Renault R31 exhaust, Valencia, 2011

Renault R31 exhaust, Valencia, 2011

?? Julien Leroy /

4 comments on Renault R31 exhaust, Valencia, 2011

  1. why would you put the exhausts pointing forwards?

    that must slow you down with the amount of exhaust gasses a F1 car pushed out especially at 19k RPM

  2. The way it is angled, the outflowing air sucks a bit of air from the front wing creating extra downforce, and the exhaust flow/pressure coming out of the pipes helps the underfloor + rear downforce :)

    Ingenious, and no doubt will be banned after countless complaints or deemed legal and copied asap. Hope it works out for them – kubica deserves a title! This is the kind of innovation that is needed in F1, so i hope it is allowed to stay

  3. QuadQuantum said on 1st February 2011, 17:26

    It seems a great idea to me! Its seems to me to be an extension of the EBD, using the whole of the floor rather than just the diffuser. Fantastic job Renault!

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