CFD Speeds Formula One Cars at Marussia F1

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Stephen Harris from the Engineer writes that Marussia F1 is using CFD technology to help optimize race car performance. Facing a highly competitive field where only McLaren, Red Bull and Ferrari were the only teams that had a realistic chance to win, Marussia F1 decided to bet the farm on improving aerodynamics with CFD simulations.

The research money we put into making our car go faster is nearly all spent on aerodynamics,” said Pat Symonds, technical consultant at Marussia F1.

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