The Aerodynamicists are aeronautical engineers responsible for the car’s aerodynamics a critical part of the car’s ability to race and cornerIn formula 1, a corner is much more than a turn on the track, it is a considered and deliberate... There's more.... The cars need to be super sleek on the straits and have maximum downforceDownforce is a measure of how much vertical aerodynamic load is created by a Formula 1 car’s aerodynamic surfaces. The... There's more... in the corners.
This is a highly complex discipline, starting with sketch concepts, computer models, scaled wind tunnelA wind tunnel is a tool used in F1 to study the way the air moves past the car enabling... There's more... models and live testing. And the team are always working on the next part of in the case of 2022, the new car.
You will often see a car with aeroSlang for Aerodynamic Aerodynamics is the science of controlling how the air behaves as the car cuts through it at... There's more... rakes or flow visA mixture of fluorescent powder and light oil applied to specific areas of the car s body to highlight the... There's more... during practice. This is typically when the team is testing a new part and the aerodynamicists want to get some ‘real life’ data.