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2015 Monaco GP Tech Highlights

Monaco is – as we all know – a proper street circuit. Even the likes of Singapore don’t compare to the challenges the streets of the Principality present to the drivers. It is a track like no other, and it is for this reason that a variety of technical changes are made to the cars to tackle it.

In this Tech Highlights post we will look at some of the widespread changes in general plus a couple of specific modifications made by a few teams. Continue reading

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Link: Analysis of the Ferrari PU

Ferrari PU

Ferrari’s power unit was finally revealed to the world in Monaco last week, and its design is incredibly neat. I take a look at the pros and cons of Ferrari’s masterpiece on Richland F1, here.

2014 Monaco GP Tech Highlights

Unlike any other circuit on the F1 calendar, the streets of Monte Carlo traditionally bring the field a little closer together than anywhere else due to the lower impact of aerodynamic performance. With an average speed of roughly 100mph, mechanical grip and driveability are the dominant performance parameters, although teams will cram on as many downforce producing devices to generate further laptime.

Whilst the Principality is not necessarily the ideal place to bring upgrades, the development race never ceases, plus we also got a better look at the Ferrari power unit on Thursday – an item that has been kept in a cloud of secrecy for some time now. Continue reading