2019 Mclaren F1 Team - Renault

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There is a good article on Autosport about the relationship McLaren and Mercedes, free only available in Russian.

https://autosport.com.ru/features/60108 ... yandex.com

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https://www.youtube.com/embed/fSQxN6rJ1qg

Really a beautiful car! =D> You can drive it anywhere where the sun is up, so not in England. I'm only 1.8 Mln short. Anyone who can help out with that? :)

I do wonder how much of the current F1 car transfers into this road car. And can we actually speak of a road car or is it for circuits only since it lacks a wind shield? I can imagine you'd at least need a helmet in most countries.

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McL-H wrote:
Mon Dec 09, 2019 8:39 pm
https://www.youtube.com/embed/fSQxN6rJ1qg

Really a beautiful car! =D> You can drive it anywhere where the sun is up, so not in England. I'm only 1.8 Mln short. Anyone who can help out with that? :)

I do wonder how much of the current F1 car transfers into this road car. And can we actually speak of a road car or is it for circuits only since it lacks a wind shield? I can imagine you'd at least need a helmet in most countries.
Probably not to much real f1 tech in a car like this, the ground effect hyper cars that are coming are more f1 to the road tech.

this looks cool, bit like a Renault spider on steroids :P. but with the windscreen I think it works well in the wind tunnel, but in real life.... the distance it quite big. On motorbike you have this same thing, bit of crosswind or a bit of turbulence, and you're in terrible buffeting. And you can drive it without a helmet, no rules says you have to. It's either seatbelts and a roll cage thingy, or a helmet, wind protection isn't part of any rules.

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McLaren is set for a reshuffle of its aero department, Motorsport.com has learned, with its head of aerodynamics Guillaume Cattelani having left the team. Cattelani's departure, by mutual consent, hints at a fresh face arriving at the team to push its aero programme forward – but there has been no confirmation of this.

https://www.motorsport.com/f1/news/mcla ... i/4608777/

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RonDennis wrote:
Tue Dec 10, 2019 11:49 am
McLaren is set for a reshuffle of its aero department, Motorsport.com has learned, with its head of aerodynamics Guillaume Cattelani having left the team. Cattelani's departure, by mutual consent, hints at a fresh face arriving at the team to push its aero programme forward – but there has been no confirmation of this.

https://www.motorsport.com/f1/news/mcla ... i/4608777/
Interesting, do you know who else has left and their importance to the team?

Hopefully they can poach some staff from Red Bull or Mercedes as they are both very strong aerodynamically

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I am getting slightly concerned by the amount and position of departures. They need to be careful not to lose continuity and have to find their feet again
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ScottR267 wrote:
Tue Dec 10, 2019 12:48 pm
RonDennis wrote:
Tue Dec 10, 2019 11:49 am
McLaren is set for a reshuffle of its aero department, Motorsport.com has learned, with its head of aerodynamics Guillaume Cattelani having left the team. Cattelani's departure, by mutual consent, hints at a fresh face arriving at the team to push its aero programme forward – but there has been no confirmation of this.

https://www.motorsport.com/f1/news/mcla ... i/4608777/
Interesting, do you know who else has left and their importance to the team?

Hopefully they can poach some staff from Red Bull or Mercedes as they are both very strong aerodynamically
I'm sure they already have one lined up, else they would have stick with Cattelani for the time being.

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ScottR267 wrote:
Tue Dec 10, 2019 12:48 pm
RonDennis wrote:
Tue Dec 10, 2019 11:49 am
McLaren is set for a reshuffle of its aero department, Motorsport.com has learned, with its head of aerodynamics Guillaume Cattelani having left the team. Cattelani's departure, by mutual consent, hints at a fresh face arriving at the team to push its aero programme forward – but there has been no confirmation of this.

https://www.motorsport.com/f1/news/mcla ... i/4608777/
Interesting, do you know who else has left and their importance to the team?

Hopefully they can poach some staff from Red Bull or Mercedes as they are both very strong aerodynamically
I think it will be difficult to get someone, who is say, a head of aero directly from Red Bull or Mercedes at these stage, but maybe someone who has worked for them in the recent past. It may also be possible to hire a deputy aero chief or a senior aerodynamicist, with the offer of the head role in McLaren.
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Maybe they promote from within. Maybe Mr. Roldan gets the nod, who knows.
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Ground Effect wrote:
Tue Dec 10, 2019 1:31 pm
ScottR267 wrote:
Tue Dec 10, 2019 12:48 pm
RonDennis wrote:
Tue Dec 10, 2019 11:49 am
McLaren is set for a reshuffle of its aero department, Motorsport.com has learned, with its head of aerodynamics Guillaume Cattelani having left the team. Cattelani's departure, by mutual consent, hints at a fresh face arriving at the team to push its aero programme forward – but there has been no confirmation of this.

https://www.motorsport.com/f1/news/mcla ... i/4608777/
Interesting, do you know who else has left and their importance to the team?

Hopefully they can poach some staff from Red Bull or Mercedes as they are both very strong aerodynamically
I think it will be difficult to get someone, who is say, a head of aero directly from Red Bull or Mercedes at these stage, but maybe someone who has worked for them in the recent past. It may also be possible to hire a deputy aero chief or a senior aerodynamicist, with the offer of the head role in McLaren.
What you make reference too is what I meant albeit never fully explained. Hopefully if they could poach someone from Red Bull or Mercedes who isn’t the top dog but can get a promotion with McLaren it could bode well as they could bring some new ideas that have worked for those two teams

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ScottR267 wrote:
Tue Dec 10, 2019 2:37 pm
Ground Effect wrote:
Tue Dec 10, 2019 1:31 pm
ScottR267 wrote:
Tue Dec 10, 2019 12:48 pm


Interesting, do you know who else has left and their importance to the team?

Hopefully they can poach some staff from Red Bull or Mercedes as they are both very strong aerodynamically
I think it will be difficult to get someone, who is say, a head of aero directly from Red Bull or Mercedes at these stage, but maybe someone who has worked for them in the recent past. It may also be possible to hire a deputy aero chief or a senior aerodynamicist, with the offer of the head role in McLaren.
What you make reference too is what I meant albeit never fully explained. Hopefully if they could poach someone from Red Bull or Mercedes who isn’t the top dog but can get a promotion with McLaren it could bode well as they could bring some new ideas that have worked for those two teams
Those ideas may not work with the car. McLaren has been on the right track, and I sincerely don't think they need to look outside for someone capable.
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