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Then, the 72 became outdated, while successor models, such as the Lotus 76 were disappointing. Chapman was also successful at Indianapolis with the Lotus 29, almost winning the at its first attempt in with Clark at the wheel. The race marked the beginning of the end for the old front-engined Indianapolis roadsters. Clark was leading when he retired from the event with suspension failure, but in , he won the biggest prize in US racing driving his Lotus 38 and winning by a lap; it was the first mid-engined car to win the Indianapolis Many of Chapman's successes came from innovation.

The Lotus 25 was the first monocoque chassis in F1, the 49 was the first car of note to use the engine as a stressed member, the Lotus 56 Indycar was powered by a gas turbine engine and was fitted with four-wheel drive , the Lotus 63 was the first mid-engined F1 car to race with four-wheel drive, and the 72 broke new ground in aerodynamics. Chapman was also an innovator as a team boss. For , the FIA decided to permit sponsorship after the withdrawal of support from automobile-related firms, such as BP, Shell and Firestone.

Team Lotus as a constructor was first to achieve 50 Grand Prix victories. Ferrari was the second to do so, having won their first Formula One race in , seven years before the first Lotus F1 car.

In the mid-to-late s, Lotus experienced a resurgence with Mario Andretti joining the team. This came about the morning after the U. Bob Evans did not qualify his Lotus and Gunnar Nilsson, in the other Lotus 77 , qualified 8th only to fall out with suspension failure before completing a lap.

Chapman and Andretti ran into each other in a hotel coffee shop the morning after the race, and decided to join forces. Andretti's development expertise helped give new life to the then-moribund Lotus Engineers began to investigate aerodynamic ground effects. Lotus attempted to take ground effects further with the Lotus 80 and Lotus The team developed an all- carbon-fibre car, the Lotus 88, in The 88 was banned from racing for its 'twin chassis' technology where the driver had separate suspension from the aerodynamic parts of the car.

Chapman was beginning work on an active suspension development programme when he died of a heart attack in December at the age of After Chapman's death, the racing team was continued by his widow, Hazel, and managed by Peter Warr , [3] but a series of F1 designs proved unsuccessful.

A switch to Goodyear tyres in enabled Elio de Angelis to finish third in the World Championship, despite the fact that the Italian did not win a race. The Team also finished in 3rd place in the Constructors' Championship. Ayrton Senna 's Lotus 99T on display in When Nigel Mansell departed at the end of the year the team hired Ayrton Senna.

The team, although it had now won three races instead of nil, lost 3rd in the Constructors' Championship to Williams who beat them on countback with 4 wins. Senna scored eight pole positions, with two wins Spain and Detroit in driving the evolutionary Lotus 98T.

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Lotus regained 3rd in the Constructors' Championship, passing Ferrari. Senna's skills attracted the attention of the Honda Motor Company and when Lotus agreed to run Satoru Nakajima as its second driver a deal for engines was agreed. The Ducarouge-designed 99T featured active suspension , but Senna was able to win just twice: at Monaco and Detroit, with the Team again finishing 3rd in the Constructors' Championship, like the previous year behind British rivals Williams and McLaren, but ahead of Ferrari.

Both Piquet and Nakajima failed to make any impressions in terms of fighting for victories. However the team still managed to finish 4th in the Constructors' Championship.

In motorsport there is a high propensity for this indirect divergence to occur where small performance margins and complicated interconnected systems exist. In the technical regulations, two equi-performing power-train solutions were permitted; either 3.

This is an example of discrete-parametric regulation. Box 2: Parametric Regulation In the geometric regulatory framework 2. In parametric regulation, the regulator acts to constrain designers to a particular contour on the performance surface.

The entire design space is left open, but the performance of the particular system is defined. Thus the design space is not only bigger, but in ideality the number of performance optima is zero and hence the incentive for design convergence on purely performance grounds is removed. New innovation is cheaper and safer to achieve by copying the work of another team rather than introduce a new concept.

The speed of this convergence can be analysed however, and choosing a framework which maximises the convergence time constant made part of the regulation development aims. This time constant is highly dependent on the nature of the innovation itself; what are the system level impacts of introducing a particular innovation? It is not obvious that there should be any relationship between the speed of design convergence, and the mechanism in which the innovation occurred.

The concept of a time constant is introduced. This characterises the rate of conver- gence discussed in the data analysis, and the relationship follows a characteristic shown below Figure 7: Design and performance development following a new innovation The form of the innovation causing divergence affects the properties of this characteristic curve.

Innovations which are difficult for other participants to discover or significantly impact the design at a systems level cause a larger lag between first adoption and follower adoption. Innovations which require a lot of development act to increase the time constant of design convergence.

Easy to spot, Toyota not difficult to alter an existing design. F-Duct by Reduces drag by stalling the rear wing. Very 14 weeks McLaren visible, difficult to implement. W-Duct by Reduces drag by stalling the front wing. In particular the concept of competitiveness is considered requirement 2. It is the quantity performance divergence which alters the competitiveness of the grid.

