2008 Launch Thread

Discussion in 'Motorsport' started by Lee, Jan 6, 2008.

  1. Robin

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    The Red Bull looks good, they have given it a wing quite literally!
     
  2. Omnis

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    The red bull car would look so awesome if it was silver down the middle.

    I've always wondered why their car is all blue when their can is blue and silver.
     
  3. GT4 genius

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    Whats with this?? What happened the badly positioned Earth!!
     
  4. Sting

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    Look at a side on image, and the words on the wings, genius
     
  5. Robin

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    When they first said there was going to be a Red Bull team I thought it would be blue and silver check pattern like their cans and all the other stuff they do (like extreme sports)..... I never got why it looks like this!

    Robin
     
  6. GT4 genius

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    Hah, hah. I hadn't missed the writing i was just saying that i'm glad they've moved the Earth picture
     
  7. Lee

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    Nope, that looks killer.
     
  8. Roo

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    ^ From 2004/5. I don't know if that colour scheme ever ran out on the track.

    I prefer the current scheme myself.
     
  9. CAMikaze

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    Care to explain to us how Appie?:confused:

    I agree. I guess they're going for truth in advertising.:lol:;)

    Red Bull Gives You Wings, LITERALLY!:dopey:
    Red Bull Gives You Wings. They Really Do!:D
     
  10. Danny

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    Because it looks like the devil incarnate?

    I'm really digging the Red Bull :tup:

    Williams, not so much. Too samey.
     
  11. prisonermonkeys

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    I'm not. I hold grave fears for the future of the sport if the design catches on. It's like Williams' walrus-nose or Honda's elephant ears: ugly as sin. Thankfully neither caught on ...
     
  12. Metar

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    It's the testing-livery they ran on the old Jaguar cars before the 2005 season, if I'm not mistaken. It looks horrible.
     
  13. Danny

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    What's wrong with keeping it simple?

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  14. Appie

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    There is too many blue maybe?
     
  15. Danny

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    Tee recks Red Bull Sauber.
     
  16. Appie

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    :lol:

    Danny = randomness
     
  17. Robin

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    The red bull wing makes sense because it will stablise the air flow like the rear wing on a plane right the way back to end of the car so it wont get buffeted around as much..
     
  18. Metar

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    It should also downsize some of the vertexes created by the engine-cover, and stabilizes the car in case the rear end starts to slide.
     
  19. Danny

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    But crosswinds at low speed could be an issue.
     
  20. Metar

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    There's a downside to everything :p

    I guess that's why there's a small gap just on the level of the rear wing - to prevent total starvation of one side of the wing. They probably launched it at a Barcelona test because Barcelona is so windy.
     
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  22. Appie

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    That livery sure was ugly alright.
     
  23. Blake

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    Yup.

    And Danny, I’d be more worried about crosswinds at high speed. Imagine a crosswind through Turn 8 at Turkey, or through the final two turns at Barcelona before they put the chicane in. Destroy balance much? :scared:
     
  24. Metar

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    The MolMobile has arrived! Force India F1 have launched their F8-VII VJM-01.

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    I was prepared to hate the livery so much, but I'm honestly surprised.
     
  25. Dougboy

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    I prefer the gold over the burgundy. Too bad like all its predecessors, this team wont last
     
  26. prisonermonkeys

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    Yeah, because it actually looks quite nice.
     
  27. Appie

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    It sure looks like a pimpmobile alright lol.
     
  28. prisonermonkeys

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    Be nice if we could get a side-along view.
     
  29. Lee

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    That is a rather nice livery! :)
     
  30. Metar

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    Ask and ye shall receive:

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