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Phlumbert wrote:
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:29 am
Is it the angle or is the wheelbase shorter?
Mercedes said the wheelbase is the same as 2018 car.
Despite significant changes to many areas of the car, the W10 also retains some of the characteristics of its predecessors, as the general architecture and the wheelbase stay the same.
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Great looking car! Compact, narrow and much better livery alltogether. The engine cover seems to be very tidy. A bit surprising they went back to old-style sidepod design.

It looks fast.

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Interesting paint. Gray shade varies with lighting =D>

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3 supports for each mirror?

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JRodrigues wrote:
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:40 am
3 supports for each mirror?
I see only two, the outboard one is sculped for airflow

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TimmTurbo wrote:
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:42 am
JRodrigues wrote:
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:40 am
3 supports for each mirror?
I see only two, the outboard one is sculped for airflow
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Mercedes debuts all-new W10 at Silverstone

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Mercedes debuts all-new W10 at Silverstone

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport today completed the first laps with its 2019 challenger. Named the Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+, the 2019 contender ran on the 2.98 km Silverstone International Circuit this morning with Valtteri Bottas behind the wheel, to be followed by Lewis Hamilton this afternoon.

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JRodrigues wrote:
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:43 am
TimmTurbo wrote:
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:42 am
JRodrigues wrote:
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:40 am
3 supports for each mirror?
I see only two, the outboard one is sculped for airflow
https://i.imgur.com/tyLwYXu.jpg
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The new livery makes some of the important bits very dark and hard to make out. It'll be very interesting to see this car from the top down to get an idea of how the narrow sidepods work the air into the coke bottle area.

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Very different to last year's car and all the other ones we have seen so far. Either they will change the pods as time goes by or they are a response to the new front wing regs. Perhaps Merc have concluded that since tyre wake cannot be controlled anything like as well as previously, they're best off simply moving the bodywork out of its way.

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TimmTurbo wrote:
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:45 am
JRodrigues wrote:
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:43 am
TimmTurbo wrote:
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:42 am


I see only two, the outboard one is sculped for airflow
https://i.imgur.com/tyLwYXu.jpg
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Just 2 mounts, that is just other bodywork lines looking like 3rd mount

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JRodrigues wrote:
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:43 am
TimmTurbo wrote:
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:42 am
JRodrigues wrote:
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:40 am
3 supports for each mirror?
I see only two, the outboard one is sculped for airflow
https://i.imgur.com/tyLwYXu.jpg
That green line is just an optical illusion. Look at it from other angles and you can see that there is nothing there supporting the mirror. Only two supports.

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supermarine wrote:
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:49 am
The new livery makes some of the important bits very dark and hard to make out. It'll be very interesting to see this car from the top down to get an idea of how the narrow sidepods work the air into the coke bottle area.

https://i.ibb.co/Xkgc3Bn/IMG-20190213-102443.jpg

Very different to last year's car and all the other ones we have seen so far. Either they will change the pods as time goes by or they are a response to the new front wing regs. Perhaps Merc have concluded that since tyre wake cannot be controlled anything like as well as previously, they're best off simply moving the bodywork out of its way.
Over at Racefans https://www.racefans.net/2019/02/13/fir ... -revealed/ they have lightened up some of the interesting areas if you want to have a look for yourself.

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On the picture taken from the side it seems that the halo features a small wing in its center section to create downwash. Perhaps to feed the intake, as it is slightly "blocked" from the HALO

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