F1 » Virgin steps up a gear with McLaren technical tie-up

Virgin Racing CEO Andy Webb hopes that a new technical collaboration with McLaren and the purchase of the Wirth Racing Technologies facilities will enable the struggling F1 tailender to 'make some dramatic strides forward with immediate effect'

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iceman - Unregistered

July 04, 2011 7:31 PM

Wasn't Branson boasting last year on how awesome they were for not needing to use a wind tunnel?

I guess the computer simulation not properly calculating fuel consumption leading to too small a gas tank last year changed all that thinking.

Calvin_ - Unregistered

July 04, 2011 8:04 PM

Probably because he knew f all about the technicalities and believe the corporate spiel about computer modelling being the only thing needed and then regurgitated it to anyone willing to listen.

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