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    Quote Originally Posted by Monseratto View Post

    Cool !!

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    May itinatago nga ba ang Mercedes AMG?... That is, mabilis nga ba sila?...

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    F1: Mercedes hiding new 'double diffuser' concept - reports | News | Motorsport.com

    F1: Mercedes hiding new 'double diffuser' concept - reports

    Feb.24 (GMM) The recently revealed 'W-duct' aside, another technical secret has been discovered aboard Mercedes' newly launched W03.

    Rumours insist the German squad was the last to reveal and test its 2012 car because it boasts a few highly innovative ideas that could drive Michael Schumacher and Nico Rosberg to the middle of the podium.

    Germany's Auto Motor und Sport reports that mechanics working for the Brackley based team are making more efforts than usual to hide the front and rear of the car, and erecting huge screens in front of the pits between test runs in Barcelona.

    But a big secret is now out of the bag, and it's located beneath the rear rain light and being described by insiders as "like a double diffuser".

    Italy's La Gazzetta dello Sport said the feature is believed to produce an effect similar to the one pioneered by Mercedes' predecessor Brawn GP in 2009, which resulted in the championship for Jenson Button.

    And according to Auto Motor und Sport, the concept differs to the banned double diffuser because the air is channelled through holes at the rear of the engine cover.

    The concept, despite complying with the FIA's blown diffuser clampdown, also reportedly involves the clever redirection of exhaust gases.

    And yet another innovation on the Mercedes could be a passive 'F-duct'-style addition to the car's new rear wing, working alongside the 'DRS' system.

    When asked about the 'ducts', Rosberg and Schumacher played it coy: "What's that?" Rosberg answered, while Schumacher joked that it sounds like something that should go "quack!"

    "They are a good team," Red Bull team boss Christian Horner told Sky when asked about Mercedes.

    "They have some good people so it would be foolish to underestimate them."

    Meanwhile, TZ newspaper in Germany reports that the FIA could be set to clamp down even harder in the area of exhaust blowing.

    There are rumours Renault and Mercedes-powered teams are still using clever engine mapping techniques for aerodynamic effect.

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    Three weeks na lang at malalaman natin kung mabilis nga na or dud...Hope to see Schumi back in the podium, kahit isang beses lang.


    F1: Mercedes hiding new 'double diffuser' concept - reports

    Feb.24 (GMM) The recently revealed 'W-duct' aside, another technical secret has been discovered aboard Mercedes' newly launched W03.

    Rumours insist the German squad was the last to reveal and test its 2012 car because it boasts a few highly innovative ideas that could drive Michael Schumacher and Nico Rosberg to the middle of the podium.

    Germany's Auto Motor und Sport reports that mechanics working for the Brackley based team are making more efforts than usual to hide the front and rear of the car, and erecting huge screens in front of the pits between test runs in Barcelona.

    But a big secret is now out of the bag, and it's located beneath the rear rain light and being described by insiders as "like a double diffuser".

    Italy's La Gazzetta dello Sport said the feature is believed to produce an effect similar to the one pioneered by Mercedes' predecessor Brawn GP in 2009, which resulted in the championship for Jenson Button.

    And according to Auto Motor und Sport, the concept differs to the banned double diffuser because the air is channelled through holes at the rear of the engine cover.

    The concept, despite complying with the FIA's blown diffuser clampdown, also reportedly involves the clever redirection of exhaust gases.

    And yet another innovation on the Mercedes could be a passive 'F-duct'-style addition to the car's new rear wing, working alongside the 'DRS' system.

    When asked about the 'ducts', Rosberg and Schumacher played it coy: "What's that?" Rosberg answered, while Schumacher joked that it sounds like something that should go "quack!"

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    Malalaman naman natin kung totoo ngang may advantage ang sino mang kotse pagdating sa araw ng karera....

    F1 : Mercedes team hiding new Formula 1 double diffuser concept on F1 W03 car

    The recently revealed 'W-duct' aside, another technical secret has been discovered aboard Mercedes' newly launched Formula One W03 challenger.

    Rumours insist the German squad was the last to reveal and test its 2012 car because it boasts a few highly innovative ideas that could drive Michael Schumacher and Nico Rosberg to the middle of the podium.

    Germany's Auto Motor und Sport reports that mechanics working for the Brackley based team are making more efforts than usual to hide the front and rear of the car, and erecting huge screens in front of the pits between test runs in Barcelona.

    But a big secret is now out of the bag, and it's located beneath the rear rain light and being described by insiders as "like a double diffuser".

    Italy's La Gazzetta dello Sport said the feature is believed to produce an effect similar to the one pioneered by Mercedes' predecessor Brawn GP in 2009, which resulted in the championship for Jenson Button.

    And according to Auto Motor und Sport, the concept differs to the banned double diffuser because the air is channelled through holes at the rear of the engine cover.

    The concept, despite complying with the FIA's blown diffuser clampdown, also reportedly involves the clever redirection of exhaust gases.

    And yet another innovation on the Mercedes could be a passive 'F-duct'style addition to the car's new rear wing, working alongside the drag reduction system (DRS) technology.

