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I'm Matthew Somerfield, a freelance journalist focused on the technical elements of Formula One. It has been a pleasure to provide content via this site for the last 5 years, which has led me to several paid freelancing jobs along the way. I'm currently plying my trade with Motorsport.com and working alongside the legend that is Giorgio Piola.

This has seen the content here diminish as a result and I'd like that to change. In order to accomplish this I need your financial support, as I need to break free of the shackles of doing this part time. If you like the content I've been producing and want more of it I'd ask that if you can spare some change each month it'd go a long way towards transforming this site into the technical behemoth I know it can be.

As such I've set up a 'tip jar' over on Patreon and will continue to set goals and rewards based on our success - www.patreon.com/SomersF1

1 Jan 2014

This blog will be updated throughout the season with all of my technical articles relating to the RB10

VJM07 launch analysis
Bite Size Tech: VJM07 Y100 Winglet / 'Monkey Seat'
Bite Size Tech: VJM07 Horizontal Cockpit Vane replaces vertical sidepod vortex generators 

Chinese GP

Bite Size Tech: VJM07 Sidepod, Airflow Conditioners and leading edge floor modifications
Bite Size Tech: VJM07 New Diffuser and Y100 Winglet modifications
Bite Size Tech: VJM07 New Rear Wing

Austrian GP

Bite Size Tech: Singular Rear Wing support pylon (un-raced)
Bite Size Tech: Front Wing endplate amendment
Bite Size Tech: Brake Duct fin added
Bite Size Tech: New Nose
Bite Size Tech: New Turning Vanes
Bite Size Tech: New Sidepods and Cooling outlets 

German GP

Bite Size Tech: Snorkel-less engine cover

Belgian GP

Bite Size Tech: New Y100 winglet (Monkey Seat)

Singapore GP

Bite Size Tech: Front wing changes
Bite Size Tech: Diffuser and rear brake duct changes


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