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Old 07-17-2012, 07:04 PM   #1021
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It isn't strictly all about F1 and I know that access is limited (but that some of you probably have ways of getting around that), look out for a BBC documentary:

"How to go fast and influence people: The Gordon Murray F1 story."

There's very interesting stuff about his time at Brabham (with some interviews with Bernie), his move to McLaren, his McLaren F1 and current project T25/T27.

It gives a great insight into how designers looked at the regulations and how they then found ways around them. Murray's Brabham "fan car" and his answer to the static minimum ride height test are covered.
watched this tonight... excellent documentary!
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Old 07-17-2012, 07:42 PM   #1022
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watched this tonight... excellent documentary!
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Old 07-18-2012, 09:25 AM   #1023
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close up of the Red Bull wing



sounds like updated sidepods for McLaren this weekend.... updates for Lotus as well.
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Old 07-18-2012, 10:08 AM   #1024
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Old 07-18-2012, 11:40 AM   #1025
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Old 07-18-2012, 11:42 AM   #1026
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close up of the Red Bull wing
It's entertaining to watch engineers squeeze the best performance out of arbitrary regulations.

Those front wings are beginning to look like pretzels.
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Old 07-19-2012, 05:23 AM   #1027
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Old 07-19-2012, 07:25 AM   #1028
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Pirelli track preview: LINK

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Old 07-19-2012, 09:30 AM   #1029
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good ol' Kimi : link



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Old 07-19-2012, 09:44 AM   #1030
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Old 07-19-2012, 03:53 PM   #1031
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Old 07-20-2012, 05:10 AM   #1032
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new developments at Lotus

a double DRS (D-DRS)

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Craig Scarborough@ScarbsF1 From what little we can see of the Lotus DDRS, there's two roll hoop ducts feeding it, an "M" shaped monkey seat & a duct to the RW flap
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Old 07-20-2012, 05:12 AM   #1033
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Old 07-20-2012, 09:59 AM   #1035
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scoops are only on Kimi's car (for now) and they may or may not run them this weekend in the race



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