News Details

Tech Talk: Mercedes new front wing and other trick bits spotted in Shanghai

New nosecone on the Mercedes W05 Mercedes W05: New Nose Mercedes had reportedly been working on a new nose ever since the WO5 was released, with the team supposedly failing several crash tests on the way. In China the team finally unveiled the new nose and although it doesn't appear to be significantly different at first glance there are marked improvements. You'll note that the forward extensions of the nose/wing pylons have been deleted [1] whilst an increase in the nose tips height is also evident [2]. This increase in height at the front also means the shaping of the underside of the nose is more sculpted too [3]. These will all lead to a marked improvement in the quality of airflow...
Full Story »
10mo ago from GrandPrix247.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Shanghai Qualifying: Hamilton is the main man in the...

Lewis Hamilton Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton was in a class of his own at...
10mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

Shanghai Practice 3: Ricciardo puts Red Bull on top in...

Daniel Ricciardo put Red Bull on top of the timesheets for the first time...
10mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

Chinese Grand Prix – Race results

1. Lewis Hamilton Britain Mercedes-Mercedes 56 laps 1hr 35m 09.751s 2....
10mo ago from Crash.net

Mercedes wanted three race ban for Red Bull

t">Niki Lauda with Christian Horner Mercedes wanted reigning...
10mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

MotoGP: Intrigue, gossip and rumour

A little of what went on behind the scenes at Sepang
1d ago from BikeSportNews.com

Crash costs Espargaro track time in Sepang

Two crashes blighted Pol Espargaro's week in Malaysia but overall the...
15h ago from MotorcycleNews.c...

Sepang Michelin test ends in fast crashes for front...

The first test of next season’s new MotoGP control Michelin tyres has...

VIDEO: Iannone - The Ducati is fantastic!

Andrea Iannone has high hopes for the 2015 MotoGP World Championship...
2d ago from Crash.net

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Tanak has altitude concerns ahead of Rally Mexico

Ott Tanak says the trickiest element of Rally Mexico is coping with the...
14h ago from Crash.net

M-Sport column: Back in WRC, back to form

In the latest exclusive M-Sport World Rally Team column on Crash.net for...
12h ago from Crash.net

Ostberg: My style suits Mexico stages

The León-based gravel rally never drops below an altitude of 1,800...
13h ago from WRC.com

Why no love for tarmac rallies?

According to 'sources', World Rally Championship does not want another...

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Francis Coquelin left bloodied and bruised after...

Francis Coquelin left bloodied and bruised after Arsenal midfield general...
6h ago from DailyMail.co.uk

Arsene Wenger's Future At Arsenal Under Threat

Reports are out claiming that Arsene Wenger's future at Arsenal is under...
2h ago from Nastytackle.com

Player of the Week: Gabriel

Step back, and again, and again, keep going, one more step. Now step...
1h ago from FreshArsenal.com

The Ox Is Back: Chamberlain's Stats vs. Everton

The Ox returned to the starting line up for the first time in nearly two...
2h ago from FreshArsenal.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.