Mercedes makes major changes with its 2020 F1 car - W11 technical analysis

Mercedes has made significant changes to its 2020 F1 car in its bid to win a seventh consecutive world championship double. Despite this being the final year of the current rules cycle, the team has identified three key areas it could make fundamental changes to, as it bids to fend off the emerging threats from Ferrari and Red Bull. In this video we explain the changes Mercedes has made to make sure it “doesn’t run out of development steam”, as well as looking at the smaller tweaks it has made with this year’s W11.
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GARY ANDERSON’S VERDICT ON MERCEDES’ MAJOR CHANGES
the-race.com/formula-1/gary-andersons-verdict-on-the-2020-mercedes/
MERCEDES' HUGE EFFORT TO FIX COOLING ISSUES
the-race.com/formula-1/mercedes-major-effort-to-fix-cooling-weakness/
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  • Does anyone else think it’s kind of darkly funny that the manufacturer famous for their car going into the crowd at Le Mans in 1955 has a car with a sponsor for a company named Crowdstrike now?

    Connor ReynoldsConnor ReynoldsMuaj më parë
  • Can fia set the rules special for mercedes??all the team can upgrade any package at mid season but mercedes r the only team not allowed to upgrade any package for any race??

    richard toyohondarichard toyohondaMuaj më parë
  • "complexity in the front suspension" = DAS = championship #7

    Justin LariviereJustin LariviereMuaj më parë
  • Lewis wants more diversity in F1 so I say we start with VB taking the 2020 WDC title - there Lewis, happy now?

    A PageA PageMuaj më parë
  • No DASS? Oh ... forgot to look at the onboard camera! Damn!

    Pumkin EaterPumkin EaterMuaj më parë
  • It's F1 management's job to throw Mercedes a curve ball and they are not doing that since the inception of the turbo-hybrid era. They have allowed Mercedes to stay in a comfortable position and dominate. In years past they have always threw a curve ball once a team began to dominate the series as they did with Ferrari around 2005, and as they did with McLaren in the early 90s. Please give us some excitement F1, and make drastic changes to the cars and power units not small changes just so that you can say you made a change!

    Sam SmithSam SmithMuaj më parë
  • *Steering wheel intensifies*

    Alper TEZCANAlper TEZCANMuaj më parë
  • And then DAS happened and that was the 2020 season wrapped up. See you next year for another exciting F1 season in 2021

    Johan EngbergJohan EngbergMuaj më parë
  • STEERING WHEEL

    SharppyySharppyyMuaj më parë
  • <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="213">3:33</a> - "Spoon shaped nose design". I guess that's one thing you could compare it to, although I might choose a different comparison.

    Hunter PhotographicHunter PhotographicMuaj më parë
  • I like the new Ineos sponsor on the intake. To me it looks like Niki's red cap

    Trevor QuintonTrevor QuintonMuaj më parë
  • Go champ for 2020 stil 44💪

    Mohamed AliMohamed AliMuaj më parë
  • Great insight into the new car package 👍🏼

    Jay Sysum a.k.a Rat Master 3Jay Sysum a.k.a Rat Master 3Muaj më parë
  • Mercedes has never lied about their car before

    Z ColemanZ ColemanMuaj më parë
  • Trust me, what you are seeing will not be what you will see come Melbourne.

    DRS_ auDRS_ auMuaj më parë
  • Lmao!! Mercedes hold UP your catch up with us close the gap 🤔 .. hear hold my drink while we bring a totally new car leave you guys scratching your heads 🤣

    Sam DavidSam DavidMuaj më parë
  • GO HAMILTON!!

    Michael DoyleMichael DoyleMuaj më parë
  • Ugh.

    Captain DallasCaptain DallasMuaj më parë
  • If either championship comes down to the last race in 2020, i will be very surprised... Mercedes is not known for making many mistakes, so unless at least one other team finally gets their act together, 2020 is probably going to be just as boring as 2018 and 2019. And i can't really fault Mercedes for it, of course they want to win everything they can possibly win, it's just terrible for any sport when one competitor dominates everything for a number of years...

