McLaren's 1980s F1 innovation every team still uses today

Added on Aug 7, 2019
2:32

F1 Technical Analysis

Description

One area of Formula 1 design where teams push the limits further every year is at the rear of the car, where the 'coke bottle' shape is vital to the aerodynamics. But where did this quest for getting air flowing between the bodywork and the rear wheels begin? Jake Boxall-Legge and Giorgio Piola revisit how McLaren started this trend - with great success - back in the 1980s

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ChannelF1 Updates
ProgramF1 Technical Analysis
Season2019
Episode titleMcLaren's 1980s F1 innovation every team still uses today
Episode number27
Date addedAugust 7, 2019
Original dateAugust 6, 2019
Run time2:32
CategoryRacing coverage
ProductionMotorsport.tv
Related racing seriesFormula 1

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