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Which team will win the Constructor's Championship?

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#61 OP +Frank B.

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 09:20

Ferrari weren't the only team to launch their car today. I present you: The Sahara Force India VJM05

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 09:30

also known as the"hammerhead shark" :)

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 09:34

Close-up of the Ferrari F2012 nose:

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 09:40

that doesnt look very "flexible" does it

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that looks fugly!

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 09:43

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This is the ugliest Ferrari since the F310 with the high nose added (from the Canadian GP 1996 onwards):

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 09:43

That's a hideous nose on the new Ferrari!

I'm hoping to see Button win this year, however I can see it being the triple for Vettel.

Can someone please give a quick summary of the new coverage from Sky and the BBC? As I don't have Sky, what races will I be able to watch?

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 09:47

That's a hideous nose on the new Ferrari!

I'm hoping to see Button win this year, however I can see it being the triple for Vettel.

Can someone please give a quick summary of the new coverage from Sky and the BBC? As I don't have Sky, what races will I be able to watch?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/formula1/15893254

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 09:50

http://www.bbc.co.uk...rmula1/15893254

That isn't as bad as I thought it was, thanks.

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 10:52

Both Force India and Ferrari using that nose design. Mclaren's still looks similar to last year. Wonder which design will work out the best? because they're both drastically different.

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 16:29

love this :woot:
Domenicali admitted that the design was "not really so pretty" but Alonso said he was unfazed by the car's appearance.

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 16:53

The 2011 and 2012 Ferrari F1 compared:

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 19:45

I love seeing how complex the front wings are this year compared to previous years. They have more additions than the whole of the bodywork from the 2008-spec cars.

Both Force India and Ferrari using that nose design. Mclaren's still looks similar to last year. Wonder which design will work out the best? because they're both drastically different.

From what I understand, teams prefer to have a higher chassis as it works better aerodynamically. I trust McLaren knows what it is doing though.

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 19:56

Dear god that is ugly. I'm going to say that the front step in the nose does something for the down force on the front wheels and they think that may be an advantage.

Only reason I can think of for doing something that ugly.

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 20:30

so far? for me its:

mclaren > force india > caterham > ferrari

by the looks....

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 20:32

Going just by the looks it's McLaren -> Caterham -> Ferrari -> Force India for me.

Sorry, but the Force India livery looks like someone vomited all over the car. :x