    CrimePhoenix 27CrimePhoenix 27Muaj më parë
    • CrimePhoenix 27 not sure the new rules will achieve much. This year teams will get a chance to build on what was good about their 2019 car & improve on the parts that didn’t work , so we should see some close racing. Next year it’s back to square one & any advantage gained this year Will prove negligible. Will the new rules stop Mercedes winning is anyone’s guess.

      The KitOwlThe KitOwlMuaj më parë
    • @The KitOwl I'm just saying what i feel would be the ideal world. It's not the world we have however, so i just gotta suck it up and hope that 2021 mixes it up a bit with the new rules

      CrimePhoenix 27CrimePhoenix 27Muaj më parë
    • CrimePhoenix 27 sounds like you need to watch a controlled sport where everyone gets to be WC every two years.

      The KitOwlThe KitOwlMuaj më parë
    • @The KitOwl It's not even a Mercedes thing to be honest. I don't like it when ANY team or driver start winning everything for more than a few years. I don't have an actual team or driver i support, i just want the championship to be close and hopefully alternating between drivers and teams, regardless of who is winning... I didn't like Schumacher and Ferrari when they won everything from 2000 to 2004. I didn't like Vettel and Red Bull when they swept 2010 to 2013, and now it's Hamilton and Mercedes who swept everything from 2014 to (likely) 2020 at least!

      CrimePhoenix 27CrimePhoenix 27Muaj më parë
    • CrimePhoenix 27 obviously not a Mercedes fan then .

      The KitOwlThe KitOwlMuaj më parë
  • Dear God...this chassis is so much more advanced than The Ferrari’s 😱😰

    ZidaneHenryFranceZidaneHenryFranceMuaj më parë
  • The analysis from this channel actually makes sense. Most F1 analyst on youtube and TV are just a bunch of commentators who know how to BS.

    James BJames BMuaj më parë
  • So which mean another boring season for F1 fans once again

    MrHoticecubesMrHoticecubesMuaj më parë
  • They literally have one of the highest budget and best team what else are we suppose to expect ?!!

    Omid HeidariOmid HeidariMuaj më parë
  • What does W11 stand for?

    Nkosnathi MngadiNkosnathi MngadiMuaj më parë
  • Headline is factually incorrect...The W11 is a updated version of last years car!

    Robert PitcherRobert PitcherMuaj më parë
  • Im much more excited in 2021 f1 design

    CarloCarloMuaj më parë
  • The benchmark

    MoosMoosMuaj më parë
  • lol so ugly bits everywhere.

    Aaron VannistelrooyAaron VannistelrooyMuaj më parë
  • Mercedes knows full well this is what they've had in the locker for years they've been so far ahead of everyone they've now in the last season with theses regulations have made the perfect car. Hamilton will blitz this season and ferrari red bull Mclaren will give up after 6 races and concentrate on 2021. This season is a dud already

    Michael DrewMichael DrewMuaj më parë
    • ugh, mercedes 1-2 season, all over again

      L HL HMuaj më parë
  • <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="77">1:17</a> you swapped the car images :P

    Andrea DisaròAndrea DisaròMuaj më parë
  • I really can't wait for this season to start. Along with the nice weather.

    Matt768Matt768Muaj më parë
    • There's always excitement and hype during testing. Then after Melbourne, literally EVERYONE who was psyched is bitching about how boring F1 is.

      sultanabran1sultanabran1Muaj më parë
  • Stunning

    Philip CarthyPhilip CarthyMuaj më parë
  • None of those are "major".. significant is maybe closer but it is an iteration, an evolution. Nothing major changed, it is more refined.

