2015 F1 Pre Season Test 2 - Day 3 Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain. Saturday 21 February 2015. McLaren MP4-30 Honda front wing World Copyright: Sam Bloxham/LAT Photographic. ref: Digital Image _14P9503

Alonso to use short nose MP4-30 in Austria

Fernando Alonso will get the first use of McLaren's new 'short nose' concept for the MP4-30 this weekend in Austria. But it is not all good news for the Spaniard on Thursday, as the Honda-powered team...
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Renault preview the Austrian Grand Prix

Renault preview the Austrian Grand Prix, Round 8 of the 2015 Formula 1 world championship, at Red Bull Ring. Remi Taffin, Director of Operations: "Austria is the second in a trio of fast, flowing...
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Chester believes F1 car could win Le Mans

Lotus' technical boss Nick Chester thinks a Formula 1 car could win the Le Mans 24 hour race. The fabled 24 hour sports car race is in the headlines at present, after full-time Force India driver Nico...
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Teams tweak rule bending front wings

Four teams made modifications to their potentially rule bending front wing designs ahead of the recent Canadian Grand Prix. In the days after Monaco, we reported that the FIA was clamping down once...
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Honda: Our problem is the energy recovery systems

McLaren and Honda are working hard to improve their relationship as the once-great collaboration struggles at the start of a new era, amid a multitude of problems with the Japanese manufacturer's F1 power...
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Manor could be on verge of switch to Honda power

Formula 1 backmarker outfit Manor is emerging as the front-runner to become Honda's first customer team, and an unofficial McLaren B-team. The Japanese carmaker returned to F1 in 2015 as the works...
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McLaren set to debut short nose MP4-30 in Austria

McLaren has managed to put their major upgrade for the Austrian Grand Prix back on track. We reported last week that a much-needed aerodynamic package for the MP4-30 car was in doubt because the...
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Renault delay roll out of improved power unit

Renault-powered teams face a longer wait for much needed performance improvements to their power units in 2015. After a dire start to the season for the French manufacturer, boss Cyril Abiteboul said...
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Marchionne expecting Mercedes to be reasonable

Ferrari chairman Sergio Marchionne is convinced that Mercedes will be "reasonable" as Formula 1 looks to tweak the engine freeze rules. In recent days, Red Bull chief Christian Horner has warned that...