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F1 rain cover mudguards a no go from FIA findings
« on: May 25, 2024, 10:46:54 AM »
New ground effect floors too powerful for mudguards to make any useful difference.

https://www.grandprix.com/news/fia-abandons-wet-weather-f1-mudguards-for-now.html


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Offline Alianora La Canta

Re: F1 rain cover mudguards a no go from FIA findings
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2024, 06:35:51 PM »
It makes sense - the kickback is lateral not transverse, and mudguards are mostly to reduce transverse spray. Someone had to try it, though, or the naysayers would have been saying to try them all day.
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