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Which Year's Cars Will Set Faster Times?
Poll runs till Thu Mar 14, 2019 2:27 am
2018 43%  43%  [ 6 ]
2019 57%  57%  [ 8 ]
Total votes : 14
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 2:27 am 
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Considering the fact that the new regulations will simplify aerodynamics and take away downforce, do you anticipate the lap times being slower this year or do you think that the additional year of development of the other areas of the car (including PU) will lead to faster times? It's hard to say at this point but my gut tells me the cars will still take a step forward in pace. Could be wrong though.


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 5:44 am 
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At Australia, or at Abu Dhabi?

I think they'll be a little bit down on last year's times in the beginning, but they'll do what they do best and claw all that time back by the end of the calendar.

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 2:48 pm 
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Exediron wrote:
At Australia, or at Abu Dhabi?

I think they'll be a little bit down on last year's times in the beginning, but they'll do what they do best and claw all that time back by the end of the calendar.

That's an interesting read. I actually think it might be that they are quicker at places like Monza and Montreal but slower at places like Monaco and Barcelona.


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Autosport has an article on this subject: https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/14170 ... an-in-2018

The track may be a little faster this year than last (better conditions, not brand new, etc.) but still, if the cars are already doing 1:17s in the first test, I'm beginning to suspect I was wrong in thinking they'd be slower even at the start of the year...

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