2014 Analysis: Stepped chassis

Step-bulkhead

If the nose tip regulations have caught everyone’s attentions, probably just as influential but hidden is the front bulkhead regulation. For 2014 the front A-A bulkhead is placed some 100 lower, down to 525mm form 625m. As the bulkhead is a fixed external cross section, this created an unavoidable obstruction for the airflow passing under the raised chassis.

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