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...
Nico Rosberg suffered a DNF in Singapore

Mercedes: No foul play in Rosberg DNF in Singapore

Nico Rosberg suffered a DNF in Singapore Mercedes on Saturday ruled out foul play after confirming that Nico Rosberg's retirement from last week's Singapore Grand Prix was caused by contamination of the...
Cosworth is a familiar name in F1

Cosworth eye F1 return with affordable package

Cosworth is a familiar name in F1 Cosworth could be eyeing a return to Formula 1, with the support of none other than F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone. Although the expensive new engine rules and a lack of...
Toto Wolff

Wolff: Radio communication is a matter of safety

Toto Wolff Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff believes that the Singapore Grand Prix proved Formula 1 needs to rethink its new clampdown on radio communications, if anything for safety...
Claire Williams with  Toto Wolff

Mercedes teams against relaxing engine freeze

Claire Williams with Toto Wolff Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff has declared his obvious resistance to moves to relax Formula 1's engine freeze, and fellow engine Mercedes powered teams share his...
To radio or no radio is the big question in Singapore

Radio Ga-Ga biggest talking point in Singapore

To radio or no radio is the big question in Singapore Formula 1's intended clampdown on performance communications between teams and drivers has been dubbed 'Radio Ga-Ga' up and down the bemused...
Charlie Whiting in Singapore

FIA: Radio ban delayed to ensure fairness for all

Charlie Whiting in Singapore Formula 1 has back-tracked on a planned clampdown on radio and pitboard messages for reasons of fairness but remains determined to end driver 'coaching' during races, the...
Formula 1 entered a radically different new era in 2014

Analysis: F1 in 2014 fast and efficient

Formula 1 entered a radically different new era in 2014 At the end of 2013 the FIA Formula One World Championship bid farewell to its normally aspirated V8s and embraced brand new Power Units that combined...
Peter Prodromou with Adrian Newey

Prodromou: It’s fantastic to return to McLaren

Peter Prodromou with Adrian Newey during his Red Bull years Former Red Bull engineer Peter Prodromou has today joined McLaren Racing’s design department in the role of chief engineer. Prodromou, who...
Ferrari headphones and radio

Ferrari View: Radio gu-gu, radio ga-ga

Ferrari headphones and radio During the break between the Italian and Singapore Grands Prix, the FIA announced that instructions the teams give to drivers by radio must be significantly reduced. In...
The Mercedes W05 set to become even more effective

Mercedes to tweak eighth gear ratio for Singapore

The Mercedes W05 set to become even more effective Mercedes' rivals are in for some bad news as the dominant Formula 1 team this season looks set to pull even further ahead in Singapore and...