Lotus E22 nose

Louts to test 2015 nose in Austin

Lotus E22 nose Lotus has confirmed it will test a conventional F1 nose solution on the E22 ahead of next weekend's United States Grand Prix. The struggling team has run an unique, asymmetrical and...
Mercedes wrapped up the 2014 F1 constructors' title in Russia

Mercedes stubborn over calls for F1 engine unfreeze

Mercedes wrapped up the 2014 F1 constructors' title in Russia Mercedes is unapologetic amid increasing pressure to agree to an Formula 1 engine unfreeze for 2015, amid their dominance this season. The...
Marco Mattiacci with Toto Wolff

Mattiacci: Engine freeze against principles of F1

Marco Mattiacci with Toto Wolff Ferrari continue to lobby for the powers that be to 'unfreeze' the Formula 1 engine rules, with team principal Marco Mattiacci arguing that the freeze is against what the...
Sebastian Vettel

Vettel slams completely stupid engine rules

Sebastian Vettel Quadruple Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel has slammed Formula 1's long-life engine rules. Already destined to hand over his FIA drivers' crown to a Mercedes driver at the end...
Yellow flag system set to change in F1

F1 to test automated yellow flag system in Austin

Yellow flag system set to change in F1 Formula 1 looks set to test new software and procedures next time out in Austin that will automatically limit the speed of the cars through double waved yellow flag...
Safety car leads the pack at Suzuka

F1 drivers back virtual safety car idea

Safety car leads the pack at Suzuka Formula 1 drivers have backed proposals to introduce a 'virtual safety car' or automatic speed limiter that would force the entire field to slow when yellow warning...
Closed F1 cockpit concept by Jacek Kolodziejczyk of iacoski.com

Alonso: F1 should test the closed cockpit idea

Closed F1 cockpit concept by Jacek Kolodziejczyk of iacoski.com Two-time world champion Fernando Alonso on Thursday added his voice to calls for Formula One to consider the introduction of closed...
Artist's impression of Mercedes badged Lotus

Lotus to race with Mercedes power from 2015

Artist's impression of Mercedes badged Lotus Lotus F1 Team and Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains are pleased to announce a long-term supply agreement which will see Lotus F1 Team utilizing the...
Paddy Lowe

Closed cockpit no help to Bianchi claims Lowe

Paddy Lowe Mercedes technical director Paddy Lowe on Thursday said he doubts a covered cockpit would have helped the now seriously injured Jules Bianchi last Sunday at Suzuka. Since the Frenchman...
Claire Williams

Williams calls for closed cockpits in F1

Claire Williams The deputy team principal of the Williams team Claire Williams has called for Formula One to consider the introduction of closed cockpits in the wake of Jules Bianchi's life-threatening...
The Red Bull F1 style concept car which first appeared in Gran Turismo 5

Smedley: Closed F1 cockpits easy to implement

The Red Bull F1 style concept car which first appeared in Gran Turismo 5 In the aftermath of Jules Bianchi's horrific accident during the final stages of the Japanese Grand Prix the issue of closed...
Pastor Maldonado

Maldonado gets ten place engine grid drop

Pastor Maldonado Pastor Maldonado, whose maiden season at Lotus goes from bad to worse, when he became the second driver to be given a ten place grid penalty for the use of a sixth turbo power unit in...
Marco Mattiacci concerned about engine freeze

Mattiacci: Unfreeze engine rules for good of F1

Marco Mattiacci concerned about engine freeze Ferrari are continuing to argue for a relaxation of the so-called V6 turbo engine freeze to level the playing field in Formula 1 and bolster the...
Mercedes W05 nose and front wings in Bahrain pitlane

Already 2015 rules benefit Mercedes and Ferrari

Mercedes W05 nose and front wings It appears that two Formula 1 teams already have a "big head start" when it comes to the 2015 regulations, according to Force India technical boss Andy Green. With the...