2011 Formula 1 Season - Official Discussion Thread

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Post by KevC » 01 Feb 2011, 19:54

The new adjustable rear wing in action (from about 20s onwards)


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Post by JoostLamers » 02 Feb 2011, 11:47

Mercedes takes full control of the Mercedes F1 Team as they buy the remaining 24.9% of Brawn
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Post by nano1alonso » 02 Feb 2011, 13:11

I payed for the autosport live feed. Would it be ok to post the feed in these forums in case anyone wants a read?

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Post by phil1993 » 02 Feb 2011, 13:32

Here's the #3 on the MP4-25
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Re: 2011 Formula 1 Season - Official Discussion Thread

Post by alex1369 » 02 Feb 2011, 13:39

The #3 is good, but old car :( - but that will change in 2 days...

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Post by nano1alonso » 02 Feb 2011, 14:14

This is most probably been posted but has anyone got a list to the F1 twitter's?

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Post by phil1993 » 02 Feb 2011, 17:12

New video from Vodafone

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Post by JoostLamers » 02 Feb 2011, 17:32

nano1alonso wrote:This is most probably been posted but has anyone got a list to the F1 twitter's?

viewtopic.php?f=4&t=4645&p=121753&hilit=twitter#p121753

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Post by nano1alonso » 02 Feb 2011, 19:05

JoostLamers wrote:
nano1alonso wrote:This is most probably been posted but has anyone got a list to the F1 twitter's?

viewtopic.php?f=4&t=4645&p=121753&hilit=twitter#p121753

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Post by phil1993 » 03 Feb 2011, 11:49

Oh dear

Sources have revealed that the FIA's current plan is for the overtaking zone - where the moveable wing will be made active in races - to be the final 600 metres of a track's main straight.

A driver pursuing a rival will only be able to activate his wing there if he is within one-second of the car ahead of him at a timing zone that will be set-up in the braking area for the corner before that main straight.

The FIA believes that the 600-metre passing zone is the right length to ensure that overtaking is possible – but is also not too easy. Early simulation data suggests that this length of track will result in a speed differential between cars of between 10-12 km/h depending on car design.

To help Formula 1 fans and television commentators understand the implementation of the rules better, lines will be painted on the track to mark out the overtaking and timing zone.

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Post by Denorth » 03 Feb 2011, 14:11

on russians web-sites there is info that Marussia-Virgin will be under Russian licence and under Russian flag. Official statement is expected on Monday, 7th February.

... Midland F1, any one?
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Post by phil1993 » 03 Feb 2011, 14:16

2009 - Manor Grand Prix
2010 - Virgin Racing
2011 - Marussia Virgin Racing
2012 - ? :p

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Post by KevC » 03 Feb 2011, 19:18

phil1993 wrote:Oh dear

Sources have revealed that the FIA's current plan is for the overtaking zone - where the moveable wing will be made active in races - to be the final 600 metres of a track's main straight.

A driver pursuing a rival will only be able to activate his wing there if he is within one-second of the car ahead of him at a timing zone that will be set-up in the braking area for the corner before that main straight.

The FIA believes that the 600-metre passing zone is the right length to ensure that overtaking is possible – but is also not too easy. Early simulation data suggests that this length of track will result in a speed differential between cars of between 10-12 km/h depending on car design.

To help Formula 1 fans and television commentators understand the implementation of the rules better, lines will be painted on the track to mark out the overtaking and timing zone.

Yeah I read that zone plan a few weeks ago.

It's stupid.
If you're going to add a feature to help people overtake, why not let them use it where ever they like?
Having a zone with a start and end line just overcomplicates things.

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Re: 2011 Formula 1 Season - Official Discussion Thread

Post by sdutt » 04 Feb 2011, 07:27

Kevin Clark wrote:
phil1993 wrote:Oh dear

Sources have revealed that the FIA's current plan is for the overtaking zone - where the moveable wing will be made active in races - to be the final 600 metres of a track's main straight.

A driver pursuing a rival will only be able to activate his wing there if he is within one-second of the car ahead of him at a timing zone that will be set-up in the braking area for the corner before that main straight.

The FIA believes that the 600-metre passing zone is the right length to ensure that overtaking is possible – but is also not too easy. Early simulation data suggests that this length of track will result in a speed differential between cars of between 10-12 km/h depending on car design.

To help Formula 1 fans and television commentators understand the implementation of the rules better, lines will be painted on the track to mark out the overtaking and timing zone.

Yeah I read that zone plan a few weeks ago.

It's stupid.
If you're going to add a feature to help people overtake, why not let them use it where ever they like?
Having a zone with a start and end line just overcomplicates things.


yeah! atleast they should try it for sometime
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