Honda Power Unit Hardware & Software

All that has to do with the power train, gearbox, clutch, fuels and lubricants, etc. Generally the mechanical side of Formula One.
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Huge congratulations to Honda on their first podium back in the hybrid era- tremendous job guys!

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https://twitter.com/HondaRacingF1/statu ... 9892944896
Decent start. I wonder how much they actually found over the winter.

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gandharva wrote:
Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:18 am
https://twitter.com/HondaRacingF1/statu ... 9892944896
Decent start. I wonder how much they actually found over the winter.
Tanabe finally got a hair cut! Looking sharp and invigorated than before!

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Honda RA619H

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Is it a bend or is it just an open cup allowing air downwards. In any case I think it is applied better then the Mclaren solution used to be.

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carisi2k wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:49 am
Is it a bend or is it just an open cup allowing air downwards. In any case I think it is applied better then the Mclaren solution used to be.
Based on the light reflection on the pipe, it looks like it flares back out, similar to the RA618 in the STR last year. the RA617 was strangled by that McL design. Doubt that would return.

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Maybe covered before, but what is the cooler on the backbone of the engine?

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In any case it does look like a special piece of packaging and unfortunately only the Dutchman will be able to take advantage of it going forward. Quite an amazing bit of kit and I think Bahrain will be much closer then Melbourne.

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Excellent thread..!!!

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Very interesting topic guys!

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Very interesting topic guys!By the way, could someone put here some data about speed traps by sectors and Max Speeds between different cars and engines? It would be nice to see it! :D

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vehicledynamics wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:11 pm
Very interesting topic guys!By the way, could someone put here some data about speed traps by sectors and Max Speeds between different cars and engines? It would be nice to see it! :D
Not sure if you are looking for race or practice data but anyway I am sure if you just read and enjoy the threads you will find what you are looking for. All done nicely for us :D already.

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gandharva wrote:
Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:18 am
https://twitter.com/HondaRacingF1/statu ... 9892944896
Decent start. I wonder how much they actually found over the winter.
They know what the score is, and their language says all the right things.

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Does anyone know what components can be changed out on modern PUs in-between races? Like what wear parts get replaced or freshened up before the next race?

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Interesting question, I would like to learn the answer. My expectation (but like Manuel, I know nothing, although unlike him I am not from Barcelona (and my colleagues actually from Barcelona do know a lot) is nothing, the whole PU should be kept closed. maybe some hoses and connections outside.
Just a personal interest, a Family recreating a WW2 May 1940 Dutch warbird from scratch: https://www.facebook.com/FlyingFokkerD21/