McLaren MCL36

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The rear end of the MCL monocoque has a peculiar monolithic shape. Mclaren has pushed its coolers so far forward and do not really need those big radiator recesses that some other tubs have...
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A very nice video further explaining what the steps in the floor are doing.

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The MCL36 for Baku, not a big rear wing for practice:

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Via: Albert Fabrega

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New rear wing end plate?
Not seen it before on the Mclaren or on anything else for that matter?
Just a fan's point of view

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Kyle has analyzed the underfloor of the RB18 including the steps in the keel common to both the RB and McLaren.



Skip to 17:15 for the information about the multi-step diffuser kicks which is most relevant to the McLaren

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Seem the first time mclaren opened up the diffuser sidewall also this weekend

or maybe not

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Old side pods were on this morning, wondering if that is just for FP1.

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I was watching some onboards and the engine sounded very slow. I don’t think even ever pushed this session.

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billamend wrote:
Fri Jun 10, 2022 1:16 pm
I was watching some onboards and the engine sounded very slow. I don’t think even ever pushed this session.
Looking at the McLaren app throughout the session, it seemed like they did a lot of high fuel running.

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ort895 wrote:
Fri Jun 10, 2022 1:04 pm
Old side pods were on this morning, wondering if that is just for FP1.
Lando definitely had the new sidepods, maybe Daniel had the old to compare.

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onewingedangel wrote:
Fri Jun 10, 2022 1:49 pm
ort895 wrote:
Fri Jun 10, 2022 1:04 pm
Old side pods were on this morning, wondering if that is just for FP1.
Lando definitely had the new sidepods, maybe Daniel had the old to compare.
You are correct, Lando indeed did have it. Commentators also mentioned they were running different floors.

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billamend wrote:
Fri Jun 10, 2022 1:16 pm
I was watching some onboards and the engine sounded very slow. I don’t think even ever pushed this session.
Don't know about that but they'll probably run the old PU in FP1 and 2 until it dies.