The revolutionary F1 car every team had to copy

Added on 16 Oct 2019

F1 Technical Analysis


There are times throughout F1 history where a car comes along that changes how designers think about their work forever. Giorgio Piola looks back at a car that did just that - the dominant Lotus 79. He also explains the importance of its predecessor the 78, and how rival teams quickly ended up doing a better job than Lotus with the ground effect philosophy Colin Chapman's outfit pioneered


ChannelF1 Updates
ProgramF1 Technical Analysis
Episode titleThe revolutionary F1 car every team had to copy
Episode number42
Date added16 October 2019
Original date17 October 2019
Run time2:42
Related racing seriesFormula 1

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