Ep39. F1 Engineer Richard Frith On Suspension Setup & Driver Feedback (part 2)

Welcome to part 2 of my talk with F1 vehicle dynamics engineer Richard Frith. In part 1 we discussed Richard’s early career, how to go testing and using data to improve your driving. In part 2 you’ll learn about how F1 teams developed great driver feedback, where that fits in their development priorities, how to use that to develop the best setup. We also discuss what to change on your setup for the wet. If you’ve not listened to part 1 yet, I suggest popping back and giving that a listen first. But if you’re all set with that then, grab a pen, grab a coffee, sit back and lets get back into what Richard had to say.

[1:50] How does the driver influence development?

[5:10] Where is the most lap time opportunity to be had on a race track?

[8:20] How to get the basics right

[11:48] Driving style and how it affects car setup

[14:10] Tips for getting great driver feedback

Links mentioned in the show:

– Learn more about Richard Frith here https://www.linkedin.com/in/richardhfrith/

– McLaren. One of the F1 teams Richard Frith has worked for: https://www.mclaren.com/racing/

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