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F1: Monaco GP – Ever Wonder What an FP RunPlan Looks Like For an F1 Team?

by on May 23, 2013

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Thursday 23rd May 2013

Monaco Grand Prix 2013 – FP1 and FP2

Courtesy of our friends at Caterham F1 Team – Here is what Free Practice looks like for an F1 team
Weather
FP1: Dry, sunny; track temp 31°, air temp 23°
FP2: Dry, sunny track temp 44°, air temp 22°

Total laps:
FP1: VDG 21 / PIC 28
FP2: PIC 44  / VDG 31

Runplan

Charles Pic, car #20, chassis CT03-06

FP1
1002 – 1006: Run 1, installation lap, 1 lap (soft tyres)
Changes: rear brake duct blanking
1037 – 1049: Run 2, 8 laps (soft tyres)
Changes: front wing flap angle, rear ride height
1056 – 1108: Run 3, 8 laps (soft tyres)
Changes: front wing flap angle
1124 – 1135: Run 4, 6 laps (x tyres)

FP2
1402 – 1412: Run 1, 7 laps (soft tyres)
Changes: n/a
1424 – 1433: Run 2, 6 laps (supersoft tyres)
Changes: front / rear brake blanking
1442 – 1509: Run 3, 19 laps (supersoft tyres)
Changes: front / rear brake blanking
1516 – 1534: Run 4, 12 laps (soft tyres)

Giedo van der Garde, car #21, chassis CT03-04

FP1
1002 – 1006: Run 1, installation lap, 2 laps (soft tyres)
Changes: brake balance, front / rear brake duct blanking
1042 – 1058: Run 2, 10 laps (soft tyres)
Changes: front anti-roll bar
1114 – 1117: Run 3, 1 lap (soft tyres)
Changes: brake balance
1122 – 1135: Run 4, 8 laps (soft tyres)

FP2
1401 – 1414: Run 1, 8 laps (soft tyres)
Changes: front wing flap angle
1431 – 1439: Run 2, 4 laps (supersoft tyres)
Changes: front / rear brake duct blanking
1506 – 1535: Run 3, 19 laps (supersoft tyres)

Source: Caterham F1 Team

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One Comment
  1. Fascinating to see. Thanks for passing it along.

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