Renault F1 R.S. 20 Speculation Thread

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ScrewCaptain27 wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 3:59 pm
The wishbones look closer together, and the lower one looks slimmer.
Hard to tell, the angle is different. To me it looks quite similar when you take the angle into account.

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FittingMechanics wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 4:01 pm

Hard to tell, the angle is different. To me it looks quite similar when you take the angle into account.
They're definately much higher mounted on the upright than last year, you can see the control arm angles are similar in the shots even though the new car is in full droop and the old one is loaded up in a corner.

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FittingMechanics wrote:This is really starting to get excessive. I'd be surprised if they had a real reason to be so secretive but it's strange that they are going to such lenghts to hide the car.
It’s making people talk about it... You are doing it, a lot of people is doing it... It isn’t about secret parts, just been different then the rest and there is nothing wrong with it


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jjn9128 wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 2:17 pm
PowerandtheGlory wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 1:33 pm
jagunx51 wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 12:52 pm


I think they r testing some kind of cloacking device :shock:

https://www.ghostinthemachine.net/predcloak.jpg
Ahhhhh..... Wrath of Khan Quote:

"...the Things gotta have a tailpipe.."
That was Undiscovered Country :lol:
Ahhh sugar.... i got the right clip, the right quote, just the wrong bad guy!! Chang not khan..! I stand corrected =D>
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PowerandtheGlory wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 4:40 pm
jjn9128 wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 2:17 pm
PowerandtheGlory wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 1:33 pm


Ahhhhh..... Wrath of Khan Quote:

"...the Things gotta have a tailpipe.."
That was Undiscovered Country :lol:
Ahhh sugar.... i got the right clip, the right quote, just the wrong bad guy!! Chang not khan..! I stand corrected =D>
We get top nerd status :lol:
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jjn9128 wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 4:55 pm
PowerandtheGlory wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 4:40 pm
jjn9128 wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 2:17 pm


That was Undiscovered Country :lol:
Ahhh sugar.... i got the right clip, the right quote, just the wrong bad guy!! Chang not khan..! I stand corrected =D>
We get top nerd status :lol:
I think im humbly accepting second place to your first place mate :wink:
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PowerandtheGlory wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 7:44 pm
jjn9128 wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 4:55 pm
PowerandtheGlory wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 4:40 pm


Ahhh sugar.... i got the right clip, the right quote, just the wrong bad guy!! Chang not khan..! I stand corrected =D>
We get top nerd status :lol:
I think im humbly accepting second place to your first place mate :wink:
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Iowa wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 1:24 pm
From Reddit
https://i.redd.it/5tak4mh76hh41.jpg
How many FW elements have they got....?!!
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PowerandtheGlory wrote:
Iowa wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 1:24 pm
From Reddit
https://i.redd.it/5tak4mh76hh41.jpg
How many FW elements have they got....?!!
5 as per the regulations.


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SmallSoldier wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 10:20 pm
PowerandtheGlory wrote:
Iowa wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 1:24 pm
From Reddit
https://i.redd.it/5tak4mh76hh41.jpg
How many FW elements have they got....?!!
5 as per the regulations.


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The top element is very full compared to others, with a serious step near the endplate..
Hopefully we get a view of the bargeboard area on Wednesday
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Iowa wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 1:24 pm
From Reddit
https://i.redd.it/5tak4mh76hh41.jpg
If you zoom right in on the right-hand wing, you can see a very radical twist in the top element that appears to be designed to very forcibly drive outwash! It should be interesting to see how well this works compared to other solutions - they seem to have prioritized downforce over drag (unlike Ferrari).

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djos wrote:
Tue Feb 18, 2020 12:24 am
Iowa wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 1:24 pm
From Reddit
https://i.redd.it/5tak4mh76hh41.jpg
If you zoom right in on the right-hand wing, you can see a very radical twist in the top element that appears to be designed to very forcibly drive outwash! It should be interesting to see how well this works compared to other solutions - they seem to have prioritized downforce over drag (unlike Ferrari).

https://i.imgur.com/iu91ko9.png
They had that last year. It came with an upgrade towards the end of the season.
Zoom in to see their front wing at brazil last year (right side has better light) https://i2.wp.com/f1chronicle.com/wp-co ... C435&ssl=1

Another thing that I would like to point out. I am no aerodynamic expert btw, so don't take my word for granted. Forcing the air to go to a certain position abruptly like Renault is doing is not the best option because the air will lose a lot of energy that way. They are probably using that because it's the best compromise for them at the moment in terms of front downforce and outwash generation.

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Mattchu wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 2:10 pm
https://i.postimg.cc/v8VVyDXY/r2.png

They have really gone with the current slim nose/cape and having the suspension members high up. The nose looks to have a really nice clean profile, I expect Mercedes nose will look similar pretty soon.
New air box design and no more s duct ?
Go Ricci !

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Interesting and I wonder if they went with the Mercedes like nose since that will be similar to what is on all cars for 2021. Not sure what it does to make the Renault better and hopefully it will give Daniel something to play with.

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Yes it's an evolution of their latest 2019 FW that appeared in Suzuka. All their 2019 wings had that extension (?) near the endplate at the "outwash" zone, equiped with big ass gurney flaps, but now the extension goes higher
Maybe it aims to place a big chunk of the dirty air directly in front of the blowing wheel so the latter can blow it away? #CFD_eyes
But the brake ducts look the same as 2019.
An earlier version
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