Wind tunnel testing of an open-wheeled race car
Lotus F1 Car full scale model in wind tunnel
The model hangs from a strut in the ceiling that also acts as a spring balance. The wheels are actually separate from the model and attached to the walls of the tunnel as vibration from the tyres on the road would corrupt the data.
Image of a race car model in a low speed wind tunnel equipped with a moving belt system
TMG Yaris R1A