Scuderia Ferrari SF90

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Re: Scuderia Ferrari SF90

Post Thu Sep 05, 2019 7:26 pm

They are carrying a decent amount of rear wing for Monza. I expected a skinnier one.

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MtthsMlw
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Re: Scuderia Ferrari SF90

Post Thu Sep 05, 2019 8:40 pm

Same FW as in Spa - slimmed down top flap.
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Re: Scuderia Ferrari SF90

Post Fri Sep 06, 2019 7:43 am

falonso81 wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 7:26 pm
They are carrying a decent amount of rear wing for Monza. I expected a skinnier one.
Ferrrari always runs with a decent amount of wing angle even on super high speed tracks (monza, spa), unlike red bull who go completely the opposite way.

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Re: Scuderia Ferrari SF90

Post Fri Sep 06, 2019 12:37 pm

Juzh wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 7:43 am
falonso81 wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 7:26 pm
They are carrying a decent amount of rear wing for Monza. I expected a skinnier one.
Ferrrari always runs with a decent amount of wing angle even on super high speed tracks (monza, spa), unlike red bull who go completely the opposite way.
That’s to be expected with a car that has a lot of power, low drag and relatively low downforce.
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Re: Scuderia Ferrari SF90

Post Fri Sep 06, 2019 12:54 pm

Leclerc on medium tyres (hi res) (Photo Sky Sports F1)

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Re: Scuderia Ferrari SF90

Post Tue Sep 17, 2019 11:03 am

I think ferrari could easily solve most of theire issues with a slight adjustment to the front wing. They need to have the front wing first element go up like the mercedes and red bull instead of going up and then down and up again.

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Re: Scuderia Ferrari SF90

Post Tue Sep 17, 2019 11:11 am

carisi2k wrote:
Tue Sep 17, 2019 11:03 am
I think ferrari could easily solve most of theire issues with a slight adjustment to the front wing. They need to have the front wing first element go up like the mercedes and red bull instead of going up and then down and up again.
i find it odd when people say ferrari cannot change their front wing coz their concept will change! But what i see at mercedes and redbull is that they change the leading edge of the front wing from race to race...how could they manage but ferrari cannot?

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Re: Scuderia Ferrari SF90

Post Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:06 pm

Of course unknown people on this board knows better than Ferrari's engies what they can or can not do... :D

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Re: Scuderia Ferrari SF90

Post Tue Sep 17, 2019 3:40 pm

Unf wrote:
Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:06 pm
Of course unknown people on this board knows better than Ferrari's engies what they can or can not do... :D
My thought. Maybe those people should email the Ferrari engineers and tell them their secrets. :)

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Re: Scuderia Ferrari SF90

Post Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:04 pm

This diffuser was tested in France but never raced. I guess we'll see it back this weekend maybe slightly tweaked.
So far the diffuser is still launch spec.
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Re: Scuderia Ferrari SF90

Post Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:15 pm

Hope it stays on. We are waiting for the updated floor also, since France or Austria?

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Re: Scuderia Ferrari SF90

Post Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:22 pm

falonso81 wrote:
Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:15 pm
Hope it stays on. We are waiting for the updated floor also, since France or Austria?
Well first they have to bring this diffuser back..
I don't think we saw an updated floor this year. Just these vertical fins that first appeared in France I think. Often you see little diffuser tweaks being called 'new floor' for some reason.

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Re: Scuderia Ferrari SF90

Post Thu Sep 19, 2019 8:13 am

Some shots from Singapore by @AlbertFabrega:

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Re: Scuderia Ferrari SF90

Post Thu Sep 19, 2019 10:48 am

Now we have the first update:

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Re: Scuderia Ferrari SF90

Post Thu Sep 19, 2019 10:52 am

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