One of an aerodynamicist’s main quests in designing a Formula 1 car is keeping the airflow attached to bodywork; this helps to control the airflow down the length of the chassis, or even just a few inches later.
Why do Formula 1 front wings look the way they do? This edition of Wind Tunnel will walk though the front wing regulations and the ways teams utilize the front wing to their advantage in 2015.
Why do the 2014 Formula 1 noses look the way they do? This edition of Wind Tunnel will walk though the 2014 nose regulations and the subsequent circumventing of those regulations by teams in quest to increase performance and speed.