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Testing F1 Barcelona 2022: the latest technical images

Esteban Okon, Alpine A522

Photo by Mark Satan / Drawings of motorsport

Esteban Okon is driving an Alpine A522, which is equipped with a keel probe rake behind the front wheels to collect airflow data.


Carlos Science Jr., Ferrari F1-75

Carlos Science Jr., Ferrari F1-75

Photo by Mark Satan / Drawings of motorsport

At the beginning of the session, Ferrari also chose the Kiel probe behind the front tires.


Fernando Alonso, Alpine A522

Fernando Alonso, Alpine A522

Photo: Alessio Morgese

In this side view on the Alpine A522 pay attention to how evenly the car moves, from now on we will see this feature up and down the grid, but which seems contradictory to what we are used to visually.


Pierre Gasley, AlphaTauri AT03

Pierre Gasley, AlphaTauri AT03

Photo: Giorgio Piola

The AlphaTauri also installed Kiel probes behind the front wheels, as they correlated the actual airflow behavior according to these new rules with their simulation tools.


Ferrari F1-75 side part

Ferrari F1-75 side part

Photo: Giorgio Piola

Ferrari seems to leave open only the three most advanced cooling gills, while the temperature in the morning session is much lower.


Ferrari F1-75 side part

Ferrari F1-75 side part

Photo: Giorgio Piola

View back from the front of the Ferrari F1-75 side pads with their convex top surface similar to a hot tub.


Side part of Red Bull Racing RB18

Side part of Red Bull Racing RB18

Photo: Giorgio Piola

Overview of the side floors and Red Bull RB18 floors, note the area in the middle of the floor that is raised and tilted to change the course of the airflow.


Alex Albon, Williams FW44

Alex Albon, Williams FW44

Photo by Mark Satan / Drawings of motorsport

Williams mechanics adjust the angle of the front wing flap when Elbon enters the box. Also pay attention to the sensor mounted on the main plane just in front of the tip of the nose.


Alex Albon, Williams FW44

Alex Albon, Williams FW44

Photo by Mark Satan / Drawings of motorsport

Great shot of Williams FW44 as Alex Elbon exits the garage – note that the top of the inlet of the side legs comes out directly from the outlet on the rear shoulder of the side legs. At the same time, there is a separate triangular floor scroll and arc floor section, which are also worth knowing.


Steering wheel for Alfa Romeo C42

Steering wheel for Alfa Romeo C42

Photo by Mark Satan / Drawings of motorsport

The front of the steering wheel of the Alfa Romeo C42 with various buttons, switches and swivels used to make changes to the power unit, communication with the shelter, etc.


Nose Aston Martin AMR22

Nose Aston Martin AMR22

Photo by Mark Satan / Drawings of motorsport

Close-up of the tip of the nose Aston Martin AMR22, which merges with the second element of the front wing. Also pay attention to the metal tabs on the front edge of the wing on which the racks are connected and then the main aircraft in front.


Rear wing Alpine A522

Rear wing Alpine A522

Photo by Mark Satan / Drawings of motorsport

Shooting the rear of the Alpine A522 – note the interesting, bulb-like shape of the rear emergency structure.


Part of the brakes Mercedes W13

Part of the brakes Mercedes W13

Photo: Giorgio Piola

A look under the brake drum cover at the rear of the W13 shows some of the design details used for cooling, including the brake disc and bell, as well as the internal piping.


Detail of the front suspension Ferrari F1-75

Detail of the front suspension Ferrari F1-75

Photo: Giorgio Piola

Shooting a Ferrari F1-75 with the panel removed allows you to see some elements of the internal suspension, including the damper.


Diffuser part Alpine A522

Diffuser part Alpine A522

Photo: Giorgio Piola

Flo-viz is depicted on the wing and diffuser of the Alpine A522, as the team seeks to obtain visual confirmation of their behavior.


Detail of the floor of the Alpine A522

Detail of the floor of the Alpine A522

Photo: Giorgio Piola

Inverted floor edge in the middle of the Alpine A522 floor.


Detail Mclaren MCL36

Detail Mclaren MCL36

Photo: Giorgio Piola

A look under the cover of the McLaren MCL36 shows us how it packed a variety of radiators, coolers and electronics.


Detail Mclaren MCL36

Detail Mclaren MCL36

Photo: Giorgio Piola

Another shot of the MCL36, this time with an inner panel around the power unit used to improve airflow through the car.


