News Details

F1 using ‘overtaking sim' to design future tracks

Formula 1's new circuits could all be designed purely around overtaking with Pat Symonds revealing F1 has designed the 'world's first overtaking simulation.' Formula 1 has come in for a lot of criticism in recents years due to the lack of overtaking. While the design of the cars has been largely blamed for this, the tracks have also borne some of the responsibility. This led F1's powers-that-be to commission a simulator specifically aimed at overtaking with Symonds revealing that it is being used for the Vietnam track that will debut in 2020. 'We've produced what I think is the world's first overtaking simulation,' Symonds told Autosport. 'It's been extremely complex to do. To run a lap...
Full Story »
9mo ago from PlanetF1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

F1 to use overtaking simulator for future circuit...

Formula One will use a simulator of future circuits to help design new...
9mo ago from GPBlog.com

F1 creates overtaking sim to aid circuit design

Since buying the sport at the start of 2017, Liberty Media has created a...
9mo ago from Pitpass.com

Franz Tost: Formula 1 should reduce downforce by 40-50%

The aerodynamics on the cars for 2019 is taking the majority of the...
9mo ago from GPBlog.com

Todt: F1 becoming too reliant on ‘hidden...

FIA president Jean Todt believes F1 is becoming too reliant on...
9mo ago from GPBlog.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Marquez equals Doohan's record with comfortable win at...

Marc Marquez equaled Mick Doohan's record of 54 premier class victories by...

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Tänak “Needs to be Smart” on Rally Spain

Ott Tänak can seal his maiden WRC Drivers Title next weekend.

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Photos: Final session ahead of Sheffield trip

We're all set for our first visit to Bramall Lane to face Sheffield...
2h ago from Arsenal.com

Arsenal fan makes series of questionable claims in...

One Arsenal fan with too much time on his hands has gone on an epic rant...
8h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Why Arsenal fans should be worried about...

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was Arsenal’s top goalscorer last season.
5h ago from Express.co.uk

‘We are bullish and fancy our chances’ admits...

Morning all. History, past results, Monday night football and playing in...

Comments

Advertisements

Hottest News

Juan Manuel Correa gets a welcome visitor!

F2 racer Juan Manuel Correa was all smiles when a... Read More »
7h ago from F1i.com

Giovinazzi isn't concerned by seat speculation for next...

Kimi Raikkonen is assured of a seat at Alfa Romeo... Read More »
1h ago from GPBlog.com

Verstappen: I need a Ricciardo-level team-mate

Max Verstappen admits that he misses having a... Read More »
9h ago from PlanetF1.com
Advertisements

Recent News

Advertisements

Advertisements

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.