Renault F1 R.S. 20

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Is it true there were no engine updates planned ‘this year’ but tgere is an update planned next year?

I heard rumors if a radiator style change, but does that means tokens will be used up?
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Matthew Somerfield wrote:A comparison of the new (Ricciardo) and old (Ocon) deflectors and bargeboards.

You'll note that whilst there's changes to the main bargeboard elements there's also changes beneath the boomerang in the footplate too, as there's extra slots added to it for legality.
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Alonso seat fitting inside an RS.20 (or 21?) mockup. It seems to be completely 3d printed :!: but the big parts were probably milles by a 5-axis machine

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Morteza wrote:
Fri Sep 11, 2020 1:11 pm
Matthew Somerfield wrote:A comparison of the new (Ricciardo) and old (Ocon) deflectors and bargeboards.

You'll note that whilst there's changes to the main bargeboard elements there's also changes beneath the boomerang in the footplate too, as there's extra slots added to it for legality.
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Ehof2hAXsAA ... name=large
Interestingly enough actually they didnt run it last weekend, but this weekend they have decided to bring it out. Whats the use of it? does it generate more downforce, which last weekend actually for renault was not required?

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PowerandtheGlory wrote:
Fri Sep 11, 2020 12:51 pm
Is it true there were no engine updates planned ‘this year’ but tgere is an update planned next year?

I heard rumors if a radiator style change, but does that means tokens will be used up?
No, changes in the sidepod area (including radiators) are free.
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:?: Cooling system changes cost tokens AFAIK

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Sam Collins talks about that mock up here and he notices some interesting details on the car, like the sensors (05:33) the team placed inside the two roll hoop intakes... this suggests the the team might be planning some changes in that area... for 2021



They did the same in the 2017 post season Abu Dhabi tests where they placed a big amount of aero sensors (and even wool tuft on Hulkenberg's helmet) to study the air flow behind his helmet...
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And a few months later the 2018 car was born with this
https://i.imgur.com/JNO2s42.jpg

So my theory about the Renault CCS and the possible future changes isnt completely foolish after all :P
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ScrewCaptain27 wrote:
Fri Sep 25, 2020 2:19 pm
PowerandtheGlory wrote:
Fri Sep 11, 2020 12:51 pm
Is it true there were no engine updates planned ‘this year’ but tgere is an update planned next year?

I heard rumors if a radiator style change, but does that means tokens will be used up?
No, changes in the sidepod area (including radiators) are free.
The (updated?) regs say "All water-oil or water-water coolers" (are frozen) but what do they mean with "water-water"? and this means that intercoolers arent frozen indeed. But what about the normal water rads and oil rads?

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''Water -to-water cooling is normally used offshore (boat installation). In F1 water -to -air, oil to-air and oil -to- water cooling systems are used.

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Nicolas Carpentiers wrote:The Renault F1 Team slightly modified the curve of the cape under the nose of its RS20
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Don't really know where to post this but here is maybe a glimpse of the 2022 car :

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That's the standard FIA model.

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Blackout wrote:
Thu Oct 01, 2020 1:49 pm
That's the standard FIA model.
Agreed. But being pedantic it's the FOM model. The FIA wrote the rules in conjunction with the research FOM did.
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Great view on the moncoque's rear end (RS.19 IMO but RS.20 should be nearly identical)
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And like the RS.18, its seems that the intercooler-to-engine pipe is integrated to the monocoque, unlike the other cars.
So the intake manifold is plugged directly to the tub (manifold red pipe to tub blue pipe) and the intercooler somehow connects to the other end of this charge air duct via another tub plug.

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