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Macklaren wrote:Any updates to the car at all, this weekend? Are we running a lower downforce config like most others seem to be doing? Seems like tyre wear is extreme for all and low DF could exacerbate that
We thought that would be the case last race (low DF could kill the tires earlier), but Ferrari had one if not the lowest DF setup and they didn’t struggle as expected.


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Sidepod looks different... Or my Imagination again ??

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Still analysing new bargeboard bits,
lets see how it effects S3 performance.
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PhillipM wrote:
Thu Jul 30, 2020 7:28 pm
Macklaren wrote:
Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:25 pm
PhillipM you always have great intel. Do you know when the big package is coming? Lando was clear in his interviews this week that McL still has their big package to come vs. Ferrari/RBR/Renault that have already put theirs on, so McL can take the fight to them
There isn't one, floor/bargeboards/some slight wing tweaks this week, refinement work next week, week after there's a new diffuser to match the front end tweaks but nothing extraordinary.
Any intel on updates for this weekend ?

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McFAN wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 1:04 pm
PhillipM wrote:
Thu Jul 30, 2020 7:28 pm
Macklaren wrote:
Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:25 pm
PhillipM you always have great intel. Do you know when the big package is coming? Lando was clear in his interviews this week that McL still has their big package to come vs. Ferrari/RBR/Renault that have already put theirs on, so McL can take the fight to them
There isn't one, floor/bargeboards/some slight wing tweaks this week, refinement work next week, week after there's a new diffuser to match the front end tweaks but nothing extraordinary.
Any intel on updates for this weekend ?
FP1 teamstream said none but they are still doing a lot of flovis testing

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Nice angle when enlarged...

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I can’t help but feel we need some more updates- not just ‘tweaks’
Just a fan's point of view

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The updates did not give the desired performance gain. The fact that the team is researching the bargeboards area for the second weekend means that there are problems with correlation

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Carlen wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 7:03 pm
The updates did not give the desired performance gain. The fact that the team is researching the bardgeboards area for the second weekend means that there are problems with correlation
The last couple of races and today have been a little unrepresentative though. They can not be sure if they are chasing the upgrades the tyres or the wind or heat. They probably need a good clean session to study it
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n-KxMVvZs8M


New Rear Wing... Not sure if they're racing it....

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mclaren111 wrote:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n-KxMVvZs8M


New Rear Wing... Not sure if they're racing it....
I don’t think it’s a new wing, it is simply the high downforce wing compared to the low downforce wing used in Silverstone.


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CjC wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 6:37 pm
I can’t help but feel we need some more updates- not just ‘tweaks’
You're not gonna get any huge packages, the factory is way behind the design office on manufacturing parts, so you're mainly getting the small parts that don't need large changes to the rest of the car as you'd normally get in a big package - hence bargeboards, rear brake ducts, diffuser edges, etc.