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Williams rejects talk of wind tunnel ban

Williams has joined Mercedes in slamming a proposal to ban the use of wind tunnels in Formula 1. The proposal, admittedly "extreme" and "controversial" in the words of boss Christian Horner, has come...
Manor F1 Team Melbourne

Software issue could sideline Manor in Australia

Against all the odds, Manor made it to Australia and on Thursday both cars soared through scrutineering for the 2015 season opener, but the team might not be able to run in Melbourne. Auto Motor und...
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Renault preview the Australian Grand Prix

Australia has an evening qualifying and race. Track temperature drops towards the end of the race on a sunny day which can help with the management of PU temperatures. However, the sunset can affect driver...
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Wolff slams Horner suggestion to ban wind tunnels

Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff has hit out at Red Bull's suggestion that wind tunnels should be banned from formula one. As smaller teams struggle for survival, Red Bull team boss Christian Horner proposed...
Pirelli F1 tyres

Pirelli preview the Australian Grand Prix

The Australian Grand Prix circuit: a semi-permanent facility at Albert Park in Melbourne, where the soft and medium P Zero tyres have been chosen. There’s a slippery surface, low grip, high downforce...
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...
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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...