Formula 1 noses could get even uglier in 2014 26 February, 2014 Formula 1′s ugly face of 2014 could get uglier still, according to Auto Motor und Sport, claiming that F1 engineers are looking into nose solutions for the new rules that are even less attractive than those already used during testing. With the ‘gentleman’s appendage’, asymmetrical and ‘vacuum cleaner’-style noses already in action, respected correspondent Michael Schmidt said that some all-new solutions could be seen as early as this week at the final Bahrain test. “(In the wind tunnel) we are trying every kind of nose that is in circulation,” admitted Force India Technical Boss Andy Green. Schmidt concluded: “If that is the case for Force India, then the big teams will be doing even more.” It is likely Lotus’ unique, double-tusk solution is causing the most head-scratching among rival teams, with many perhaps not having initially considered the idea of utilising the concept of asymmetry. “Our spies tell us that some teams are considering ‘anteater’ noses that do not grow from the middle of the car, but to the left or to the right,” said Schmidt. (GMM) Subbed by AJN. Related NewsTech Talk: Spa-Francorchamps analysisAre Red Bull really building their own F1 engine?Geometry and mounting cause of Hamilton’s glazed brakesRed Bull using electric engine for pitstop practiceFRIC in F1 is now officially banned by FIAToro Rosso set to scrap anteater noseLotus to drop tusk nose for 2015New nose for Caterham confirmed for SpaCaterham may ditch double nose says new bossHorner: Vettel lost part of his feeling for the car farizY Oh joy. McLarenfan That is all we need formula 1 cars should be a work of art not like these hideous monstrosity’s the broken step nose was bad enough.