The F14 T is Ferrari’s answer to the new 2014 technical regulations and at first glance appears to have significantly different features to that seen of its already-revealed rivals. This piece aims to break down exactly what Ferrari are trying to achieve across the entire length of the car.
Nose & Front Wing
Starting with the most obvious point: Ferrari have not opted for the “finger” nose. Although this would seem to be a conservative choice for the Scuderia, its design is far more comprehensive than at first glance.
To meet the 9000mm2 cross section requirement, the nose is a thin, wide structure that reaches slowly backwards and upwards. Once the cross section meets the line that marks the base of the front bulkhead, the top of the nose expands upwards and outwards to meet the chassis. Continue reading