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F1 turns to AWS to develop ‘next-gen’ race car


It has opted for the cloud over on-premises high performance computing infrastructure to run simulations for the development of for the 2021 racing season.

Formula One Group has announced the completion of a Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) project that simulates the aerodynamics of cars while racing. 

The organisation partnered with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to carry out simulations that it says has resulted in the car design for the 2021 racing season.  

The CFD project used over 1,150 compute cores to run detailed simulations comprised of over 550 million data points that model the impact of one car's ...


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