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Tech Analysis: McLaren MP4-29

Unlike all of the recent surprise pre-release images, the scheduled MP4-29 online launch took place at McLaren's headquarters in Woking this afternoon. Without further ado, let's dive into the technical side of McLaren's 2014 title contender… Front wing/nose McLaren, like most of the teams this season, have gone down the same design avenue as the already-seen Force India and Williams cars. As explained in both analysis' here on Richland F1, the 'finger' is the best aerodynamic solution to tackle the problem of starving airflow beneath the chassis. The design on the MP4-29, however, is elegant and maximise the width of the crash structure that makes up the nose assembly. The whole...
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