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General F1 Discussion / Re: No Aussie GP
« Last post by Alianora La Canta on July 16, 2021, 09:17:41 AM »
In fairness, a lot of people I know only learned how to find out vaccine ingredients when checking the COVID-19 one (though none of them had avoided vaccines as a result of that ignorance - they'd simply gone along with vaccination efforts without reading the ingredients lists and without research).
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Pit Pass / Re: F1 mock up what 2022 car will look like with show car
« Last post by Andy B on July 15, 2021, 11:26:02 PM »
The 2022 cars when they form on the grid for race 1 will not resemble the cars being shown today the clever people F1 pays big bucks to will ensure that or at least I hope they do!
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General F1 Discussion / Re: No Aussie GP
« Last post by Andy B on July 15, 2021, 11:14:28 PM »
There will be a third booster jab this year in some places and be ready for annual Covid jab along with your Flu jab.
I had an interesting conversation with an acquaintance who stated that he had never been vaccinated for anything but had had the Covid vaccine as "Want to travel" when asked why he had not had other vaccines he said he didn't know what was in them.
I worked in the production of bulk pharmaceuticals for over 30 years and said to him if I told what is used to make a drug would it make any difference to which he replied "maybe". So I did and he said he had no idea that was what happened I also asked him why he had not had polo, measles, mumps and many other diseases which is through others being vaccinated and reducing the risk to minimal.
I'll get off my soap box now!  :crazy:
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General F1 Discussion / Re: No Aussie GP
« Last post by lkjohnson1950 on July 15, 2021, 07:04:06 PM »
In spite of the arrival of Delta & rising hospitalization rates, our state legislature here in Ohio just voted that schools & businesses can't require Covid vaccinations, not even hospitals.  :confused:

2 districts in Arizona were going to require unvaxxed students to quarantine before coming back, and our crooked governor told them absolutely not. None of the right wingers seem to realize that Trump and everyone in his circle were among the first to be vaccinated.
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Pit Pass / Re: F1 mock up what 2022 car will look like with show car
« Last post by lkjohnson1950 on July 15, 2021, 06:57:04 PM »
Thanks John. If the person who wrote this thinks G/E cars of the past were upside down wings, he doesn't understand them. The Lotus 78 used wing shaped pods, none of the later cars did. They were venturi cars. I know G/E can be generated with a number of different shapes but the more volume in the chamber the more downforce. I just wonder if the FIA has mandated a volume restriction that affects the shape.
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General F1 Discussion / Re: No Aussie GP
« Last post by rmassart on July 15, 2021, 06:37:35 PM »
The good fortune for all of us is that covid takes to Morpheus just a small percentage of all who catch it.

This is a clever one. It keeps it's hosts alive. This gives it time to evolve and mutate to spread more easily. The really big fear is that it becomes a regular virus like the flu which we can't fully defeat, because it keeps on mutating. Probably that's already happened.
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General F1 Discussion / Re: No Aussie GP
« Last post by John S on July 15, 2021, 04:05:40 PM »
Only way to reach herd immunity in the US is for
all the unvaccinated morons to catch Covid  and
pass to a better place.

Steady on Dare I can feel your blood pressure rising from over here. :tease:

The good fortune for all of us is that covid takes to Morpheus just a small percentage of all who catch it.
Trouble is that punches a big hole in your aspirations Dare.   :D 
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Pit Pass / Re: F1 mock up what 2022 car will look like with show car
« Last post by John S on July 15, 2021, 03:56:13 PM »
I realize aero is quite different now than back in the day, but it doesn't look like a ground effects car to me.

Lonny, here is some paras, ripped from the F1 website today, explaining how ground effects will work on 2022 cars. Seems venturi tunnels is the correct answer.

 5. An aero feature from the 70s is back! (sort of)
F1’s Motorsports team began work on the 2022 car back in 2017 – and it soon became apparent that the key change required to ensure closer racing would be placing the aerodynamic emphasis on ground effect to create downforce.

Ground effect came to prominence in F1 in the late 1970s, with cars effectively designed in the shape of upside-down airplane wings, creating huge amounts of downforce as they were pushed into the track.

Full ground effect cars were subsequently outlawed at the end of 1982 – and the 2022 car is certainly not a return to that era (there are no side skirts for a start!). But the 2022 car does feature fully shaped underfloor tunnels, rather than the stepped floor used currently, which will allow teams to generate large amounts of efficient downforce through ground effect (the current floors also exploit ground effect, but not to the same extent).

The reason for the change is the benign quality of downforce generated in ground effect. Current cars’ barge boards and other bits of aerodynamic furniture are designed to send vortices under the floor to increase downforce. But when those vortices stop working – due, for example, to the influence of closely following another car – the performance drop-off is huge.

With the 2022 car, however, the underfloor downforce is better preserved within the tunnels, without the reliance on arrays of wake-sensitive, vortex-generating geometries – ergo better following, ergo closer racing!
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General F1 Discussion / Re: No Aussie GP
« Last post by Dare on July 15, 2021, 03:38:53 PM »
Only way to reach herd immunity in the US is for
all the unvaccinated morons to catch Covid  and
pass to a better place.
100
General F1 Discussion / Re: No Aussie GP
« Last post by cosworth151 on July 15, 2021, 02:41:08 PM »
In spite of the arrival of Delta & rising hospitalization rates, our state legislature here in Ohio just voted that schools & businesses can't require Covid vaccinations, not even hospitals.  :confused:
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