F1 Wind Tunnel Explained with Sauber

Mon, 14 July 2014, 10:17

Sauber F1 Team Head of Aerodynamics, Willem Toet, about the science of F1 wind tunnel design and testing. Toet explains moving ground systems (the rolling road) and how they developed from using synthetic rubber bands to today’s steel belts. He also takes a look at how air bearings underneath the belt and vaccum pumps are used to avoid friction and, thus, overheating of the belt.

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