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McLaren MP4-26

Discussion in 'Formula 1' started by James Johnson, Feb 4, 2011.

  1. James Johnson

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  2. Ryan Callan

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    I did give up after 10 minutes, my German isn't so hot :)

    Had to LOL at the badly choreographed assembling of the car also.

    I see they've stuck with the high straight nose once again.
     
  3. James Johnson

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    Lol well it was in English when they were speaking to Lewis and Button Obviously. :)

    I was abit surprised with the L Shaped Sidepods.
     
  4. Ryan Callan

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    LOL I couldn't be arsed waiting that long - not like they were going to say anything surprising either.
     
  5. James Johnson

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    Yeh gotta say last year was better. LOL
     
  6. Adam Eggbeer

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    Really love that :tongue:

    Man, that car is sex on wheels. Really love the side pods. :) Best car of the season so far :)
     
  7. Rhys Gardiner

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    Amazing-looking car! certainly looks like McLaren have pulled out all the stoppers here... those sidepods are out-there, that airbox design is something we haven't seen for a while, and the fact that the noseline is below the top of the front wheels makes it look racy.
    If not the best-looking car so far, it's definitely the most unique.
     
  8. kalniel

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    Looks a bit ugly to me. Much as I love McLaren, I'm worried they've concentrated too much on above body aero while all the other teams have been maximising under body. Playing by the spirit of the rules as well as the letter, no doubt, but I think they'll be pegged by teams with a more underhand approach..
     
  9. Erik Tveit

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    Hah, I can't see a difference unless the Pirelli Tires...
     
  10. kalniel

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    Now can you see a difference...?
     
  11. Erik Tveit

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    The black line. But I can't say I like the Mclaren livery, never liked it.. Unless when it were red and white.
     
  12. Muhammed Patel

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    well, its innovative at the least. But, i think it will be a mega car or a terrible one.
     
  13. Georgios Davakos

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    I belive this car is going to be alot different to all the others in many ways, but first let's see how it does on Round 1.
     
  14. Hannu Karesola

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    Great looking car and the unveiling was a bit different than normally but in a good way. :)
     
  15. Rhys Gardiner

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    And the sidepods. And the airbox. And... :tongue:
     
  16. Mohamedou Ari

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    I may like the car, but as a devoted McLaren and Mika Hakkinen fan, nothing will ever beat the daydreaming of the West McLaren Mercedes Livery used from 1997-2005.

    You can also add the Marlboro McLaren livery(aka Livery of Two Champions).

    Though, I don't believe McLaren can win the Constructors, again. I hope Button does not disappoint. Still, I think Renault and Mercedes are the two teams to look out for in the hunt. All in all, it won't be enough to beat the mastermind that Adrian Newey is.
     
  17. Georgios Davakos

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    I was reading Made In Motorsport from my iPhone (that's to the awesome app they have) and I found some intresting speculations that was written.

    They say that some of the details of th bodywork beneath had been moulded in dummy plastic. So there are some thoughts that Mclaren will not be using the exhaust that was seen in Berlin.
    Ross Brawn said after the Valencia test that he belives most of the teams will find different solutions to get the benefit from the exhaust energy before the Bahrain race.

    I do really wonder what secrets each team will be hinding from each other until the race at Bahrain.