Two forms of performance divergence are defined: Performance differentials in the midfield are large enough to allow overtaking but are inconsistent, preventing predictable results.

The differential between the top car and the rest increases, resulting in single team dominance. The Evidence 5. A number of questions were posed regarding both the design divergence and the performance divergence: Can a causal link be concluded?

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For this reason the approach was taken in considering the patchwork of evidence from different data sets and different forms of analysis in order to support conclusions. Performance variation, top 9 normalised for different tracks and conditions. Average Delta.

Direct measure of performance divergence, but not normalised for different tracks. Standard Deviation. Non-normalised form of the CoV. Measure of absolute performance spread.

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Weighted less heavily to extreme ends of the sample compared to CoV, so a more balanced view of the spread. Raw data investigated graphically, and CoV calculated for each parameter.

In order to support the development of the proposed regulations to meet requirement 2, past experience of regulation impact on competitiveness was investigated. Long-run inter-season race and qualifying data, for individual circuits were analysed as described above.

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Two examples are shown overleaf. In fig. This suggests good-type performance divergence, the performance differentials exist in the mid-field, and the season is not subjected to single-team dominance.

To investigate this further a competitiveness analysis is then performed. Normalised number of finshers at each position 0. Number of different drivers finishing in each position.


The competitiveness metric used here is the number of different race finishers in each position 1,2,3,4 over the season, normalised to the number of races and entrants in the season. The data in fig. The performance divergence described here coincides with the turbo era solutions discussed in 5. It is proposed that by restricting innovation, development focuses on making what already exists more reliable.

This may have a negative effect on the entertainment of the race as one element of suspense is removed ie. Data from were used in this investigation. Only weight and rear track length are included in this report, analysis of the other parameters drew similar conclusions and evidence of this can be found in the electronic log.

Divergence in car weights for 11 teams over 40 seasons. Coefficient of variance blue and number of data points red. Absolute car mass by team. Similarly in a spike in diversity is observed, as teams struggle to produce a strong enough chassis to meet the regulations, and still minimize weight. The regulations which make it easier to maintain performance e. Similar conclusions were drawn when considering the rear track legnth data. Divergence in rear track lengths for 11 teams over 40 seasons.

In the pedal box regulations effect the front geometry, and to compensate the rear geometry and therefore track are redesigned. It is characterised by transient diversity as teams scramble to create a competitive car in the new design space permitted, before convergence to the optimal solution. Those regulation changes where the new optimum is easy to attain, show no signs of improving design divergence. Three variants of design transition caused by the regulation step changes are observed; 1.

Convergent transition: An FIA imposed constraint means during the transition all cars fit exactly to the regulation, e.

Direct divergent transition: Either a technology or regulation change incentivises the designer to explore new areas, e. Indirect divergent transition: A constraint in one area of the car means that when other parameters are changed to compensate, the choices lead to design divergency. Performance divergence was investigated in response to the desire of the spectators for increased competitiveness requirement 2.

The investigations showed an increase in the competitiveness of the championship during the s. This period coincided with the discrete parametric regulation: These regulations therefore brought about both design divergence and competitive, exciting racing. This is self-evident, greater expense is accrued if a competitor must explore a larger array of design trajectories to find the competitive optimum.

The objective therefore is to consider how the regulation can be formed in such a way that this effect is balanced by creating a cost efficient environment in which to innovate. The report proposed 3 solutions to remove the desire to spend; 1. Making a random element play a dominant role. Making driver role more significant. Encouraging nose-to-tail racing was proposed. Performance handicapping.

A final two proposals to remove the desire to spend are proposed by the author; 4. Limit the time available to spend. The method is based on the assumption that the rate of spend is a limited quantity, and teams find it difficult to alter this in response to regulation changes ie.

Homologation coupled with volatile regulation.

This mechanism can be used as the limit on time-to-spend in the application of the method above. Examples of the mechanisms required to achieved this exist both inside and outside F1, and the evidence for their existence has been discussed. The work now focuses on how these concepts can be com- bined to generate proposal regulations to meet the specification. Two such proposals are made. Open Regulations, Performance Balancing Inspired by the example of GT3, the technical restriction is greatly relaxed, allowing a large number of competing designs to enter and performance balancing techniques are then used 8 There is feeling within F1 that teams engage in practices not in keeping with the spirit of the current direct budget caps- because they are able to.

The focus therefore switches to the performance of the driver rather than the car, and the manufacturer focuses on producing innovative technologies as part of winning the brand competition, as is the incentive for teams to enter the GT championship. Discrete Parametric Regulation, Time Constrained Cash Spend A variant of the success of the regulatory approach of the s is proposed.

A number of different concepts are permitted by the FIA at the end of a particular season.

These concepts should have equal performance characteristics, promoting diversity in the adoption. To prevent teams from trying to investigate every possible solution and picking the optimum, the cars are homologated at a certain point in the year e. This prevents excessive expenditure, and providing the development time is made shorter than the time constant of convergence, it could also create a very diverse field. Proposal 1 8. Defining how the current regulations change in order to permit and encourage a greater diversity of design.

