WIND TUNNEL TESTING

SPIRE GT3 BIKESPORT - PICTURE COURTESY OF SIMON MCBEATH/RACECAR ENGINEERING

WIND TUNNEL ANALYSIS

                                                                    

£950.-  (no VAT)

+£750/hr WInd Tunnel Hire Charge (MIRA 2017)

                                                                                     

What type of people use this service?

 

  • Owner Drivers looking to optimise their existing aero package and generate accurate values for chassis set-up  
  • Professional Teams optimising their existing aero package or trialling new components to gain accurate values
  • Vehicle Designers optimising their existing aero package and generating accurate values for chassis set-up

 

What do you get?

 

  • 1 Day workshop visit to prepare car and components prior to Wind Tunnel session
  • PDF printable notes highlighting required components and Test Schedule
  • 1 Day Wind Tunnel Support
  • PDF printable notes summarising findings and direction for potential improvements
  • 1 Day Track Support  
  • 1yr phone support covering what was discussed in the notes

 

What is usually covered in a day of Track Testing and Support? 

 

  • Wind Tunnel Testing schedule
  • Component list for testing
  • Mechanical support throughout the test days
  • Aerodynamic Flow-Vis tests
  • Solving aerodynamic imbalance
  • Optimising Downforce and Drag 
  • Analysing cooling flow issues with brakes, radiators, oil coolers, heated surfaces and cockpit
  • Advice on future areas of improvement

 

How long does it take?

 

  • WIND TUNNEL ANALYSIS is usually completed within one week subject to availability at the relevant tunnel