Virgin MVR-02 Cosworth

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kalinka wrote:FIA really need an auditor who actually has a workplace at every team if they want to be 100% sure. I'd say scrap wind tunnels completely,and enable CFD nonrestricted. Wind tunnel upgrades are much more expensive than CFD upgrades + small teams probably never can build own wind tunnel....
Point 1: Agree that the FIA need an auditor at each team, but Ross Brawn has ideas that could start in time for the 2013 season for CFD and Wind tunnels, i believe its all on what is to be called R&D credits.

Point 2: WInd Tunnel upgrades are needed every second year now, Renault just spent €2.5m on upgrading their tunnel, Wirth spent the same upgrading the Virgin CFD facility this year as well.

Point 3: Virgin and Team Lotus will build their own new tunnels in their new factories if they can get the land at Silverstone to build on, which will give them both the resource to compete with the established in F1 within the next 5 years. Virgin will probably get their place designed by McLaren Applied Technologies and Tony Fernandes is looking for a place large enough at Silverstone to put F1, GP2 and Chatham all in the one building.

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Is that DRS on the beam wing? :wink:

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volarchico wrote:Is that DRS on the beam wing? :wink:
Haha, it looks like it, but the rules are very explicit about what's allowed to move.

I thought for a second that with some creative reading you might be able to interpret "rearmost and uppermost" as "you can put it on the rearmost wing, and the uppermost wing", but the thing described in the rule only covers things above 730mm from the reference plane, so the beam wing deffinately isn't covered.

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I think worth research are fans of top mounted wings for whatever reason.

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those swan necks are showing up in every formula. It is much more effective then regular mounts, regular mounts create flow seperation around their mounting points, these swan necks obviously do not.

Also finally a good view of the new sidepods, seem pretty tight imo, hoping the update works better this race
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Well I would word it simpler.

It's better to have flow disturbances on top of the wing instead of under it. Simple as that!
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thanks wesley and smikle, it's so obvious after you point it out!

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Not your normal question but anyone got any contact numbers for virgin ? need to speak to someone who is there who,s number i have lost an going on the website i cant find any numbers
Just need a number for reception an i will be sorted
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Front wing spec raced by each driver at each race
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Rear wing spec raced by each driver at each race
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Late season Marussia diffuser. Select link will take you to large picture with great detail.

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http://yfrog.com/z/ocui2qmmj


Credit to Scarbs for the picture.

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Marussia Diffuser from behind the car. Again greater detail/larger picture if you select the link.

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http://yfrog.com/z/ocnp2kngj


Credit to Scarbs for the pic

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Crucial_Xtreme wrote:Late season Marussia diffuser. Select link will take you to large picture with great detail.

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http://yfrog.com/z/ocui2qmmj


Credit to Scarbs for the picture.

The little tyre shield piece is interesting - makes sense to my airmchair aero eyes!
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