Caterham CT-03 Renault

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It is great to see a much smoother blend between the sidepods and the floor. The near right-angles were killing my eyes!

Overall, Caterham looks to have more of their stuff together, adding bits they've seen the big teams use, but integrating them rather than merely slapping them on (except perhaps for the Williams-style monkey seat :D )

What I really hope to see is a vanity-panel for their nose. I understand that they have that "channel" down the top of the chassis, but there must be a solution that perhaps uses that channel a bit better with a nose that doesn't have a step. The more Caterham does to streamline the car, the better.

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Image “The force can have a strong influence on the weak-minded”: [Obi Wan Kenobi]

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zoro_f1 wrote:first controversy of the season: [Caterham exhaust set to spark first controversy of 2013]

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@scarbs

@Rturcato83 I'd already seen the exhaust vane, its perfectly legal as it sits under the axis of the exhaust tail pipe

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thanks for the answer... i cannot still upvote your post... sorry. Image

also... i am wondering why Yalla make that kind of a story? Image
Huntresa wrote: @scarbs

@Rturcato83 I'd already seen the exhaust vane, its perfectly legal as it sits under the axis of the exhaust tail pipe
Image “The force can have a strong influence on the weak-minded”: [Obi Wan Kenobi]

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Jerez - Day 2
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"...and there, very much in flames, is Jacques Laffite's Ligier. That's obviously a turbo blaze, and of course, Laffite will be able to see that conflagration in his mirrors... he is coolly parking the car somewhere safe." Murray Walker, San Marino 1985

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Here's my analysis of the CT-03 including some info on the Exhaust Channel Blade: http://somersf1.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/ ... lysis.html
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"...and there, very much in flames, is Jacques Laffite's Ligier. That's obviously a turbo blaze, and of course, Laffite will be able to see that conflagration in his mirrors... he is coolly parking the car somewhere safe." Murray Walker, San Marino 1985

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Great to see a well lit diffuser!

Of course now I'm even more confused :D
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Jerez - Day 4 (08.02.2013)
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High resolution:
Exhaust / aero rig
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Front wing:
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"...and there, very much in flames, is Jacques Laffite's Ligier. That's obviously a turbo blaze, and of course, Laffite will be able to see that conflagration in his mirrors... he is coolly parking the car somewhere safe." Murray Walker, San Marino 1985

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Trackside impressions by Gary Anderson, from the latest edition of Autosport:
Gary Anderson wrote:The Caterham drivers both struggled to be precise with this car. It seems highly strung and if things go wrong, you are just a passenger until you get out of the corner. It’s not a compliant car but, without simulator technology, track time might help improve this.
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This will not pass pedestrian safety standards!
the four immutable forces:
static balance
dynamic balance
static imbalance
dynamic imbalance

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F1 Testing - Barcelona T02 - day 1
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I'm really quite surprised as to how far off the pace the new caterham is. They've not been that much off of Marussias times and they're miles off from any other team.

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They've also thrown in less experienced drivers who are new to team. That might mean half a second but definitely not seconds I think.