2021 Aero Thread

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Re: 2021 Aero Thread

Post by jjn9128 » Mon Sep 09, 2019 5:04 pm

JordanMugen wrote:
Mon Sep 09, 2019 4:09 pm
The impact of a narrow rear wing without a beam wing, in hindsight, was also detrimental compared to the current thinking of trying to kick the vehicle's wake up as high as possible.
The narrow span wing had precisely the purpose of increasing wake upwash. The lower aspect ratio increasing tip vorticity as it does, which creates a greater upwash on the centreline of the car - also they had a beam until 2014.
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Re: 2021 Aero Thread

Post by JordanMugen » Mon Sep 09, 2019 7:35 pm

jjn9128 wrote:
Mon Sep 09, 2019 5:04 pm
JordanMugen wrote:
Mon Sep 09, 2019 4:09 pm
The impact of a narrow rear wing without a beam wing, in hindsight, was also detrimental compared to the current thinking of trying to kick the vehicle's wake up as high as possible.
The narrow span wing had precisely the purpose of increasing wake upwash. The lower aspect ratio increasing tip vorticity as it does, which creates a greater upwash on the centreline of the car - also they had a beam until 2014.
My bad. :oops:

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Re: 2021 Aero Thread

Post by AMG.Tzan » Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:27 pm

https://www.motorsport.com/f1/news/vide ... i/4539829/

So i was watching this video about the 2021 tires and Motorsport.com claims:
"A modified RS18 that has been developed to simulate the downforce levels that are expected for the 2021 rules"

The rear wing of this Renault seems to be from Spa or Monza! So they are anticipating about 2018 Monza levels of downforce?? How much slower will a Monza style wing make a car around Barcelona or Silverstone for example?

In general the rule makers are always talking about how much better the racing will be in 2021! But what about lap times? I am curious to see how much slower these will be than today...hopefully not slower than early 2017!!

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Re: 2021 Aero Thread

Post by djos » Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:41 pm

The venturi tunnels in the floor will ensure overall down force levels are similar but without the side effects of big traditional wings.

Go watch some late 90's champ car off you wish to see how good I think it will be.
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Re: 2021 Aero Thread

Post by lucafo » Thu Sep 12, 2019 5:14 pm

Hi, all!
A friend of mine told me that, back in 80s, he was on a pre season trainning at Jacarapagua (Brazil) and saw mechanics repairing a gear box in the middle of pitlane and other teams mechanics making fun of him.
There werent so much caution for secrets and hiding things and this todays paranoia...
I was wondering how to make part of it back again.
My suggestion would be teams to open their projects every two years or allow other teams mechanics to stay in others boxes.
A little bit off-topic, but thats what I would suggests for 2021.
What do you think about that?
Best regard to everyone.