Racing Point RP19

A place to discuss the characteristics of the cars in Formula One, both current as well as historical. Laptimes, driver worshipping and team chatter does not belong here.
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Its so shinny! Racer X is pleased'. But i just hope we get to see that new front wing we were promised'.
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New nose
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so theyve given up on their unique concept for at least spa....
shame that all but 1 team is using the ugly thumb nose

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Interesting how the cape isn't present on the new nose.
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Also interesting RW endplate design.

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MtthsMlw wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:22 pm
Also interesting RW endplate design.
I was looking at this area as well I am extremely eager to *see* how it performs on track.

But are these Spa/Monza specific parts?

With these being tracks where you want low drag.
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Racer X wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:26 pm
MtthsMlw wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:22 pm
Also interesting RW endplate design.
I was looking at this area as well I am extremely eager to *see* how it performs on track.

But are these Spa/Monza specific parts?

With these being tracks where you want low drag.
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Could be, the cape and the old nose both increase drag/lift if not utilised properly. The new one is more fluidic so easier to predict the flow down stream. Expect a cape and/or s-duct by singapore.
Halo not as bad as we thought

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Another shot of the new nose

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New rear wing

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Very similar nose cone concept with the MCL32

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RP back in business; less than 1 sec off the pace of leaders =D> =D> =D> There is something in DNA of this car which comes alive at SPA.

F1 commentator was saying, there is another big upgrade plan for Singapore which will have 4 tenth gain :shock: :shock: :shock:
Is it true or I heard wrong?

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Yeah, but not sure whether car (cooling?) or the new spec PU, but the cars are not smelling like roses in this configuration; didn't something like this happen in Austria too (which might point to cooling being a bit optimistic, with it again being quite warm?)