Lotus GP's Conor Daly will be back in a Formula One car on July 12th at Duxford Airfield in Cambridgeshire, England doing data aero mapping for Sahara Force India. Data aero mapping is used to correlate in real time what the wind tunnel figures say about aero developments. The pace of development of Formula One cars is so rapid that seldom does a Formula One car go to a race without some aero updates. During data aero mapping tests, the car is fitted with multiple sensors to measure the downforce generated at various speeds.
"Formula One cars are very complex, just learning how to operate the steering wheel takes time. These tests help me understand what it takes to drive an F1 car and of course the biggest contribution I want to make is to the team's ongoing improvement over the season," said Daly. "It's amazing how much work we get through in a day as I spend most of the time in the car."
Daly ia currently 11th in the Drivers Standings after finishing second in Silverstone Race 2.