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Bottas thinks look of F1 cars will change

Williams driver Valtteri Bottas thinks the odd and at times downright ugly look of modern era Formula 1 cars is about to end. Last year, unseemly 'anteater', 'vacuum cleaner', 'walrus-tusked' and other...
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Ferrari spends €40-million on new F1 technology

Ferrari is spending a whopping €40 million as it steps up its off-track technology at Maranello, in an effort to become the dominant team in Formula 1 once again.. Having struggled in 2014 and...
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Mercedes to get 50hp boost thanks to engine unfreeze

Delaying a start-of-season Formula 1 engine freeze may be nowhere near enough for Mercedes' rivals to catch up in 2015, as the world champions will also benefit from the rules loop-hole. Although the rule...
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Honda joins call for F1 engine unfreeze

Honda has finally declared its position on the controversial and hotly debated engine development freeze in Formula 1. As Mercedes utterly dominated the first season of the radical new turbo V6 era...
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2014 Car of the Year – Mercedes W05

It was clear from day one of preseason testing that Mercedes had built a very impressive 1.6-litre V6 power unit – the PU106A Hybrid – for the sport’s all new turbo era, and without doubt it was the...
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Red Bull: Vettel’s old chassis is not distorted

Red Bull have denied reports that Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel's early season struggles were due to his car having a bent chassis. The 26-year-old German was given a 'new' chassis for...
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Tech Talk: What gave Mercedes the edge in Spain?

The all conquering Mercedes WO5 continued its streak with victory at the Spanish Grand Prix, the Silver Arrows giving its drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg almost a second's advantage on their closest...

Mercedes megaphone exhaust to roar in Spain

The world of Formula 1 will hear Mercedes' headline grabbing megaphone exhaust for the first time early on Wednesday, the final day of the Formula 1 test in Barcelona. The first images of the metre-long,...