Williams has impressed F1′s eagle-eyed technical experts with an innovation aboard its new FW35.
Although designer Mike Coughlan’s Coanda exhaust solution will have to be removed from the 2013 car, respected German correspondent Michael Schmidt reports on Friday that a clever brake duct solution is fully legal. Read more... (140 words, estimated 34 secs reading time)
Williams have been told by the FIA that the exhaust solution for their FW35 car is not legal.
It was already believed a similar solution for the Coanda-effect exhaust on Caterham’s 2013 car definitely falls foul of this year’s rules. Williams’ chief designer Mike Coughlan said in Barcelona on Tuesday, where the team’s new Renault-powered car was revealed and tested for the first time, that he was confident the FW35 complied. Read more... (228 words, estimated 55 secs reading time)
Williams on Tuesday completed the 2013 grid by finally launching its new FW35. Every other team got their cars up and running recently at Jerez, triggering many rumours and whispers about the reason for the Oxfordshire team’s delay. Read more... (195 words, estimated 47 secs reading time)
The FW35 is yet to see the light of day, but it will almost certainly feature a ‘vanity panel’ rather than a stepped nose.
Alone amongst the rest of this year’s field, Williams has delayed the debut of its 2013 car until Barcelona later this month, choosing instead to run with last year’s car at Jerez. Read more... (147 words, estimated 35 secs reading time)