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F1 Pre-season test - McLaren

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F1 Pre-season test - McLaren

http://www.skysports.com/watch/video/sports/f1/10178267/watch-the-mclaren-mp4-31
Other than the fact that it is slow and has a lovely engine note - what is this with the grills behind the front wheels
Are they worried about something coming off
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Re: F1 Pre-season test - McLaren

Smiley  nice Jim , am looking forward to another season , hope Hamilton can do it again  Wink
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Re: F1 Pre-season test - McLaren

Airflow sensors, seen them loads of times. Verifying windtunnel/CFD predictions.
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Re: F1 Pre-season test - McLaren

thanks - that explains it
I am more familiar with pitot tubes for doing that
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Re: F1 Pre-season test - McLaren

It's a whole matrix of those, or the equivalent.