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    Quote Originally Posted by AnttiL View Post
    Can they really do anything extra outside the normal homologation jokers? So 2018 cars are just 2017 cars
    There is still quite a bit that can be done for the "optional" homologated and non-homologated parts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fast Eddie WRC View Post
    nice article, not super insightful but better other "analysis" that some websites posted.

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    Mads Østberg and aerodynamics in a WRC jump

    https://wrcwings.wordpress.com/2018/...in-a-wrc-jump/

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    Our new post on Aero details of 2018 WRC cars. Hope you enjoy it!

    https://wrcwings.wordpress.com/2018/...2018-wrc-cars/

    JM mexico 2018 side outlet open.jpg

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    Quote Originally Posted by lluisva555 View Post
    Our new post on Aero details of 2018 WRC cars. Hope you enjoy it!

    https://wrcwings.wordpress.com/2018/...2018-wrc-cars/

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    Nice summary, two things:

    - About the small wings above front wheels. They were probably added because of the extra air coming out of the wheels (due to more open area in front). Thing is the way they are done with the small gap for air from front, the additional air from the wheels increases the speed of the airflow on the underside of the wing (blown wing) which should increase the downforce quite a bit.

    - In Sweden it seemed that the ribs in C3 diffuser are now much stiffer since the "flapping" seen during whole 2017 wasn't there so much

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    Thanks a lot for your great contribution, already incorporated into the post.
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    Last edited by lluisva555; 8th April 2018 at 18:54.

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    Our new post tries to explain how WRC cars use energy from the exhaust to gain downforce - Exhaust blown diffusers in WRC
    Hope you like it!
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    Have the rally cars reached the same issue as in F1, where the aerodynamics are getting to advanced, and cornering speed too high?

    In F1 it makes overtaking hard, and in rally it moves us towards safety issues for the drivers.

    F1 will make changes, will rally?

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    no.

    the end.
    "Some famous quote from some famous person"

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