Steering wheel for Mercedes W13

Steering wheel for Mercedes W13

Photo by Mark Satan / Drawings of motorsport

Mercedes W13 steering wheel with various buttons, turns and switches that help change the chassis and power unit.


Front part Mercedes W13

Front part Mercedes W13

Photo: Giorgio Piola

Look at the Mercedes W13 chassis partition, the carbon frame on the front used to protect the elements inside, the front brake duct and deflector wings without fitted wheels and tires, and the aerodynamic fairings that cover the front arms and front suspension.


Side part Mercedes W13

Side part Mercedes W13

Photo: Giorgio Piola

Lewis Hamilton coming out of the garage with a keel probe attached to the back of the car.


Detail of the McLaren MCL36 diffuser

Detail of the McLaren MCL36 diffuser

Photo: Giorgio Piola

The McLaren has a keel probe at the front and rear, with the foremost node mounted behind the front wheels and the rear mounted right at the rear of the car to measure diffuser performance at its outer edge as well as capture the inner bus with wake data.


Rear part Haas VF-22

Rear part Haas VF-22

Photo: Giorgio Piola

Detail of the edge of the floor on the Haas VF-22, which has many facing up and down sections. Also pay attention to how much the detached part of the shark fins is raised above the cooling holes from the blinds on the engine ridge.


Rear part Ferrari F1-75

Rear part Ferrari F1-75

Photo: Giorgio Piola

Shot behind the Ferrari F1-75 – look out for the rear fender racks that don’t have a swan neck like most of the rest of the net. Also note the difference in the thickness of the upper and lower fairings of the suspension elements.


Daniel Ricciardo, McLaren MCL36

Daniel Ricciardo, McLaren MCL36

Photo: Giorgio Piola

The McLaren MCL36 moves along the pitlane with a flo-viz drawn on the center of the front wing and nose.


Rear of Williams FW44

Rear of Williams FW44

Photo: Giorgio Piola

Take a look inside the Williams FW44 when the covers were removed – note that the team shifted much of the cooling to the center line of the cars, resulting in a larger air intake but allowing them to significantly reduce the size of the side bases.


Sergio Perez, Red Bull Racing RB18

Sergio Perez, Red Bull Racing RB18

Photo: Zak Mauger / Drawings of motorsport

Rear view of the Red Bull RB18 with a flo-visa at the bottom of the folded wing beam elements.


Mick Schumacher, Haas VF-22

Mick Schumacher, Haas VF-22

Photo by Mark Satan / Drawings of motorsport

Shooting the Haas VF-22 from behind, noting the team’s cooling strategy, with a smaller centerline exit, complemented by an exit from the blinds on the engine, covers the spine and cooling gills at the top of the side stand.


Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes W13

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes W13

Photo by Mark Satan / Drawings of motorsport

Looking at the top of the side panels of the Mercedes W13, you can see how inclined the rearview mirror.


Lewis Hamilton, a Mercedes W13, leaves the garage

Lewis Hamilton, a Mercedes W13, leaves the garage

Photo by Mark Satan / Drawings of motorsport

The same mirror can be seen here on the shoulder side cover of the Mercedes W13, as well as the stripes protruding from the front edge of the tunnel under the floor and the wavy edge of the floor.


Carlos Sainz Jr., a Ferrari F1-75, leaves the garage

Carlos Sainz Jr., a Ferrari F1-75, leaves the garage

Photo by Mark Satan / Drawings of motorsport

Beautiful view of the Ferrari F1-75 from the ground, which allows us to see the location of the snow blower / double divider.


Air paint on the rear wing Valtteri Bottas, Alfa Romeo C42

Air paint on the rear wing Valtteri Bottas, Alfa Romeo C42

Photo: Zak Mauger / Drawings of motorsport

The rear and beam fenders of the Alfa Romeo C42 are covered with flo-viz paint.


Walter Botas, Alfa Romeo C42

Walter Botas, Alfa Romeo C42

Photo: Zak Mauger / Drawings of motorsport

More flo-viz on the Alfa Romeo C42, this time the front suspension and brake channel fencing.


Detail of the front suspension Haas VF-22

Detail of the front suspension Haas VF-22

Photo: Giorgio Piola

Some details of the interior suspension are shown here on the Haas VF-22 as the toilet panel is out of place.


Part of a Mercedes W13

Part of a Mercedes W13

Photo: Giacomo Rowley

Mercedes tested another gill cooling panel on the W13, having already tried the smaller panel before this afternoon on the first day of the test.

