Tuesday, June 28, 2011

FIA: Mapping changes will cost 0.5s

Formula 1's top teams could be hurt by up to half a second per lap in qualifying due to the clampdown on engine mapping imposed at this weekend's European Grand Prix, reckons the FIA. With teams bracing themselves for a major change in the way they use blown diffusers over the next two races, FIA race director Charlie Whiting believes the first step in Valencia this weekend may well have an effect on the competitiveness of some teams. "I think it is impossible for us to quantify it, but I have heard during discussions that the most extreme maps may give you half a second per lap," explained Whiting

Source: http://www.iracing.com/inracingnews/formula-one-news/f1-formula-one-news/fia-mapping-changes-will-cost-0-5s/

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