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atanatizante
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This rear brake fin isn`t new but it seems redesigned ... are they allowed to divert some air into the wheel drum?
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atanatizante wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 11:45 am
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This rear brake fin isn`t new but it seems redesigned ... are they allowed to divert some air into the wheel drum?
Yes, Ferrari has a similar enough solution.
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atanatizante wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 10:32 am
F1Krof wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 8:55 am
Any Upgrades yet? Does anybody spot any change?
Besides solutions for cooling the rear tyres, they must have some updates for the slow corners had they didn`t bring them already at Silverstone 2 ...
If they have, they surely have done a tremendous job hiding them in plain sight. :mrgreen:
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F1Krof wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 12:34 pm
atanatizante wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 10:32 am
F1Krof wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 8:55 am
Any Upgrades yet? Does anybody spot any change?
Besides solutions for cooling the rear tyres, they must have some updates for the slow corners had they didn`t bring them already at Silverstone 2 ...
If they have, they surely have done a tremendous job hiding them in plain sight. :mrgreen:
:lol: \:D/
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atanatizante wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 11:45 am
https://postimages.org/

This rear brake fin isn`t new but it seems redesigned ... are they allowed to divert some air into the wheel drum?
Yes. As long as it is within the regulated box.
This inlet looks like it should be OK.
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PlatinumZealot wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 2:40 pm
atanatizante wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 11:45 am
https://postimages.org/

This rear brake fin isn`t new but it seems redesigned ... are they allowed to divert some air into the wheel drum?
Yes. As long as it is within the regulated box.
This inlet looks like it should be OK.
I believe the Red Bull has a similar solution as well

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Yes. Redbull invented this sort of upward scoop on the rear brake ducts.
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I'm really surprised that they haven't brought any upgrades to Spanish GP though.
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F1Krof wrote:
Sat Aug 15, 2020 5:35 pm
I'm really surprised that they haven't brought any upgrades to Spanish GP though.
They are so far ahead of the competition that they're probably saving it for later or next year. Provided that last weekend was an outlier and not a fundamental issue theyre really isn't anything other than track specific parts to improve on. Then again the development path was supposed to end this year for the big change so they probably have already maxed out the development possibilities at the current stage. Also, remember that the current car has already been upgraded with the Spanish spec anyways when the season restarted in Austria

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F1Krof wrote:
Sat Aug 15, 2020 5:35 pm
I'm really surprised that they haven't brought any upgrades to Spanish GP though.
The sooner the other teams see it, the sooner they can ask to get it banned (or copied). Hide things until they are needed.
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Big Tea wrote:
Sat Aug 15, 2020 6:10 pm
F1Krof wrote:
Sat Aug 15, 2020 5:35 pm
I'm really surprised that they haven't brought any upgrades to Spanish GP though.
The sooner the other teams see it, the sooner they can ask to get it banned (or copied). Hide things until they are needed.
I concur, I would assume they would bring a 2021 floor at some point to get an idea probably at Abu Dhabi after the championships are wrapped up...

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holeindalip wrote:
Sat Aug 15, 2020 6:58 pm
Big Tea wrote:
Sat Aug 15, 2020 6:10 pm
F1Krof wrote:
Sat Aug 15, 2020 5:35 pm
I'm really surprised that they haven't brought any upgrades to Spanish GP though.
The sooner the other teams see it, the sooner they can ask to get it banned (or copied). Hide things until they are needed.
I concur, I would assume they would bring a 2021 floor at some point to get an idea probably at Abu Dhabi after the championships are wrapped up...
The sooner the other teams see it, the sooner they can ask to get it banned (or copied). Hide things until they are needed
- Ironically makes sense.
I concur, I would assume they would bring a 2021 floor at some point to get an idea probably at Abu Dhabi after the championships are wrapped up...
I wouldn't count the chicks just yet on the championship claim. I strongly believe that the Mode Ban would hit them hard. Race pace wise they're not ahead of the Red Bull as we all thought they'd be.
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F1Krof wrote:
Sat Aug 15, 2020 8:03 pm
holeindalip wrote:
Sat Aug 15, 2020 6:58 pm
Big Tea wrote:
Sat Aug 15, 2020 6:10 pm


The sooner the other teams see it, the sooner they can ask to get it banned (or copied). Hide things until they are needed.
I concur, I would assume they would bring a 2021 floor at some point to get an idea probably at Abu Dhabi after the championships are wrapped up...
The sooner the other teams see it, the sooner they can ask to get it banned (or copied). Hide things until they are needed
- Ironically makes sense.
I concur, I would assume they would bring a 2021 floor at some point to get an idea probably at Abu Dhabi after the championships are wrapped up...
I wouldn't count the chicks just yet on the championship claim. I strongly believe that the Mode Ban would hit them hard. Race pace wise they're not ahead of the Red Bull as we all thought they'd be.
News floating about that Mercedes didn't use strat 2 in q3 (party mode) and only use strat 3 from q2 onwards. So if that's the case, and red bull used their party mode which I'm sure they did, then it ain't changing anything other than giving Mercedes more engine life to use in the races.