RedBull Racing RB14 front suspension and aero detail

Red Bull Racing RB14 front suspension and aero detail

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A closeup view of this bargeboards and under-nose turning vanes show how they’re connected together in order to increase rigidity.

Halo on RedBull Racing RB14

Halo on Red Bull Racing RB14

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RedBull has been the only team to retain a streamlined form of the halo variant, opting to not use winglets or different paraphernalia within this field.

Bodywork on RedBull Racing RB14

Bodywork on Red Bull Racing RB14

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This image demonstrates how far back the RB14’s sidepod inlet isalso, that will be possible due to this over hanging bodywork seen above and below it.

RedBull Racing RB14 mirror

Red Bull Racing RB14 mirror

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A nice opinion of these twopiece mirrors that the team introduced during the season, taking inspiration from title contenders Ferrari.

Mirror on RedBull Racing RB14

Mirror on Red Bull Racing RB14

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A back view of this assembly shows how far more aerodynamic permit became available when the mirror has been thought as two distinct parts.

RedBull Racing RB14 front detail

Red Bull Racing RB14 front detail

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Mechanics make adjustments to the RB14’s front suspension, and additionally note the teams use of belleville springs on their own lsquo;heave’ damper.

RedBull Racing RB14 front suspension detail

Red Bull Racing RB14 front suspension detail

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In comparison here’SA shot of this RB14 at the early stages of this growing season when the team used a & amp lsquo;heave’ damper.

RedBull Racing RB14 back wheel heartbeat

Red Bull Racing RB14 rear wheel hub

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The RB14’s back brake drum has been treated to a heat-resistant surface, so in order that the relationship between it and the back wheel rim be in an optimum.

RedBull Racing RB14 bargeboards

Red Bull Racing RB14 bargeboards

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A excellent side view of this RB14’s bargeboards and sidepod deflectors.

RedBull Racing RB14’s engine intake plenum

Red Bull Racing RB14's engine intake plenum

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Detached from the power unit, as the team complete a fault finding exercise, here we may observe the intake plenum, that will be split to two for every cylinder bank.

RedBull RB14 manifold

Red Bull RB14 manifold

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Here we see how RedBull split the airbox in order to feed the search engine and associated ancillary coolers.

Daniel Ricciardo, RedBull Racing RB14

Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing RB14

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A top-down summary of the RB14 demonstrates how relatively simplistic the team has ever tried to keep its design.

Aero paint on Red Bull Racing RB14

Aero paint on Red Bull Racing RB14

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Flo-viz paint sprayed on the bottom of this RB14’s chassis, turning vanes along with bargeboards.

RedBull Racing RB14 back detail

Red Bull Racing RB14 rear detail

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The RB14’s diffuser sprayed with flo-viz throughout computer-based testing.

RedBull Racing RB14 back wing Azerbaijan GP

Red Bull Racing RB14 rear wing Azerbaijan GP

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RedBull used a slender trunk wing for the Azerbaijan GP, including two open-end style end plate louvres.

Red Bull RB14 front wing, captioned

Red Bull RB14 front wing, captioned

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The team made changes to its front wing for the Spanish GP, incorporating a brand new end plate canard [inch ] and revising the form of this endplates lower extremities [2].

RedBull RB14 Side-pods, Spanish GP

Red Bull RB14 sidepods, Spanish GP

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The bargeboard region also got a make over to the Spanish GP, whilst the footplates were changed [1], a boomerang winglet was added [2], three additional strakes were mounted onto the leading edge of this floor, taking the total count to six and changed the slots in the boundary of this floor [4].

RedBull Racing RB14 Side-pods, French GP

Red Bull Racing RB14 sidepods, French GP

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The team also made some adaptations to the RB14’s bargeboards for the French GP, shifting the form and amount of the serrations along with flaps atop the foot-plate (arrowed).

RedBull Racing RB14 right-wing, British GP

Red Bull Racing RB14 front wing, British GP

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Daniel Ricciardo tried several front wing flap options throughout the British GP, because the Australian looked to enhance the auto ’so balance.

RedBull Racing RB14 flooring contrast, German GP

Red Bull Racing RB14 floor comparison, German GP

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At the German GP the team had a brand new floor available which used long, fully-enclosed holes (highlighted in yellow) in the boundary of this floor. The elderly specification is in set for contrast.

Red Bull RB14 back wing monkey seat

Red Bull RB14 rear wing monkey seat

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For the GP the team opted for an extremely higher down force configuration( which contained not just a higher angled back wing however in addition a wedge-style monkey seat winglet (blue arrow) plus only part T-Wing (red arrow).

RedBull Racing RB14 back wing detail

Red Bull Racing RB14 rear wing detail

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A close up of this monkey seat and T-Wing used in Hungary.

RedBull Racing RB14 back flooring detail

Red Bull Racing RB14 rear floor detail

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Check out the fully-enclosed longitudinal floor holes that run parallel to the border of this RB14’s floor.

Red Bull RB14 back wing, Plasma GP

Red Bull RB14 rear wing, Belgian GP

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In search of better straight line speed the team opted with this low down force offering at the GP.

Red Bull RB14 rear wing, Monza GP

Red Bull RB14 rear wing, Monza GP

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RedBull also embraced an extremely slender trunk wing for the Italian GP, the endplates of which included no louvres.

RedBull Racing RB14, Russian GP

Red Bull Racing RB14, Russian GP

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The team amended its front wing design at the Russian GP, creating another slotted element at the back of this end plate, in order to improve its outwash potential.

RedBull Racing RB14 front wing detail

Red Bull Racing RB14 front wing detail

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For comparison this is actually your older specification front wing.

RedBull Racing RB14 back diffuser detail

Red Bull Racing RB14 rear diffuser detail

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An excellent view of this RB14’s diffuser at the Russian GP, a design which not only featured a rounded outer section however also a subtle curvature because the diffuser arched toward the fundamental section.

RedBull Racing RB14 back diffuser detail

Red Bull Racing RB14 rear diffuser detail

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By contrast here’s that the diffuser using a squared-off central section.

RedBull Racing RB14 back flooring detail

Red Bull Racing RB14 rear floor detail

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A close up of these two extended holes added parallel to the ground ’s advantage.

RedBull Racing RB14 flooring Mexican GP

Red Bull Racing RB14 floor Mexican GP

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RedBull trialled this brand new floor configuration in Mexico, later on by the floor test conducted by Ferrari at the US GP. Both teams were also assessing using perpendicular up-stand cascades to improve the longitudinal floor slots they sat astride.

RedBull Racing RB14 bargeboard detail

Red Bull Racing RB14 bargeboard detail

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A excellent opinion of this RB14’s bargeboard foot-plate, the complexity of which increased substantially throughout the year.

RedBull Racing RB14 bargeboard detail

Red Bull Racing RB14 bargeboard detail

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Check out the RB14’s sidepod deflectors at the GP.

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