Restrictions on aerodynamic testing

Wednesday, January 29, 2014
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Aerodynamic resource restrictions in Formula One were introduced in 2009 as a means to limit a team’s expenditure on aerodynamics. Large investments were being made in full-scale wind tunnels, computational clusters and on-track testing –... read more
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Managing brake cooling flows

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
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Under braking, the friction of the brake pads against the disc transfers the kinetic energy of the car into heat, which passes through the brake disc, pads and caliper. Unless this energy can be removed from these components then eventually they will... read more
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