Prominent Formula One engineer and technical team leader Paty Symonds has revealed that they are the first F1 test cars to race drivers in a season 2021, gave “outstanding” results.
Formula 1 and the FIA have tested in a Suaber wind tunnel currently used by the Alfa Romeo team a race car model that complies with the technical rules that will come into force in the Formula 1 season, including 18 inch tires.
A technical team led by Pat Symonds and Nikolas Tombazis tested the new car before the German GP race, and according to initial results, the impact of turbulent air generated at the rear of the car is expected to decrease by 40%, which impressed Symonds as well.
The British engineer spoke about the test results for the Formula One official site.
“With the configuration we have at the moment, the results are just amazing and have surprised us too. The results have exceeded all our goals we set at the beginning of the project. “
# F1 2021 car and # AlfaRomeo 's windtunel ?:
“Only 5 – 10% wake disruption compared to the current levels of 40%, “reveals # Tombazis .
“Results are exceptional,” adds # Symonds ). pic.twitter.com/a46 lLEVzOK
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