Sebastian Vettel Ferrari Jerez

Ferrari to use conservative engine in Melbourne

Ferrari is reportedly travelling to the Formula 1 season opener in Australia with a few less horse power in their power units than expected. The Italian team was arguably the surprise of the 2015...
Pirelli tyres

Pirelli announce tyre choices for first four races

Pirelli has nominated the tyres that will be used in the grands prix of Australia, Malaysia, China and Bahrain: the first four races of the 2015 season. In Australia, Pirelli will bring the P Zero White...
Daniel+Ricciardo

Red Bull eyes RB11 nose-job for Melbourne

Red Bull is working frantically to give its 2015 car a nose-job before its Australian Grand Prix race debut next weekend. Unlike most of the other major teams, the 2014 runner-ups ran in Barcelona for...
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Renault: Mercedes are ahead of the rest

  Renault Sport director of operations Remi Taffin has admitted that they still does not possess the best engine in Formula 1. One year ago, the French marque found itself in Honda-like strife...
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Honda engine now fully homologated

After a troubled winter, 2015 Formula 1 newcomer Honda has now locked in McLaren's power unit for this year's campaign. It has completed only a fraction of the running of frontrunners like Mercedes over...
Mercedes Barcelona Cameras

Mercedes find clever loophole for camera mounting

Reigning world champions Mercedes have found a clever way around the issue of reportedly illegal camera mountings at the front of its 2015 Formula 1 car. Earlier, we reported that teams including...
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Briatore: We now have a championship for engines

The nature of the 'new era' Formula 1 means Mercedes will again be hard to beat during the course of the 2015 season. That is the claim of former F1 team boss Flavio Briatore, who is no fan of the...
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No customers for F1 engine yet admit Honda

Honda does not have any potential customers for its new Formula 1 engine, boss Yasuhisa Arai has admitted. After a six-year absence, the Japanese carmaker's plan had always been to return to the sport...
Mercedes

Top F1 teams told camera mountings illegal

Top teams and likely title challengers Mercedes and Ferrari will have to modify their cars ahead of the season opener in Melbourne. That was the claim on Monday of Auto Motor und Sport, revealing that...
Rory Byrne Ferrari

Design guru Byrne back at Ferrari as mentor

Legendary design guru Rory Byrne has returned Ferrari to be Simone Resta's mentor at Maranello. South African Byrne, 71, was a key member of the Ferrari 'dream team' of last decade, when along with...
TAFFIN REMY

Renault 2015 engine is two thirds new claims Taffin

Renault has been able to make a substantially new power unit for the 2015 Formula 1 season after its disappointing start to the turbo V6 era. That is the claim of the French marque's F1 operations chief...
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Good and bad news for Honda engine freeze

Honda received good and bad news during the Barcelona Formula 1 testing weekend with regards to engine freeze restrictions. The good is that McLaren's struggling new works partner has found two more...