• Mexico City Speed Trap: Who is the fastest of them all?

    Il y a 30 jours - Par F1i

    Mexico City sits at 2,285 meters above sea level, which means that altitude is everything at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez.
    The elevated environment and its thinner air have a surprisingly large effect on many elements of an F1 car, changing how it performs and operates.
    First and foremost, it means less downforce, which teams compensate for by running more wing, but without sacrificing too much straight-line speed.
    However, the high altitude also puts big demands on engines, with turbos spinning faster to inject air into the unit, a condition that tends to equalize engine performance...
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