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Old 05-29-2020, 10:17 AM   #31 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by JulianEdgar View Post
Happy to quote my references. What are yours?

But honestly, to believe that the McLaren F1 had 'intentional lift designed into it' is absolutely absurd. As soon as I saw that had been said, I knew it was wrong - and it took less than 5 minutes in my library to prove it.
My aero library is about 60- linear feet, so it may take awhile. I distinctly recall that the F-1 porpoised, and was a hand full to drive. It was reported that only the 'long-tail' had any significant downforce, which would be handy on the Mulsanne Straight at Le Mans, especially in a rain event.

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