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Silverstone circuit braking analysis


In red the old track line

 

Silverstone circuit main characteristics :

Length Km :

5.901 m

Number of laps:

52

Type of brakings:

light

Number of brakings:

9

Time spent under braking per lap :

8%

 

2011 – 2010  braking data comparison chart

  Kurve 2 Kurve 3 Kurve 6
Initial speed 2011  Km/h  :

245

276

295

Initial speed 2010  Km/h  :

245

310

291

Difference :

0

-34

4

Final speed 2011  Km/h :

220

110

123

Final speed 2010 Km/h :

210

237

143

Difference :

10

-127

-20

Stopping distance 2011 m :

14

87

87

Stopping distance 2010 m :

23

42

85

Difference : 

-9

45

2

Braking time 2011  sec :

0,22

1,77

1,63

Braking time 2010  sec :

0,36

0,56

1,49

Difference : 

-0,14

1,21

0,14

Maximum deceleration 2011 g :

3,97

4,65

5,11

Maximum deceleration 2010 g :

3,47

4,58

4,23

Difference : 

0,5

0,07

0,88

Maximum pedal load 2011 Kg :

102

121

132

Maximum pedal load 2010 Kg :

99

130

122

Difference : 

3

-9

10

Braking Power KW 2011 :

1305

1744

2042

Braking Power KW 2010 :

1160

1942

1692

Difference : 

145

-198

350

 

  Kurve 7 Kurve 8 Kurve 9
Initial speed 2011  Km/h  :

160

300

186

Initial speed 2010  Km/h  :

158

304

172

Difference :

2

-4

14

Final speed 2011  Km/h :

111

182

133

Final speed 2010 Km/h :

108

116

132

Difference :

3

66

1

Stopping distance 2011 m :

27

63

31

Stopping distance 2010 m :

29

108

27

Difference : 

-2

-45

4

Braking time 2011  sec :

0,72

0,96

0,71

Braking time 2010  sec :

0,81

2,01

0,64

Difference : 

-0,09

-1,05

0,07

Maximum deceleration 2011 g :

2,38

5,25

2,77

Maximum deceleration 2010 g :

2,12

4,47

2,32

Difference : 

0,26

0,78

0,45

Maximum pedal load 2011 Kg :

58

134

69

Maximum pedal load 2010 Kg :

58

129

62

Difference : 

0

5

7

Braking Power KW 2011 :

485

2134

672


 

 

Pirelli tyres , KERS , DRS and ban of  multiple deck diffusers are the main reasons for the significant differences observed in the chart above .

data source : Brembo

 

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