    SquidCapsSquidCapsMuaj më parë
  • Think you've got you comparisons mess up bud? side by side at <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="70">1:10</a> shows the 2020 car as the 2019 car. Then at <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="79">1:19</a> you show the full 2020 car (labeled as 2019 in your comparison) talking about the new side pods.....

    Rids2k6Rids2k6Muaj më parë
  • Why have I never heard of this channel !!

    Le Premier PierreLe Premier PierreMuaj më parë
  • Absolutely perfect video. Straight to the point and good production all round.

    Ali KhadourAli KhadourMuaj më parë
  • Could you please make a video on alphaturi AT01?

    Aafif SabuAafif SabuMuaj më parë
  • Look like all the others teams have the same nose designs and Mercedes on his own😏

    Serges MassomaSerges MassomaMuaj më parë
    • And that pink W10 that is called “racing point” 😂

      floirac hugofloirac hugoMuaj më parë
    • Look at the Renault

      Mihnea MantaMihnea MantaMuaj më parë
  • American here. I just got into F1 racing.. the cars awesome!

    Hey GUY!Hey GUY!Muaj më parë
  • 2017, 2018! were not dominant years! 2014-2016 were dominant!

    Natural HealingNatural HealingMuaj më parë
  • Anyone else smell that lucky 7 coming to Mercedes in 2020?

    James Almeida-StilleJames Almeida-StilleMuaj më parë
    • No

      MrCatsEyesMrCatsEyesMuaj më parë
    • at this rate, I smell 10+

      Javad KassariJavad KassariMuaj më parë
    • Hope not

      Stephan StrydomStephan StrydomMuaj më parë
    • lucky 7? but yes, bcus ferrari sticked with the same front wing design and added other aero, dont think its gonna work out for them.

      MichaelMichaelMuaj më parë
  • You guys say they've kept their front wing concept from 2019, but I see major differences on the 2020 wing. The endfences are clearly providing more outwash in 2020, and the wing comes up on the outside of the wing on the underside, making me think Mercedes is kinda pushing toward the Ferrari wing concept, but with a different geometry (basically funneling more outwash under the wing than over it)

    M CM CMuaj më parë
  • 7 for 7 in 2020!

    72defender72defenderMuaj më parë
  • I can’t tell the difference

    NASCAR FanNASCAR FanMuaj më parë
  • <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="71">1:11</a> 2019 2020 okay

    BMWBMWMuaj më parë
  • If it ain't broken there is no need to fix it

    Leroy RayLeroy RayMuaj më parë
    • They made it better!

      LeBeautifulLeBeautifulMuaj më parë
    • Not when regulations changes, and especially when other teams are developing their machines to be faster than the previous year..!

      COMBS AFCCOMBS AFCMuaj më parë
    • Cooling was a pretty bad issue with the 2019 model though.

      Moura - -Moura - -Muaj më parë
  • But the problem will be the tyres and the weather temperature the last 5 years there have not cured this problem which affects there car performance,maybe making changes to the wishbone design may change how the tyres reaction on the car in corners.

    anfeild8anfeild8Muaj më parë
  • Looks fantastic.

    Daniel EngelDaniel EngelMuaj më parë
  • Great technical insight. Thank you for the video.

    Leo ArcLeo ArcMuaj më parë
  • Its gonna be a quicker car this year!!!

    Gari VelezGari VelezMuaj më parë
  • You have to have a PhD in fluid dynamics to under the aero that does into this stuff

    Conner KellyConner KellyMuaj më parë
  • This is the most sexiest F1 car ever seen in my life.

    Keith GivensKeith GivensMuaj më parë
    • I think it's sexy too.

      Grey FloraGrey FloraMuaj më parë
    • Lol I know but in the regulations they push the envelope to the Limit. Probably look at the video 50 times over.

