It’s not about the tires as much as the fuel. The lead car has to fight more air, and therefore burns more fuel in the effort. The trailing car saves fuel running in the wake. Dixon’s strategy believed (and Sato […]
James commented on the post, Herta takes shock maiden win after Power stalls in pits 2 years, 2 months ago
I think because they know they are coming in for fuel 3-4 times already during the race, they can afford to be more carefree with tires. In F1 tire wear + mandatory change rule is the only thing that dictates your […]
My idea: once a (week/month/2 months) each team must present their car in parc expose to all other teams immediately following a race. All of the other teams are free to document, copy, reverse engineer anything […]
James commented on the post, Harding-Steinbrenner IndyCar deal may open door for Alonso 2 years, 9 months ago
I agree. I’ve heard indycar runs about US $10 million/season or so (not sure how many cars that included) but I feel like the Ferraris and Mercedes of the world spend more money developing front wing appendages t […]
James commented on the post, Ferrari: 2021 F1 concept "looks like an old Champ Car" 2 years, 9 months ago
Aren’t some ”old champ car(s)” (ie a 90’s Reynard) considered some of the most aesthetically pleasing race cars ever built?
He could run with Ed Carpenter, in that Carpenter runs the ovals and Vandoorne would run road and street courses, with an extra car brought in for Indy if he wanted to try it.
Either way, I’d like to see him in I […]