1. Calibre11

    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Feb 15, 2018

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    Time to see what the new F1 season holds, with all teams launching over the next couple of weeks.

    2018 Haas VF-18
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  2. Calibre11

    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Feb 15, 2018

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    First shot of the Williams FW41 being launched right now
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  3. MRC

    MRC Feb 15, 2018

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    The halos don't look as bad as I was expecting.
     
  4. Pitfitter446

    Pitfitter446 Feb 15, 2018

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    I think it was the 2018 indycar that I saw pictures of that looked so smooth and neat, no fiddly/ugly aero fittings, so much better too look at.
     
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    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Feb 19, 2018

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  7. erich77

    erich77 Feb 19, 2018

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    love the new RB colors
     
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  8. Hubert

    Hubert Feb 19, 2018

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    I like them too, but I think the older ones were easier to spot, especially from a distance.
     
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  9. Mr_Orange

    Mr_Orange Feb 19, 2018

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    That must be some serious sponsorship to get headline naming rights!!
     
  10. Calibre11

    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Feb 20, 2018

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    The Alfa Romeo Sauber C37
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    Hubert Feb 20, 2018

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  12. Badge1878

    Badge1878 Feb 20, 2018

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    The livery looks smart but it’s in a Matt finish which suggests it’s not the final design – i’m no expert and could be wrong of course - but be interesting to see what the RB looks like in Australia in a few weeks.
     
  13. MRC

    MRC Feb 20, 2018

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    According to Jack Phillips of MotorSport magazine it is a "pre-season" livery, so it's expected to change. Perhaps it is a disruptive pattern so the actual details of wings etc are hard for the opposition to see?
    https://www.motorsportmagazine.com/opinion/f1/red-bull-reveals-2018-rb14

    Also interesting is Mark Hughes' description of the reasons for Red Bull's early season performance problems last year.
    https://www.motorsportmagazine.com/opinion/f1/red-bull-rb14-calculated-departure


    Didja know that most of the classic JPS Lotuses were not black and gold? The gold was not used for long -- it did not show up well on television so was replaced with yellow.
     
  14. Calibre11

    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Feb 20, 2018

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  15. imagwai

    imagwai Feb 20, 2018

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    That Renault's a bit dull. Like the RB and especially the Alfa. Always liked the Williams Martini livery too.
     
  16. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Feb 20, 2018

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    It was matt finish last season (it's more aerodynamic apparently), ten to one the 2018 paint job will be pretty much the same as the 2017 one.
     
  17. Calibre11

    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Feb 20, 2018

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    The Red Bull won't be final- remember, they used this as their launch livery last year
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  18. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Feb 20, 2018

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    That's right, Horner said 'this isn't the race livery but the race livery will be pretty exciting'... and it looked pretty much like the one the year before, and the one the year before that, and the one the year before that.

    The halo on the Red Bull looks awful from head on.
     
  19. chester1010

    chester1010 Feb 21, 2018

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    That Sauber looks really good. I prefer the Reanault liveries with more yellow than black.

    The Halo looks bad from all angles. This is what I think about now when looking at those cars:[​IMG]
     
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  20. imagwai

    imagwai Feb 22, 2018

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