Ciwai wrote:Other board discussion has mentioned a Pacific F1 from the nineties that bears a conceptual comparison. Googling didn't reveal any pics, so if anyone has images feel free to post them.
This is it:
Ciwai wrote:The outer edge blades that prominently extend forward from the shadow plate is the second most interesting feature. Has something like that been developed before? It appears to be a different approach from prior Willis BARs that had conditioner wings in front of the sidepods.
I think it is a new solution based on the blades introduced in the Williams some years ago and somehow followed by Renault last year. As in Williams, these blades are combined with the absence of bargeboards, at least at this stage. 'Til now, this devices had angles from about 45 to 90º from the motion direction. This is a whole new placing and orientation.