't know how they ever expected to get away with a duct that soooo obviously goes up and down!! i mean, attached to the hub even, right next to the brake

:mrgreen:
I think the white blocks may be test equipment to measure tyre deflection or whether the tyre will fowl certain zones under lateral load.
isn't there a duct underneath it? anyway if there is it's a brake duct for extra cooling and not illegal :wink:

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Re: Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+

Post Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:07 pm

Apparently the FIA doesn't have an issue with the solution
That is why it is understood that at least one rival team asked the FIA earlier this season for clarification on the matter, to check whether or not it would be allowed to pursue such a design itself.

With the answer coming back that the design was allowed, the door is open for other teams to pursue the idea themselves for 2020.
https://www.motorsport.com/f1/news/merc ... s/4591994/

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Re: Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+

Post Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:06 pm

RZS10 wrote:
Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:07 pm
Apparently the FIA doesn't have an issue with the solution
That is why it is understood that at least one rival team asked the FIA earlier this season for clarification on the matter, to check whether or not it would be allowed to pursue such a design itself.

With the answer coming back that the design was allowed, the door is open for other teams to pursue the idea themselves for 2020.
https://www.motorsport.com/f1/news/merc ... s/4591994/
Because there is no issue. The hole is in the upright, therefore it is not officially considered an extra brake duct. It’s simply a part of the upright design.
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Re: Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+

Post Tue Nov 05, 2019 10:57 am

It's a smart contravention of the rules. Probably be an FIA directive for next year banning it.
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Re: Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+

Post Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:21 pm

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Post Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:31 pm

That photo really shows how much longer the wheelbase is now, and how much smaller the ES has gotten.

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Re: Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+

Post Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:32 pm

It's interesting how they keep changing the exhaust manifold year after year.

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Re: Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+

Post Thu Nov 07, 2019 5:25 am

I just love when they line 'em all up.

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Post Thu Nov 14, 2019 9:27 pm

Brazil:

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Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+

Post Fri Nov 15, 2019 12:03 am

Never spotted this little flap behind the front upper wishbone, might be new:
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Re: Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+

Post Fri Nov 15, 2019 3:37 am

ScrewCaptain27 wrote:
Fri Nov 15, 2019 12:03 am
Never spotted this little flap behind the front upper wishbone, might be new:
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AMuS
It was part of the Germany update....

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Re: Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+

Post Thu Nov 28, 2019 10:35 am

Mercedes have brought two different front wing specs to Abu Dhabi
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