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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Ferrari prepared to supply engines to Manor F1

Ferrari are prepared to supply their engines from the 2014 season to Manor F1, the successor of the bankrupt Marrusia Formula One team, the Italians' team principal Maurizio Arrivabene announced on...
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Newey: I do feel F1 has become over-restricted

Formula 1 design guru Adrian Newey has revealed that he believes that Formula 1 in this era is too restrictive and favours engine builders rather than innovative chassis design. It is becoming...
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Ferrari using special non-reflective paint

Ferrari has reportedly added a coat of new non-reflective paint to its Formula 1 car for 2015. After a dire 2014, the fabled Maranello team underwent a radical personnel shakeup and emerged at the...
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Formula 1 2015 not louder than in 2014

A Spanish correspondent has contradicted the ears of many by insisting Formula 1 is no louder in 2015. At Jerez, numerous trackside observers agreed that the turbo V6-powered field is audibly louder...
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Strategy Group rejects F1 V8 engines for 2017

The powerful Formula 1 strategy group on Thursday rejected Ferrari's proposal to replace the current V6 engines with a twin-turbo V8 formula for 2017. However, Auto Motor und Sport reports that plans to...
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Kaltenborn: Ferrari has made a big step forward

Sauber team principal Monisha Kaltenborn has joined those who are highly impressed with the progress made by Ferrari over the off-season winter months. Like the Maranello based works team, the Swiss...