News Details

Analysis: Why Lotus' noses are different lengths

When Lotus released the first digital render of its new E22, it wasn't so obvious, but under closer scrutiny and then with the arrival of a second, aerial shot, Lotus's rather unusual nose becomes more apparent. The idea of using a twin-nose was likely considered by many teams, as it leaves an opening for airflow where it's most important. However the rules don't allow it. "It [the nose] must have a single external cross section, in horizontal projection, of more than 9000mm²," read the 2014 technical regulations. Lotus have obviously interpreted the rules differently and the answer can be found in the length of each individual 'tusk'. As the image above shows, the right...
Full Story »
2y ago from TheF1Times.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Green: Nose the stand-out feature of VJM07

– Force India Technical Director Andrew Green has described the...
2y ago from GPUpdate.net

Whiting admits '2014 cars a little ugly, a little odd'

Race director Charlie Whiting has confirmed what many fans feared, that...
2y ago from TheF1Times.com

Lotus releases first rendering of E22

Moments after McLaren revealed its own car, Lotus F1 published the first...
2y ago from F1Technical.net

McLaren's MP4-29 passes crash tests

McLaren have confirmed that their 2014 car, the MP4-29, has passed all of...
2y ago from Formula1.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

MotoGP drops Intermediate tyre for 2017

– MotoGP organisers have announced that Michelin's Intermediate...
5h ago from GPUpdate.net

Austria voted best MotoGP event of 2016

MotoGP organisers have voted the Austrian Grand Prix as the best event of...
5h ago from Motorsport.com

MotoGP bosses ditch intermediate tyres for 2017 season

Michelin's intermediate tyres will no longer be an option for MotoGP...
7h ago from BikeSportNews.com

MotoGP axes intermediate tyres for 2017

MotoGP organisers have announced that intermediate tyres will be dropped...
7h ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Roger Penske earns Horatio Alger Award

The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans has selected...
15h ago from Motorsport.com

Chilton says Ganassi was wise to return to Honda

Max Chilton believes that Chip Ganassi switching his IndyCar team back to...
21h ago from Motorsport.com

Max Chilton confirmed at Ganassi for second IndyCar...

Former Formula 1 driver Max Chilton will remain in the IndyCar series...

Popular On TotalWRC.com

GB and Italy win environmental plaudits

WRC events earn sustainability awards
1h ago from WRC.com

Ogier down to two options for 2017 seat

Sebastien Ogier will decide between two options for his World Rally...
3d ago from EuroSport.com

Volkswagen RX Sweden won't contest World Rallycross in...

The Volkswagen RX Sweden team will not contest the 2017 World Rallycross...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Al-Attiyah working on 2017 Volkswagen WRC plan

Nasser Al-Attiyah has confirmed that he is working on taking part in the...
2d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal top the charts for the Premier League side...

Arsenal top the charts as the Premier League side with most academy...
4h ago from DailyMail.co.uk

Alexis: ‘They want to play with me all the time'

We all love Alexis, and here at Arseblog News we love dogs because dogs...
6h ago from News.ArseBlog.com

Arsenal v Stoke City: The Inside Track

We return to Premier League action against Stoke City on Saturday, and...
3h ago from Arsenal.com

JGs enjoy EFL Cup matchday

For our EFL Cup fixture against Southampton we invited loads of JG...
1h ago from Arsenal.com

Comments

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.