Author Topic: Watching out for 09 F1 cars  (Read 7464 times)

[SJ]nissan man

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Re: Watching out for 09 F1 cars
« Reply #25 on: December 11, 2008, 06:12:51 am »
I see a something else wrong with the new mclaren wheel covers, they violate the max width rule of the car. truely that can't be banned under the movable aerodynamic devices reg unless all wheel cover become illegal. they are all moveable aerodynamic devices.

boy are the cars going to be goofy looking, and the races will be the same as usual.  :)

[SJ]Jarkko Rantajoki

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Re: Watching out for 09 F1 cars
« Reply #26 on: December 11, 2008, 07:33:41 am »
The wheel covers most likely contain some measurement utilities, and will be normal when the season starts.. Weve seen those before, especially in the mclarens. (pre season testing for 2008 season for example)

[SJ]FAR

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Re: Watching out for 09 F1 cars
« Reply #27 on: January 12, 2009, 12:02:25 pm »
Ok then...Ferrari was the first and has presented their F1 car for 2009...looks kinda naked but she has some interesting details i find....

http://f60.ferrariworld.com/

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[SJ]Cato Larsen

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Re: Watching out for 09 F1 cars
« Reply #28 on: January 12, 2009, 12:21:18 pm »
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Ok then...Ferrari was the first and has presented their F1 car for 2009...looks kinda naked but she has some interesting details i find....

http://f60.ferrariworld.com/


yes, Go Kimi, go Kimi.... thumbs up

[SJ]Jarkko Rantajoki

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Re: Watching out for 09 F1 cars
« Reply #29 on: January 12, 2009, 01:42:31 pm »
Looks pretty good to me :)

[SJ]CasparGTL

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Re: Watching out for 09 F1 cars
« Reply #30 on: January 12, 2009, 01:50:45 pm »
Nice sleek nose!

[SJ]Sh1te R1der

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Re: Watching out for 09 F1 cars
« Reply #31 on: January 12, 2009, 04:22:19 pm »
Looks pretty good to me :)

I totally agree! far more aesthetically pleasing than having all those winglets hanging off everywhere.  Only part I'm not so sure about is the mirror mount, but the curved sidepods look glorious!  thumbs up

[SJ]tromoly

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Re: Watching out for 09 F1 cars
« Reply #32 on: January 12, 2009, 06:09:13 pm »
Y'know, I was skeptical how the cars would look after seeing BMW's "mule" a couple months ago, but that Ferrari is just plain Sexy. The rear wing actually doesn't look that bad on there, it may be a bit tall but it doesn't have that ugly diffuser infront of it anymore so it just looks much taller, that machine is a beauty.

[SJ]Andy Fuller

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Re: Watching out for 09 F1 cars
« Reply #33 on: January 13, 2009, 04:32:57 am »
The car still looks very odd to me, now that all the barge boards and air vanes are gone from the nose, you realize just how long it is. I find it interesting that there is still some places that they were able to have areo ad-ons (under the nose at the front axle, the front outside of the sidepods). It is great to see Massa got to do the first laps, after last year he realy earned it. I hope he dose well with this car.

I did some research on KERS for the McLaren after Ron Denis stated they were using an electro-mechanical setup. It looks like they will have an electric motor/generator atached to the powertrain that will capture the energy, and a second motor/generator somewhere on the car that will take the captured energy and use it to spin up a flywheel in a vacum. This way there is no need for heavy batteries that need to be disposed of after every race.
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[SJ]RockyC

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Re: Watching out for 09 F1 cars
« Reply #34 on: January 13, 2009, 06:25:23 am »
Cool to see a KERS knob on the Ferrari wheel. :) That looks great! Especially with slicks!!!  :biggrin:

[SJ]Fleischi

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Re: Watching out for 09 F1 cars
« Reply #35 on: January 13, 2009, 09:10:41 am »

[SJ]Andy Fuller

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Re: Watching out for 09 F1 cars
« Reply #36 on: January 19, 2009, 10:18:17 am »
I just saw the Renault and Williams 09 cars and all I can think is how ugly the Renault looks. The livery, the airbox wing, the bulging sidepods at the back, the huge nose-wow it is just ugly! I mean, all dictionaries for now on will imortilize this car by placing a picture of it next the to word ugly. The Williams car looks realy nice, possibly the nicest 09 car yet, but all I have seen are head-on shots of it.
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[SJ]Jarkko Rantajoki

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Re: Watching out for 09 F1 cars
« Reply #37 on: January 19, 2009, 10:33:12 am »
Renault and Williams revealed..

[SJ]Hotfoot

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Re: Watching out for 09 F1 cars
« Reply #38 on: January 19, 2009, 10:46:58 am »
cool

[SJ]Jarkko Rantajoki

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Re: Watching out for 09 F1 cars
« Reply #39 on: January 19, 2009, 05:25:38 pm »
These cars looks very good in action i think, love em! Aggressive, racey looking cars.
Especially the Renault in a way reminds me of the 70s.. (there was some crazy cars in 70s)




[SJ]Sh1te R1der

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Re: Watching out for 09 F1 cars
« Reply #40 on: January 19, 2009, 05:31:04 pm »
Like the understated Williams; the Renault certainly has the wackiest paint-job... been wondering what Per's been up to lately!

[SJ]Jarkko Rantajoki

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Re: Watching out for 09 F1 cars
« Reply #41 on: January 19, 2009, 05:32:44 pm »
Like the understated Williams; the Renault certainly has the wackiest paint-job... been wondering what Per's been up to lately!


I like the new Renault paintjob, it punches you to a face in a good way, wont be difficult to regognize them on track!

[SJ]Hotfoot

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Re: Watching out for 09 F1 cars
« Reply #42 on: January 19, 2009, 05:35:35 pm »
Yep, nice paint on the Renault

[SJ]DRokK

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Re: Watching out for 09 F1 cars
« Reply #43 on: January 19, 2009, 05:41:11 pm »
how the hell can the royal bank of scotland(RBS) be sponsoring the williams car!!!! those twats are bleating for money from us UK tax payers because they are skint!
unbelievable  :sulk:

[SJ]Sh1te R1der

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Re: Watching out for 09 F1 cars
« Reply #44 on: January 19, 2009, 06:08:56 pm »
how the hell can the royal bank of scotland(RBS) be sponsoring the williams car!!!! those twats are bleating for money from us UK tax payers because they are skint!
unbelievable  :sulk:


I believe they call it contractual obligation; Williams would sue RBS, and we (the tax-payers) would have to foot the bill for compensation and legal expences.  As both are UK based companies, if RBS pull the plug, 300 people in Oxfordshire are out of work, so probably best to keep it going.  I won't be totally surprised if Williams struggle to complete the season, though.



[SJ]Stein

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Re: Watching out for 09 F1 cars
« Reply #46 on: February 07, 2009, 04:29:31 am »
Now THERE's a presentation everyone can understand! Thanks Red Bull Team



Woof ~ Woof


[SJ]Andy Fuller

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Re: Watching out for 09 F1 cars
« Reply #47 on: February 07, 2009, 06:13:20 am »
Great link Jarkko, great presentation. They explained everything very well for the layman.

[SJ]Fleischi

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Re: Watching out for 09 F1 cars
« Reply #48 on: February 08, 2009, 08:59:25 am »
yeah, nice found Jarkko.  :hats off:

[SJ]RockyC

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Re: Watching out for 09 F1 cars
« Reply #49 on: February 08, 2009, 07:37:04 pm »
Nice vid!!! But where the hell was Webber in the vid?  :rotfl: