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    Quote Originally Posted by Idara View Post
    The big thing is that Porsche left WEC too. So LMP1 is down to... Toyota alone? That and Mercedes left DTM.
    Correct on both.
    All the major racing manufacturers is joining F-E for their EV development.
    Just McLaren and Ferrari to go, but then again, they ain't producing cars for the masses.

    I love watching F-E, so much more action and overtakings.

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    I'm pretty sure mclaren already manufacture the standardised fuel cell in all of the FE cars

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    Quote Originally Posted by VARRAKK View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Idara View Post
    The big thing is that Porsche left WEC too. So LMP1 is down to... Toyota alone? That and Mercedes left DTM.
    Correct on both.
    All the major racing manufacturers is joining F-E for their EV development.
    Just McLaren and Ferrari to go, but then again, they ain't producing cars for the masses.

    I love watching F-E, so much more action and overtakings.
    Formule E- is litterally passing by my workplace building today (but I'm on the wrong side of the building). Getting to work was a PAIN! Is there a reason why they aren't racing on the F1 circuit that you know? or was it just another Montreal stupid decision?

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    The FE cars aren't good at straights.

    They need all those corners etc to regen battery power etc.

    Hungary was today. Fairly boring. Sad after the last few years have given a fairly decent Hungarian race. But this year was back to the Hungarytrains of years past.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GeromeDoutrande View Post
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    Kimi is better than everyone in London combined
    Kimi Raikkonen: Ferrari driver agrees new contract until end of 2018 season
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/formula1/41012314

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    Quote Originally Posted by VARRAKK View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Idara View Post
    The big thing is that Porsche left WEC too. So LMP1 is down to... Toyota alone? That and Mercedes left DTM.
    Correct on both.
    All the major racing manufacturers is joining F-E for their EV development.
    Just McLaren and Ferrari to go, but then again, they ain't producing cars for the masses.

    I love watching F-E, so much more action and overtakings.




    i see nothing of interest in formula E,

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    So there we go, rumor mill has the following:

    - Renault getting Sainz from next race on, Palmer gets dumped
    - Torro Rosso will promote test driver Gasly as Sainz replacement, Japanese Honda driver new test driver
    - 2018 will have McLaren move to Renault engines, Torro Rosso to Honda to allow a "learning" year in 2018 to allow RedBull to become Honda-works-supported team in 2019
    - McLaren will run Renault engines with Nissan-Nismo brand
    - Alonso will renew McLaren

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    Quote Originally Posted by GeromeDoutrande View Post

    Kimi Raikkonen: Ferrari driver agrees new contract until end of 2018 season
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/formula1/41012314
    Season 1 was ok, season 2 was great imo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by metacannibal View Post
    So there we go, rumor mill has the following:

    - Renault getting Sainz from next race on, Palmer gets dumped
    - Torro Rosso will promote test driver Gasly as Sainz replacement, Japanese Honda driver new test driver
    - 2018 will have McLaren move to Renault engines, Torro Rosso to Honda to allow a "learning" year in 2018 to allow RedBull to become Honda-works-supported team in 2019
    - McLaren will run Renault engines with Nissan-Nismo brand
    - Alonso will renew McLaren
    That's...uh...a lot of changes. I really won't believe Red Bull actually are going for a Honda engine until that actually happens. I mean, Honda haven't gotten shit right in 3 years. Maybe they're playing the long game before the new engine regs in 2021?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Idara View Post
    I mean, Honda haven't gotten shit right in 3 years. Maybe they're playing the long game before the new engine regs in 2021?
    Honda had a Team spend time in Germany with Merc "helping" them get the fundamentals right in this Winter (just like Renault before, and Ferrari had to allow this under Concord Agreement).

    Hondas Problem was that they could not get HCCI to work, that was previously working in their single cylinder prototype. Its really something that only Merc had figured out fully and has helped all other teams more or less, and its a key technology with the 100kg max fuel per race / 100kg/h max fluel flow regulations.

    p.s. you havent heard that from me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by metacannibal View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Idara View Post
    I mean, Honda haven't gotten shit right in 3 years. Maybe they're playing the long game before the new engine regs in 2021?
    Honda had a Team spend time in Germany with Merc "helping" them get the fundamentals right in this Winter (just like Renault before, and Ferrari had to allow this under Concord Agreement).

    Hondas Problem was that they could not get HCCI to work, that was previously working in their single cylinder prototype. Its really something that only Merc had figured out fully and has helped all other teams more or less, and its a key technology with the 100kg max fuel per race / 100kg/h max fluel flow regulations.

    p.s. you havent heard that from me.
    Was that just part of it? All the stuff you normally hear is that Honda sucks at energy recovery/deployment, and that was linked to the hard-to-get-right Turbo MGU?

    I remember some stuff about HCCI but I thought the rules didn't allow full on HCCI because it specifically says "spark plug does the ignition" or something. Or was that one of the grey area "hey, it's igniting 1% of the fuel mixture" while the HCCI portion does the majority of the ignition?

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    I thought the special sauce was the upper/lower combustion chambers tech for producing a more orderly flame front inside the cylinder. I don't think anyone runs HCCI do they?

    edit: oh they do HCCI in the upper chamber as an aid to standard combustion: http://www.motorsportmagazine.com/op...s-power-secret
    Last edited by Spawinte; September 11 2017 at 02:05:27 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Idara View Post
    Or was that one of the grey area "hey, it's igniting 1% of the fuel mixture" while the HCCI portion does the majority of the ignition?
    That's reportedly the way Mazda is going about it with their upcoming mainstream HCCI engine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Idara View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by metacannibal View Post
    So there we go, rumor mill has the following:

    - Renault getting Sainz from next race on, Palmer gets dumped
    - Torro Rosso will promote test driver Gasly as Sainz replacement, Japanese Honda driver new test driver
    - 2018 will have McLaren move to Renault engines, Torro Rosso to Honda to allow a "learning" year in 2018 to allow RedBull to become Honda-works-supported team in 2019
    - McLaren will run Renault engines with Nissan-Nismo brand
    - Alonso will renew McLaren
    That's...uh...a lot of changes. I really won't believe Red Bull actually are going for a Honda engine until that actually happens. I mean, Honda haven't gotten shit right in 3 years. Maybe they're playing the long game before the new engine regs in 2021?
    Cough :9

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    Yeah yeah.

    McLaren-Renault. Honda Red Bull Racing...RBR-Honda?

    Only thing that didn't happen that I wanted was Palmer to get dropped. Oh well. Interesting times.

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    Jesus christ.

    Downloaded the race, got excited when I started watching and it was a wet start.

    1st lap...turned it off. Don't even care. It could've been a good one, instead just Hamilton winning again.

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    vettel moron.

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    vettel moron.

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