      Keith GivensKeith GivensMuaj më parë
    • Seriously? You call these cars sexy? F1 Cars kept getting more ugly every year since 2006...sure - these cars are not as ugly as the extremely ugly cars of 2010-2013, but the are still no beautyies with all this crap in front of the sidepods and these ugly shovels which are called Front Wings today...not to talk of these ugly noses(still better than the 2010-13 noses of course, but still ugly)not to compare to the extremely wonderfull cars of 2002-2005...these ones were REALLY sexy. These were the sexiest F1 cars ever.

      Michaela StockbauerMichaela StockbauerMuaj më parë
  • i love that purple helmet. oh my

    Kuma FlamewarKuma FlamewarMuaj më parë
  • They didnt say they will run the engine hotter they will run the coolant hotter which creates a bigger delta to ambient, increasing cooling efficiency.

    schneebzzZschneebzzZMuaj më parë
  • Looks good enough to bring in the title

    Geert MatthysGeert MatthysMuaj më parë
  • Maybe I have to buy a Mercedes to finally become a Mercedes f1 fan. Would make things easier

    Dan StrDan StrMuaj më parë
  • Any specs on the sandbags?

    kaizer5lockkaizer5lockMuaj më parë
    • @gerard laide great call! how did you find that out?

      Kev AllenKev AllenMuaj më parë
    • you should get deeper into the topice before blush@ting )

      Алекс НиковАлекс НиковMuaj më parë
    • upgraded to grains of lead

      MegatronMegatronMuaj më parë
    • They have a variable control release valve on the steering wheel

      gerard laidegerard laideMuaj më parë
    • I heard they are filled with the tears of the haters, which is the most heavy element on the F1 world right now.

      Curious CatCurious CatMuaj më parë
  • No aarava so guess this will do. RIP 😔

    Jose' SammutJose' SammutMuaj më parë
    • Coming Tommy. Cant wait

      Joseph TatendaJoseph TatendaMuaj më parë
    • Hope YT sort his channel out ASAP 🤞

      THE RACETHE RACEMuaj më parë
  • This car is crazy, might as well give Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton both trophies now.

    Roberto ArkenburgRoberto ArkenburgMuaj më parë
    • Yeh with that Das system I think merc are going to destroy 2020 , and I'm a mclaren guy

      MrCatsEyesMrCatsEyesMuaj më parë
    • @Matt768 Das much?

      MrCatsEyesMrCatsEyesMuaj më parë
    • @Genie Sourcing Ferrari might have a decent vehicle package and decent drivers - but they have (it appears ) an issue of promoting race track personnel because of status and nepotism, rather than their skill alone. They have issues with really dumb decisions or lapses, on race day.

      L HL HMuaj më parë
    • Genie Sourcing - Videos them or Red Bull, would be interesting to see the Top 3 battle it out seriously again

      ShadoPulseShadoPulseMuaj më parë
    • Might aswell yea because ferrari will only cheat to try get on top.... Again.

      Matt768Matt768Muaj më parë
  • There will be no three way fight IMO. It will be another Mercedes steamroller. I bet anyone that's the way it will pan out. Come back to this in November!

    J TJ TMuaj më parë
    • ​@Adithya Naren If you look at the first races and last race of last year, Mercedes had a clear advantage. The rules are carry over, so whoever had an advantage - Mercedes - started the winter break with it and will go through the off season with the others playing catch up. I would estimate, based on their run of success since 2014, that with the money and resources they have, and with the operation as slick as it is, they will build on the strengths they had last year and dial out the weaknesses, keeping them ahead of the opposition.

      J TJ TMuaj më parë
    • Okay. But why do you think so? Aren't other teams close enough to narrow the gap and take the title fight to mercedes? Or is it just by looking at this car you feel they will win it

      Adithya NarenAdithya NarenMuaj më parë
  • The best analysis and comparison channel 😎

    NKNKMuaj më parë
  • Hamilton will have a 7th title by mid season probably. Bring on 2021, lol.

