F1 » Schumacher 'feeling it' in Australia


Michael Schumacher: Today was a nice start into a hopefully exciting season, and certainly two promising sessions for us. However, I would not go so far as to speak about being confident, as the weather conditions were too mixed to gain a clear picture.

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Jenny - Unregistered

March 16, 2012 11:33 AM

Quick Question! I heard that theirs going to be 2 DRS section in Australia! Where would the 2nd one be? Why 2 DRS?

I think they should just give Button the title

Curtis - Unregistered

March 16, 2012 11:47 AM

@ Jenny
The DRS Sections will most likely be
1. Along the start finish straight
2. There is a long curve which essentially is full throttle for F1 cars it almost act like a back straight. The corner is not tight at all thus they can open DRS along this part

The turkey - Unregistered

March 16, 2012 1:13 PM

There is a single DRS detection zone located before Turn 14, with the first activation point being at the top of the start/finish straight and a second activation point on the exit of the second corner, allowing for more action on the run to Turn 3.

blzbub

March 16, 2012 2:02 PM
Last Edited 1011 days ago

Asked about Mercedes' F-duct system that reportedly works in conjunction with the deployment of DRS, Red Bull team boss Christian Horner said: "Are they allowed?" The FIA's Charlie Whiting says yes. "I cannot see a rule that prohibits it," he said. "What is not allowed is the movement of the driver to generate an aerodynamic effect," he is quoted by Brazil's O Estado de S.Paulo. So at least for now, the other teams will have to react, amid talk the concept is worth several kilometres per hour in a straight line. "We'll have to have a look at it," confirmed Horner. But according to BBC analyst and former F1 designer Gary Anderson, Red Bull and Ferrari - and maybe others - have reacted already. They "appear to have a different system and I'm struggling to understand how it complies with the rules", he said.
"I'm sure we'll be hearing more about this subject", Anderson added.

blzbub

March 16, 2012 2:07 PM

Also legal for now are all the teams' different interpretations of the new exhaust rules, even the controversial Red Bull's.
"As far as we've seen so far, they all do comply with the rules," confirmed Whiting.

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