Engineers predicted handling difficulty of the bolide Lotus E22

April 5, 2015 at 17:37

The creator of a Formula 1 car Skalabroni Enrique said that the new machine Lotus team will be difficult to manage. In an interview with Omnicorse Argentine engineer explained that difficulties arise because of the irregular shape of the nose fairing. According to experts, the double nose of the car E22 provokes understeer, unstable behavior during rapid changes in the direction and unpredictable reactions to the actions of the pilots. Designer compared two ridges in front of the car with fins, pointing out that when you turn they will create a large torque.

Lotus E22 picture

Lotus E22 pics


Lotus E22 car for Formula 1 got a double nose

April 1, 2015 at 17:28

The new Formula 1 race car Lotus got custom design nose fairing. In front of the car is not a central part E22: on-site nose engineers have left a hole that allows air flow under the bottom of the machine. On the sides of the resulting opening there were two racks which formed the so-called double nose. At the moment, the team from Enstone is the only member of Formula 1 with a similar layout of the front of the car.

Lotus E22 pics

Lotus E22 image