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Testing F1 Barcelona 2022: the latest technical images

Esteban Okon, Alpine A522

Photo by Mark Satan / Drawings of motorsport

Esteban Okon is driving an Alpine A522, which is equipped with a keel probe rake behind the front wheels to collect airflow data.


Carlos Science Jr., Ferrari F1-75

Carlos Science Jr., Ferrari F1-75

Photo by Mark Satan / Drawings of motorsport

At the beginning of the session, Ferrari also chose the Kiel probe behind the front tires.


Fernando Alonso, Alpine A522

Fernando Alonso, Alpine A522

Photo: Alessio Morgese

In this side view on the Alpine A522 pay attention to how evenly the car moves, from now on we will see this feature up and down the grid, but which seems contradictory to what we are used to visually.


Pierre Gasley, AlphaTauri AT03

Pierre Gasley, AlphaTauri AT03

Photo: Giorgio Piola

The AlphaTauri also installed Kiel probes behind the front wheels, as they correlated the actual airflow behavior according to these new rules with their simulation tools.


Ferrari F1-75 side part

Ferrari F1-75 side part

Photo: Giorgio Piola

Ferrari seems to leave open only the three most advanced cooling gills, while the temperature in the morning session is much lower.


Ferrari F1-75 side part

Ferrari F1-75 side part

Photo: Giorgio Piola

View back from the front of the Ferrari F1-75 side pads with their convex top surface similar to a hot tub.


Side part of Red Bull Racing RB18

Side part of Red Bull Racing RB18

Photo: Giorgio Piola

Overview of the side floors and Red Bull RB18 floors, note the area in the middle of the floor that is raised and tilted to change the course of the airflow.


Alex Albon, Williams FW44

Alex Albon, Williams FW44

Photo by Mark Satan / Drawings of motorsport

Williams mechanics adjust the angle of the front wing flap when Elbon enters the box. Also pay attention to the sensor mounted on the main plane just in front of the tip of the nose.


Alex Albon, Williams FW44

Alex Albon, Williams FW44

Photo by Mark Satan / Drawings of motorsport

Great shot of Williams FW44 as Alex Elbon exits the garage – note that the top of the inlet of the side legs comes out directly from the outlet on the rear shoulder of the side legs. At the same time, there is a separate triangular floor scroll and arc floor section, which are also worth knowing.


Steering wheel for Alfa Romeo C42

Steering wheel for Alfa Romeo C42

Photo by Mark Satan / Drawings of motorsport

The front of the steering wheel of the Alfa Romeo C42 with various buttons, switches and swivels used to make changes to the power unit, communication with the shelter, etc.


Nose Aston Martin AMR22

Nose Aston Martin AMR22

Photo by Mark Satan / Drawings of motorsport

Close-up of the tip of the nose Aston Martin AMR22, which merges with the second element of the front wing. Also pay attention to the metal tabs on the front edge of the wing on which the racks are connected and then the main aircraft in front.


Rear wing Alpine A522

Rear wing Alpine A522

Photo by Mark Satan / Drawings of motorsport

Shooting the rear of the Alpine A522 – note the interesting, bulb-like shape of the rear emergency structure.


Part of the brakes Mercedes W13

Part of the brakes Mercedes W13

Photo: Giorgio Piola

A look under the brake drum cover at the rear of the W13 shows some of the design details used for cooling, including the brake disc and bell, as well as the internal piping.


Detail of the front suspension Ferrari F1-75

Detail of the front suspension Ferrari F1-75

Photo: Giorgio Piola

Shooting a Ferrari F1-75 with the panel removed allows you to see some elements of the internal suspension, including the damper.


Diffuser part Alpine A522

Diffuser part Alpine A522

Photo: Giorgio Piola

Flo-viz is depicted on the wing and diffuser of the Alpine A522, as the team seeks to obtain visual confirmation of their behavior.


Detail of the floor of the Alpine A522

Detail of the floor of the Alpine A522

Photo: Giorgio Piola

Inverted floor edge in the middle of the Alpine A522 floor.


Detail Mclaren MCL36

Detail Mclaren MCL36

Photo: Giorgio Piola

A look under the cover of the McLaren MCL36 shows us how it packed a variety of radiators, coolers and electronics.


Detail Mclaren MCL36

Detail Mclaren MCL36

Photo: Giorgio Piola

Another shot of the MCL36, this time with an inner panel around the power unit used to improve airflow through the car.