    J TJ TMuaj më parë
    • @chase speer Over 100 times should do it ;)

      J TJ TMuaj më parë
    • @J T I sure hope so. You can only see the same guy win so many times before it starts to get a bit stale

      chase speerchase speerMuaj më parë
    • @chase speer My guess is F1 2021 will be different, but that is merely a guess.

      J TJ TMuaj më parë
    • Sad thing is at this point, I don't see any reason why 2021 wont be any different with Mercedes winning comfortably. The Mercedes team has been nailing regulation changes even before they were Mercedes going all the way back to Brawn GP

      chase speerchase speerMuaj më parë
    • Ha, a AL-projectsr after my own heart!

      SooperFlyeSooperFlyeMuaj më parë
  • Looks like a winner to me !!!

    GSAGSAMuaj më parë
  • <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="72">1:12</a> yes, we know! 🙄

    THE RACETHE RACEMuaj më parë
  • During testing in Barcelona you will see the actual mercedes with upgrades and lot more an even other top teams

    Russel FernandesRussel FernandesMuaj më parë
  • <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="73">1:13</a> FAIL

    JOHN_FrJOHN_FrMuaj më parë
    • D'oh! Good spot 👌🎬

      THE RACETHE RACEMuaj më parë
  • It's not red, it's burgundy! DUUUH

    Ewok FromEndorEwok FromEndorMuaj më parë
  • Toto Wolff stated in his interview that they had a bit of issue with cooling on W10, which W11 is trying to address.

    BigFireBigFireMuaj më parë
    • That's right. Mercedes were pretty vulnerable at the hotter races last year. Their engine department has worked on the fluids they use in the engine to enable it to run at higher temperatures with the W11

      THE RACETHE RACEMuaj më parë
  • Correction fellas at <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="72">1:12</a> Front wing comparison image is incorrect. The one on the left is 2020 and the one on the right is 2019. You guys have that reversed. Pls take care Cracking analysis . Love this new page. And Gary Anderson is a gem ❤️

    Varun NiranjanVarun NiranjanMuaj më parë
    • @THE RACE lol 😂

      Varun NiranjanVarun NiranjanMuaj më parë
    • Make sure you’re subbed so you don’t miss those vids (with no errors!😉)

      THE RACETHE RACEMuaj më parë
    • @THE RACE No problem. I understand. Much needed 2 day break for u guys before another double launch on Monday. My fav Racing Point and the hopefully improved Williams 🙃

      Varun NiranjanVarun NiranjanMuaj më parë
    • Thanks for pointing this out - oops! The slog of F1 launch week has finally got the better of us. Sorry!

      THE RACETHE RACEMuaj më parë
  • These comparison videos are great. Thanks

    ChrisChrisMuaj më parë
    • @THE RACE now there's another reason to love the car reveals and winter testing. These videos are badass!

      Trevor QuintonTrevor QuintonMuaj më parë
    • You're welcome! Glad you are enjoying them. It's been fun looking at the launches so closely

      THE RACETHE RACEMuaj më parë
  • Anybody but Mercedes pleaseeee!.......... if I have to watch one more lame Tito Wolff interview

    Dr Albert Smythe JrDr Albert Smythe JrMuaj më parë
    • @242turbo merc are more dominant because Vettel is always spinning and crashing from 2009 to 2019, take out all of Vettel's mistakes and the red bulls are just as dominant.

      SUPREME MEGATRONSUPREME MEGATRONMuaj më parë
    • @NextGenPsychos ! he was never good enough to.

      Daniel BDaniel BMuaj më parë
    • @Daniel B where has Hamilton finished on the podium 100% of the time hmmm

      NextGenPsychos !NextGenPsychos !Muaj më parë
    • @NextGenPsychos ! the difference is, Merc have had 4 years where there car was unbeatable(2014-2016 & 2019) whereas ferrari had 3 (2001,2002 & 2004) and Red Bull had 2 (2011 & 2013).

      Daniel BDaniel BMuaj më parë
    • So don't watch simple

      Terence StoneTerence StoneMuaj më parë