F1 2020 China Grand Prix Wet Setup: Aerodynamics, Transmission & more!

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China is an incredibly wide track, and one that has seen plenty of wet weather in the past.

As such, a perfect setup is required to make sure that you maintain your competitiveness on track.

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So, let's go over this wet setup now and how you can put yourself on the top of that podium.

Table of Contents

Aerodynamics

We've gone with a slightly lower than normal aero setup, owing to high-speed, wide nature of the truck.

China Wet Aero

As such, we have front wing aero of 4 and a rear wing of 8.

This should keep the rear planted enough for you to keep that top speed high, as China is a fast track.

Transmission

Despite the long-sweeping corners of the track, there are still enough sharp hairpins to merit having a slightly altered transmission setup for the wet.

China Wet Trans
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As such, we have an on-throttle differential of 50% and an off-throttle diff of 65%.

This should help the car on corner entry and keep the car's traction in the long sweeping corners.

Suspension Geometry

For suspension geometry, we have a setup tailored to dealing with the high speed nature of many of the corners.

China Wet Sus Geo

As such, we have a front camber setup of -2.70 and a rear camber setup of -1.10 degrees.

For toe, we have front toe of 0.06 degrees and also rear toe of 0.29 degrees.

Suspension

The trend of softer setups and a higher than normal ride height continues. We kick off this setup with 1 on the front and 4 on the rear.

China Wet Sus

Our anti-roll bars are set at 4 on the front and 7 on the rear.

Finally, our ride height values are set at 7 on the front and 8 on the rear.

Brakes

For brake pressure, we once again have to manage lockups whilst maintaining braking performance.

China Wet Brakes
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So, we have brake pressure of 90% and a front brake bias of 52%.

Tyres

Finally, our tyre pressures are set slightly lower to provide as much grip as possible.

China Wet Tyres

This means we have 22.2psi on both front tyres and 19.9psi for the rear tyres.