Steering wheel for Mercedes W13

Steering wheel for Mercedes W13

Photo by Mark Satan / Drawings of motorsport

Mercedes W13 steering wheel with various buttons, turns and switches that help change the chassis and power unit.


Front part Mercedes W13

Front part Mercedes W13

Photo: Giorgio Piola

Look at the Mercedes W13 chassis partition, the carbon frame on the front used to protect the elements inside, the front brake duct and deflector wings without fitted wheels and tires, and the aerodynamic fairings that cover the front arms and front suspension.


Side part Mercedes W13

Side part Mercedes W13

Photo: Giorgio Piola

Lewis Hamilton coming out of the garage with a keel probe attached to the back of the car.


Detail of the McLaren MCL36 diffuser

Detail of the McLaren MCL36 diffuser

Photo: Giorgio Piola

The McLaren has a keel probe at the front and rear, with the foremost node mounted behind the front wheels and the rear mounted right at the rear of the car to measure diffuser performance at its outer edge as well as capture the inner bus with wake data.


Rear part Haas VF-22

Rear part Haas VF-22

Photo: Giorgio Piola

Detail of the edge of the floor on the Haas VF-22, which has many facing up and down sections. Also pay attention to how much the detached part of the shark fins is raised above the cooling holes from the blinds on the engine ridge.


Rear part Ferrari F1-75

Rear part Ferrari F1-75

Photo: Giorgio Piola

Shot behind the Ferrari F1-75 – look out for the rear fender racks that don’t have a swan neck like most of the rest of the net. Also note the difference in the thickness of the upper and lower fairings of the suspension elements.


Daniel Ricciardo, McLaren MCL36

Daniel Ricciardo, McLaren MCL36

Photo: Giorgio Piola

The McLaren MCL36 moves along the pitlane with a flo-viz drawn on the center of the front wing and nose.


Rear of Williams FW44

Rear of Williams FW44

Photo: Giorgio Piola

Take a look inside the Williams FW44 when the covers were removed – note that the team shifted much of the cooling to the center line of the cars, resulting in a larger air intake but allowing them to significantly reduce the size of the side bases.


Sergio Perez, Red Bull Racing RB18

Sergio Perez, Red Bull Racing RB18

Photo: Zak Mauger / Drawings of motorsport

Rear view of the Red Bull RB18 with a flo-visa at the bottom of the folded wing beam elements.


Mick Schumacher, Haas VF-22

Mick Schumacher, Haas VF-22

Photo by Mark Satan / Drawings of motorsport

Shooting the Haas VF-22 from behind, noting the team’s cooling strategy, with a smaller centerline exit, complemented by an exit from the blinds on the engine, covers the spine and cooling gills at the top of the side stand.


Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes W13

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes W13

Photo by Mark Satan / Drawings of motorsport

Looking at the top of the side panels of the Mercedes W13, you can see how inclined the rearview mirror.


Lewis Hamilton, a Mercedes W13, leaves the garage

Lewis Hamilton, a Mercedes W13, leaves the garage

Photo by Mark Satan / Drawings of motorsport

The same mirror can be seen here on the shoulder side cover of the Mercedes W13, as well as the stripes protruding from the front edge of the tunnel under the floor and the wavy edge of the floor.


Carlos Sainz Jr., a Ferrari F1-75, leaves the garage

Carlos Sainz Jr., a Ferrari F1-75, leaves the garage

Photo by Mark Satan / Drawings of motorsport

Beautiful view of the Ferrari F1-75 from the ground, which allows us to see the location of the snow blower / double divider.


Air paint on the rear wing Valtteri Bottas, Alfa Romeo C42

Air paint on the rear wing Valtteri Bottas, Alfa Romeo C42

Photo: Zak Mauger / Drawings of motorsport

The rear and beam fenders of the Alfa Romeo C42 are covered with flo-viz paint.


Walter Botas, Alfa Romeo C42

Walter Botas, Alfa Romeo C42

Photo: Zak Mauger / Drawings of motorsport

More flo-viz on the Alfa Romeo C42, this time the front suspension and brake channel fencing.


Detail of the front suspension Haas VF-22

Detail of the front suspension Haas VF-22

Photo: Giorgio Piola

Some details of the interior suspension are shown here on the Haas VF-22 as the toilet panel is out of place.


Part of a Mercedes W13

Part of a Mercedes W13

Photo: Giacomo Rowley

Mercedes tested another gill cooling panel on the W13, having already tried the smaller panel before this afternoon on the first day of the test.

Read also:

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