Marussia MR02 Cosworth

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Re: Marussia MR02 Cosworth

Post by Yurasyk » Tue Feb 05, 2013 6:35 pm

I guess that Marussia and Caterhem exhausts are the SAME. 100% clones. :shock:

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Re: Marussia MR02 Cosworth

Post by JayeOFarrell » Tue Feb 05, 2013 6:59 pm

No Monkey Seat? There are quite a few little details a lot of the other cars are running that the Marussia seems to be missing :/
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Re: Marussia MR02 Cosworth

Post by stefan_ » Tue Feb 05, 2013 7:01 pm

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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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Re: Marussia MR02 Cosworth

Post by Jackles-UK » Tue Feb 05, 2013 7:44 pm

Interesting slot at the leading edge of the rear wing endplates and they seem to have gone with the Toro Rosso ideology of high sidepods and deep undercut (without resorting to the STR6/7 hovering option). CoG must take a slight hit. Is the front wing a '12 carry over or is it new because it looks pretty suave for a bottom-ring team!

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Re: Marussia MR02 Cosworth

Post by Huntresa » Tue Feb 05, 2013 8:47 pm

Jackles-UK wrote:Interesting slot at the leading edge of the rear wing endplates and they seem to have gone with the Toro Rosso ideology of high sidepods and deep undercut (without resorting to the STR6/7 hovering option). CoG must take a slight hit. Is the front wing a '12 carry over or is it new because it looks pretty suave for a bottom-ring team!
No one is running a new FW, everyone is running the FW they ran in the last 3-4 races. Most likely we wont see new FWs until last Barca test or even Melbourne.

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Re: Marussia MR02 Cosworth

Post by Coefficient » Tue Feb 05, 2013 9:23 pm

350matt wrote:
Coefficient wrote:
timbo wrote:The lack of sponsors is indeed worrying, and also the look. The car looks very unlike any other on the grid and more like an Indycar. Are their drivers very short? Why the cockpit is so forward?

The cockpit isn't especially far forward, its an optical illusion caused by the very long rear. This has ended up being very large because the Cosworth Motor is much bigger than the Merc, Ferrari and Renault lumps and this year a 2 year old Williams KERS has been strapped onto it too. It looks like the old "limousine" from 2010 that they introduced mid season because of the fuel capacity issues!
the motor is about 8mm longer than a Renault..... Sheesh hold the phone

bear in mind the engines are still homologated and merc et al won't have been able to design a new engine block each year

so they are all 'old' engines in this regard

I like the car it looks like their best effort to date and

I also remember another car that was slated for its looks when it came out and proceeded to wipe the floor with everyone else, Brawn anyone?

lets wait and see ,this sport is anything but static
By engine I mean the motor and everything you need to run it. It requires some pretty old fashioned cooling does the Cosworth which adds to the bulk. It's obvious when you look at how little undercut they've achieved and how little the "coanda" bubbles are. They got too much to package in that engine bay which is why it looks huge.
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Re: Marussia MR02 Cosworth

Post by Forza » Wed Feb 06, 2013 9:25 am

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Re: Marussia MR02 Cosworth

Post by 350matt » Wed Feb 06, 2013 1:13 pm

Coefficient wrote:
By engine I mean the motor and everything you need to run it. It requires some pretty old fashioned cooling does the Cosworth which adds to the bulk. It's obvious when you look at how little undercut they've achieved and how little the "coanda" bubbles are. They got too much to package in that engine bay which is why it looks huge.
what you mean by old fashioned cooling ? Is everyone else on glycol then?

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Re: Marussia MR02 Cosworth

Post by N12ck » Wed Feb 06, 2013 1:30 pm

It doesnt look like a modern f1 car :?
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Re: Marussia MR02 Cosworth

Post by stefan_ » Thu Feb 07, 2013 11:51 am

"...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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Re: Marussia MR02 Cosworth

Post by stefan_ » Fri Feb 08, 2013 7:33 pm

"...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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Re: Marussia MR02 Cosworth

Post by raymondu999 » Thu Feb 14, 2013 4:13 am

Trackside impressions by Gary Anderson, from the latest edition of Autosport:
Gary Anderson wrote:The Marussia looked to be on a very similar pace to the Caterham. It’s a more simple car than the Caterham, which has more aero detailing, so there is room to improve. But as you’d expect with a back of the grid car at this early stage of the year, it just lacks downforce.
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Re: Marussia MR02 Cosworth

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Re: Marussia MR02 Cosworth

Post by RB7ate9 » Wed Feb 20, 2013 7:52 am

It's finally dawned on my why it looks less like a F1 racer and more like an Indycar: the nose livery makes the nose appear much MUCH smaller than it really is. If the entire body was the same color, it would be more recognizable as a low-nose F1 car.

Carry on.

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Re: Marussia MR02 Cosworth

Post by Huntresa » Wed Feb 20, 2013 8:19 am

RB7ate9 wrote:It's finally dawned on my why it looks less like a F1 racer and more like an Indycar: the nose livery makes the nose appear much MUCH smaller than it really is. If the entire body was the same color, it would be more recognizable as a low-nose F1 car.

Carry on.

Yeah but at the same time i rly like the white on this car.