Downforces - definition of downforces by The Free Dictionary
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(Automotive Engineering) a force produced by air resistance plus gravity that increases the stability of an aircraft or motor vehicle by pressing it downwards
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4 F1-spec V8 coupled to a magnesium-cased six-speed gearbox, the T1 will make light of cornering downforces
of up to 3g.
CFD modeling allows engineers to study the aerodynamic drag of a race car and the downforces
generated by its airfoils -- both of which directly impact the speed and handling of the car.