Alfa Romeo C38

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Interesting front wing strake placement, they are inboard of the front tires. Most teams have them further towards the endplates.
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:( damn… that looks like the Predator.

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Did Alfa Romeo set their best time using that strange/outwards angled front wing?
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MatsNorway wrote:
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Did Alfa Romeo set their best time using that strange/outwards angled front wing?
They don't have another one

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dren wrote:
Wed Feb 20, 2019 12:33 pm
Interesting front wing strake placement, they are inboard of the front tires. Most teams have them further towards the endplates.
Those are teams with higher outer sections that are trying to force a narrower and higher velocity vortex off the corner, whereas Sauber/Alfa is spilling a much larger chunk into the outboard tyre squirt area, I think, in principle, creating a larger, but softer, vortex that more completely interacts with the tyre wash. The other teams seem, by my reckoning, to be going for something more like the Y250, but this one should I think act more like the macro vortex that most teams use to keep flow attached around the sidepods.
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Blackout wrote:
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no ice cream button???? :lol:

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Blackout wrote:
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it's weird how Raikkonen prefers a much simplier switch layout and yet the rookie wants bloody everything there is on his. :D
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poolboy67 wrote:
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Blackout wrote:
Fri Feb 22, 2019 3:48 pm
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it's weird how Raikkonen prefers a much simplier switch layout and yet the rookie wants bloody everything there is on his. :D
Not one for unnecessary distractions...


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poolboy67 wrote:
Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:42 pm
Blackout wrote:
Fri Feb 22, 2019 3:48 pm
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it's weird how Raikkonen prefers a much simplier switch layout and yet the rookie wants bloody everything there is on his. :D
Each driver has a preference but I imaging once you're more experienced toggling multi-function knobs is more natural (less brain space taken up just driving the car), whereas a rookie might prefer single action buttons.
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