The Official 2012 F1 Thread. Spoilers possible!

Discussion in 'Racing' started by shrineclown, Nov 27, 2011.

  1. g®eg

    g®eg Canadian living in exile

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    glowing HRT brakes:

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    Awesome images!!!!!!

    Thanks for Sharing them.


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    Very nice shots, G. Especially like the second one in the Massa series.
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    JNRobert Breaking Wind

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    The nose on the McLaren is so much easier on the eye than the other cars.
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    g®eg Canadian living in exile

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    Red Bull RB 8 hub.

    cool... changed after Montreal?
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    mrazekan Long timer

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    awesome! More please!!!
  7. g®eg

    g®eg Canadian living in exile

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    new Exhaust for Ferrari at Valencia

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    Mercedes rear brake ducting

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    and complex front brake ducts on the Merc as well

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  8. g®eg

    g®eg Canadian living in exile

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    RB 8 revised front hub

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    new side pods at Caterham

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    Great pics, thanks for doing the work. Amazing how complex are the hubs.

    The Ferrari exhaust is interesting. I suppose somewhere in there it points up, per the regs. Can't see it, though!
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    g®eg Canadian living in exile

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    I think it can point "up" inside the body work, but when the gasses flow out, they want to hug the channel & they flow sort of down.. I saw a flow dynamic video on it, pretty cool. Hot gasses flowing like cascading water.

    speaking of flow...

    looks like Merc is staying with the same nose as Montreal (missing some of the elements).

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    Finally, speaking of Merc,
  11. g®eg

    g®eg Canadian living in exile

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    more wings popping up on Mercedes though

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  12. srad600

    srad600 Been here awhile

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    It's interesting how all of the brake calipers seem to be oriented towards the underside of the rotors. Typical racing convention usually has them monted to the rear. :huh I suppose this is simply to lower the CG.
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    g®eg Canadian living in exile

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    yup!

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    g®eg Canadian living in exile

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    Toro Rosso with new exhaust?
    they aren't saying.....

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    they have been a disappointment this season so far...
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    That resembles the winglets which Ferrari added after the first race or two.
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    I just made it! Now who gets to glue it on?
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    g®eg Canadian living in exile

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    new front wing being evaluated on Big John's Lotus

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    g®eg Canadian living in exile

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    reworked RB 8 tunnel & ramp area

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    ... and McLaren style fins over sidepods

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    g®eg Canadian living in exile

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    more great detail pics from Valencia:

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    the arms race is in full swing!