How high performance computing could make Marussia F1 champion


Trackside IT gets their hands on an F1 wheel

Source:  Jennifer Scott

The supercomputer power and  partnership CSC may sound expensive. However, it still ensures the testing phase for the car when it comes to aerodynamics is significantly cheaper than rival F1 teams, allowing Marussia to save money whilst still having a hugely competitive car.

“It is not just cheaper, but also quicker,” added Symonds. “Rather than a seven week run in a wind tunnel, with CFD… it is 18 hours for a normal run.”

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