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The F2012 is quite a departure for the Ferrari team. This represents a fresh start for them, which is certainly something that hasn’t happened since the upheaval of the technical regulations for the 2009 season.

With only 1 win all season for the Scuderia and no podiums at all for Felipe Massa in 2011, clearly [...]

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With 2012 pre-season now in full swing, the new technical regulations that have been designed for this season and  beyond are now in full view. The major talking point is obviously the change in the exhaust positioning and how the regulations have been clearly defined to bring an end to the exhaust blown diffusers that [...]

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Technical Analysis: Ferrari

On November 2, 2011 By

With the drivers championship and the constructors championship now over, Ferrari have decided to turned their attention to the 2012 season to get as much running and evaluation work done as possible. With very limited running available during the season and modern pre-season testing not as long as it used to be, any track time that can [...]

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Technical Analysis: Spa

On September 9, 2011 By

While the Italian Grand Prix at Monza requires the most custom aerodynamic package for a single race of the year, the Spa-Francorchamps track also sees rather unique aerodynamic updates being tried out.

In a way Spa shares many similarities with Montreal, where the track is divided up between long fast straights broken up by medium [...]

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Technical Analysis: Tyrrell

On August 25, 2011 By

On the 25th August 2001, one of the most respected, resourceful and brilliant individuals ever to grace the F1 paddock passed away. His legacy however, on this the tenth anniversary of his passing has certainly not diminished within motor sport circles. His team and his cars were always representative of his creativity, the innovation he [...]

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In the first of his technical reports, Chris Kirk examines the front wing of the Williams FW33. While Williams are not having the best of seasons on the track with the current FW33, it certainly isn’t from lack of trying, as we take a look at the various changes that have occurred on one of [...]

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