Williams FW41 Design

Williams FW41 layout

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Photo by: Giorgio Piola

This overview of the FW41 indicates some of the design decisions accepted by the team to 2018, smart moves you’d assume, taking a few of the more interesting developments employed by Mercedes and Ferrari during 20 17. The team took the nose ‘cape’ along with also extremely intricate bargeboard foot-plate designs employed by Mercedes, while still trying to acquire performance from the less than elegant edition of Ferrari’s low-slung side impact support spar positioning to increase the sidepod style and design.

Williams FW41 cooling comparison: Mexican & French GPs

Williams FW41 cooling comparison: Hungarian & Mexican GPs

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Photo by: Giorgio Piola

The cooling demands of the FW41 looked surplus compared to their own other Mercedes-powered kin. This usually resulted in the team having to use an extremely large outlet at the rear of the car, as seen within Hungary and even moreso in Mexico.

Williams FW41 Tyre

Williams FW41 steering wheel

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Williams remains the only team never to own their LCD screen mounted over the controls, choosing a butterfly-shaped wheel alternatively.

Williams FW41 Tyre

Williams FW41 steering wheel

Photo by: Giorgio Piola

Check out the rear of the controls along with its various paddles to get both gearshift and clutch control.

Williams FW41 detail

Williams FW41 detail

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Photo by: Giorgio Piola

Additional cooling system was demanded for the Bahrain GP so that the team used this more grand panel across the face of the cockpit.

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Without front wing installed, we may observe the kiel probe selection that the team mounted and about front wheels so as to assess the vortex shed from the impartial and flapped portion of front .

Williams FW41 sensor detail

 Williams FW41 sensor detail

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The team used this shoulder kiel probe selection installed on the face of the airbox/engine cover to gather data at the GP.

Williams FW41 rear wing, Canadian GP

Williams FW41 rear wing, Canadian GP

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A fantastic illustration of the FW41’s spoon-shaped rear wing used at the GP.

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In excellent light, Giorgio gets a wonderful close-up snap of the bargeboard place in the FW41 at the GP.

Williams FW41 leading brake

Williams FW41 front brake

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A closeup of front brake assembly, at the Austrian GP, including the brake duct that featured numerous outlets to help transmit heat generated under braking in to the heart of the tyre.

Williams FW41 front wing comparsion

Williams FW41 front wing comparsion

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Photo by: Giorgio Piola

It introduced a brand new front wing at the GP, which featured a revised mainplane both at the connecting point with the impartial section (blue arrow) as well as the telescopic section (red arrow). The outer flapped portion of the wing also saw its contour shifted (highlighted in yellow), whilst the ‘r& d rsquo; cascade had its top surface twisted.

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The team sprayed green flo-viz paint onto the new wing to make sure it was acting as expected.