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Aerodynamic simulation of a 2017 f1 car with opensource cfd. F1 cars produce so much aerodynamic downforce that they could be driven upside down at speeds of over 100mph. In order to improve their stability and handling, engineers mounted inverted wings pro. This produces complex mutual interference in the air flows around the vehicles, generating highly nonlinear flows. F1 race technology volume 5 20112012, high power media, pp 43 44. F1 cars have reached top speeds of about 300 kmph or 185 mph on an average. If you take two minis an f1 body shell wont fit at all.
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