A shakedown is where the team run the car for the first time to make sure that the car is mechanically sound, that all the various systems are in place and everything is working as expected. At the same time, the team ensures the OK, so we all know what the driver is, right. I've always liked the description that F1 drivers are like... There's more... is comfortable in the car.
Shakedowns are usually held behind closed doors and with camouflage-style A car's livery is the unique paint scheme, combined with sponsorship, that becomes the team's identifier on track. Teams may... There's more... to disguise Slang for Aerodynamic Aerodynamics is the science of controlling how the air behaves as the car cuts through it at... There's more... features.