Investigating FIA-type performance balancing. Developing new performance balancing techniques.

In order to achieve a much finer balance in performance, new techniques are then developed and compared to the FIA control. Discussion of outcomes. Following the results of the performance balancing investigations, conclusions are drawn as to the viability of its introduction into F1.

The RaceSim simulator package is used to simulate and investigate these effects. The algorithm RaceSim uses is discussed in the appendix.

Thus power-train and bodywork regulations are therefore two areas most suitable for opening up. Developing a Field of Cars In order to balance the performance of a field of cars, a realistic set with differing performances is first required. Insufficient data was available to model the car parameters completely, so a combination of the available data, some applied randomness, and vehicle dynamics theory was used.

In developing this set of cars, it was important to recognise that changing one car parameter would have knock on implications for other parameters of the car. In order to analyse these relationships a study of race car design and setup was performed, and a model was created in Analytica.

An influence diagram illustrating the dependencies was then created, which highlighted the difficulty in simulating a field of cars with so many coupled degrees of freedom.

Figure Generic influence diagram for race car design. Vehicle Dynamics, Orange: Performance Parameters, Yellow: Selection of parameters for the simple model was based around the race car sensitivity to this parameter, and the likelihood that a parameter would vary between cars on the grid.

A first-order model to simulate car-setup optimisation was created. The advantage of including the 15 DoF model into the simulation work is two-fold opposed to only, say, varying mass and power between different cars ; 1. To prevent unrealistic cars being created. It is unrealistic, for instance, to have two cars of vastly different mass to be running the same set of springs. The model adjusts the springs to fit the mass.

The variation in car setup gives rise to a complex set of nth order performance responses, which are difficult to predict otherwise. The car parameters were generated in serial using a Matlab script, using the process shown below: The bounds on the randomiser are defined by known data. Simplified influence diagram showing 15 DoF model 2. Following the dependencies in the influence diagram, the first order predictions of the optimum values of the dependent parameters are calculated.

In order to generate a range in overall performance, an additional randomness is included after determining the optimum value for each parameter. This approach is cascaded through the remaining dependencies in the influence diagram. Using a combination of optimisation and randomisation a set of cars is developed where there exists an overall trend in performance but, at an individual system level, there is in addi- tional variation caused by the additional randomness after the optimum parameter value had been calculated.

The cars modeled were based on GT3 design data, since the regulation is intended to result in GT3 style design divergence in F1. The relationships used in car modeling are described below; 1. Power is randomized independently. A correlation between engine capacity and engine power was analyzed from the real data.

Spring rates are related to sprung mass msm , the ride frequency fr and the motion ratio MR [25]. There is no available data on this, so a conservative estimate was taken. It is split into two phases; 1. Speed Normalisation. In phase 1 the vmax sensitivity to power is investigated for the fastest car. Once a relationship is determined all cars are fitted to the same function so vmax can be normalised for each car by modulating power.

Lap Time Normalisation. In phase 2 the lap-time sensitivity to car weight is investigated for the fastest car, and using the derived relations all cars are fitted to these functions to normalize Lap Time LT and vmax. The form the power sensitivity vmax vs power takes was derived from theory in order choose the appropriate regression equation. Three forms were found, dependent on the boundary conditions used: Power limited vmax.

In this instance the car reaches or is close to a terminal velocity along the straight. Rev limited vmax. Distance limited vmax. This scenario results in a vmax being reached because there is not enough straight track for either of the other two constraints to be come active.

A preliminary run was performed, it was confirmed that the cars experienced distance limited vmax. The acceleration was not close to zero which would indicate power limited vmax nor were the revs reaching the 10k limiter. Thus the chosen fit for the power vmax relationship is a cubic, yielding the following regression; 1. Simulation results from team 1 showing vmax sensitivity A large number of significant figures is needed to fit the regression.

It was found that the problem is ill conditioned, and rounding errors in certain coefficients can overwhelm the magnitude of other terms.

An equivalent power factor is calculated from the values of vmax and the relationship derived. This equivalent power is the power a car would have, if it were otherwise identical to the fastest car and have the same vmax result. The power adjustment required to converge vmax for each team to the slowest car is then calculated from this the required power factor.

The weight sensitivities were measured for team 1 as with power, and show an excellent linear fit. It can be seen that the weight modulation will also cause a change in vmax in fact m appeared in the final derivation of vmax , distorting the already normalised set of velocities.

PF PF Req. Team 1 Team 9 Selected results of first analysis predicting power adjustments required to normalise vmax Vmax kph Vmax kph Figure Before left and after right vmax for each car in the field The real world application of this method would require a degree of intuition and iteration.

In this work vmax and lap time are minimised together using the solver functionality in excel. The amount of ballast ie. Formally, the problem is cast as an optimisation exercise. The objective function consists of the standard deviations of both lap time and vmax, predicted by the empirically derived relationships with power and mass, normalised to their respective averages to give equal weighting. Ea calculation for. Edible oil spread is a spreadable food composed of edible oils.

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