Race Cars 4 Dummies: Aerodynamics

Right, as F1 fans we’re pretty knowledgeable about racecraft, Formula 1 regulations, driver backstories and the race results for grand prix up to 25 years ago. But talking to a lot of fans, it’s become clear that many people don’t know what’s going on inside the vehicles. There’s a range of content on the net about the intricacies of a modern F1 car (including the amazingly wonderful scarbsf1), but most websites cater to fans who already know their way around a racecar. This new series of articles aims to give a basic overview of what’s going on in the car, and how the damn thing actually works.

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