    When asked about the 'ducts', Rosberg and Schumacher played it coy: "What's that?" Rosberg answered, while Schumacher joked that it sounds like something that should go "quack!"

    "They are a good team," Red Bull team boss Christian Horner told Sky when asked about Mercedes.

    "They have some good people so it would be foolish to underestimate them."

    Meanwhile, TZ newspaper in Germany reports that the FIA could be set to clamp down even harder in the area of exhaust blowing.

    There are rumours Renault and Mercedes powered teams are still using clever engine mapping techniques for aerodynamic effect.

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    Sebastian Vettel latest interview....

    Sebastian Vettel On... -- Red Bull Racing Videos -- Red Bull

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    Grosjean and Lotus bounce back on first day in Barcelona

    Barcelona Test Day 1 – Thursday, 1 March 2012

    P: Driver Team: Time: Laps:
    1 R.Grosjean Lotus F1 1:23.252 — 73
    2 J.Button McLaren 1:23.510 +0.258 64
    3 S.Perez Sauber 1:23.820 +0.568 118
    4 M.Webber Red Bull 1:23.830 +0.578 102
    5 N.Rosberg Mercedes 1:23.992 +0.740 128
    6 J-E.Vergne Toro Rosso 1:24.216 +0.964 113
    7 P.Di Resta Force India 1:24.305 +1.053 98
    8 F.Massa Ferrari 1:24.318 +1.066 105
    9 V.Petrov Caterham 1:24.876 +1.624 123
    10 P.Maldonado Williams 1:25.587 +2.335 58

    Grosjean and Lotus bounce back on first day in Barcelona | YallaF1.com

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    Magkakaalaman na....

    Gentlemen,- start your engines....

    2012 FIA Formula One World Championship Race Calendar

    01 2012 FORMULA 1 AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX (Melbourne) 16 - 18 Mar
    02 2012 FORMULA 1 PETRONAS MALAYSIA GRAND PRIX (Kuala Lumpur) 23 - 25 Mar
    03 2012 FORMULA 1 UBS CHINESE GRAND PRIX (Shanghai) 13 - 15 Apr
    04 2012 FORMULA 1 GULF AIR BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX (Sakhir) 20 - 22 Apr
    05 FORMULA 1 GRAN PREMIO DE ESPAÑA SANTANDER 2012 (Catalunya) 11 - 13 May
    06 FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX DE MONACO 2012 (Monte Carlo) 24 - 27 May
    07 FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX DU CANADA 2012 (Montréal) 08 - 10 Jun
    08 2012 FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX OF EUROPE (Valencia) 22 - 24 Jun
    09 2012 FORMULA 1 SANTANDER BRITISH GRAND PRIX (Silverstone) 06 - 08 Jul
    10 FORMULA 1 GROSSER PREIS SANTANDER VON DEUTSCHLAND 2012 (Hockenheim) 20 - 22 Jul
    11 FORMULA 1 ENI MAGYAR NAGYDÍJ 2012 (Budapest) 27 - 29 Jul
    12 2012 FORMULA 1 SHELL BELGIAN GRAND PRIX (Spa-Francorchamps) 31 Aug - 02 Sep
    13 FORMULA 1 GRAN PREMIO SANTANDER D'ITALIA 2012 (Monza) 07 - 09 Sep
    14 2012 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX (Singapore) 21 - 23 Sep
    15 2012 FORMULA 1 JAPANESE GRAND PRIX (Suzuka) 05 - 07 Oct
    16 2012 FORMULA 1 KOREAN GRAND PRIX (Yeongam) 12 - 14 Oct
    17 2012 FORMULA 1 AIRTEL INDIAN GRAND PRIX (New Delhi) 26 - 28 Oct
    18 2012 FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX (Yas Marina) 02 - 04 Nov
    19 2012 FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX (Austin) 16 - 18 Nov
    20 FORMULA 1 GRANDE PRÊMIO DO BRASIL 2012 (São Paulo) 23 - 25 Nov
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    Red Bull RB8 vs McLaren MP4-27



    At the final day of testing, with cars now approaching they race specifications for Australia, it was time to have a look against what are likely to be two of the strong teams at the beginning of the season.

    Hence, we compared them with images from f1zoom, aligning the cars on lines A, B and C. Although we should be careful from drawing too many conclusions from image comparisons due to their slightly different perspectives, there are a few interesting bits we can notice.

    First of all it is clearly noticeable that the driver is positioned more forward in the Red Bull chassis compared to the McLaren. This feature allows for longer and narrower sidepods, creating more freedom for the aerodynamicists working at the rear of the car. It is also likely moving the centre of gravity of the car forward, although this can be re-adjusted with ballast.

    Secondly, it also appears that the Red Bull is slightly shorter than the McLaren (note markers G and H).

    Marker D finally shows how much forward Red Bull have moved the exhausts, allowing the gases to be pulled down onto the diffuser. The latter is apparently considered crucial for performance by both teams.

FIA Formula 1 Championship 2012