Formula One Testing, Silverstone, England, Day One, Tuesday 8 July 2014

Tech Talk: Silverstone analysis

Technical guru Matthew Somerfield looks back on the British Grand Prix weekend and provides analysis of what he saw up and down the Silverstone pitlane. Mercedes The Silver Arrows have clearly made...
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Lauda says no FRIC won’t change much for Mercedes

Niki Lauda Niki Lauda has played down the effect that the removal of the complex FRIC suspension system will have on Formula 1's dominant team. The triple world champion is the Formula 1 chairman at...
Mercedes W05 front suspension

Mercedes to remove FRIC system for Hockenheim

Mercedes W05 front suspension Mercedes will remove the complex FRIC system from its dominant W05  ahead of next weekend's German Grand Prix, their home race. The FIA surprised the entire world of...
Mercedes W05 suspension

FIA set to ban FRIC suspension

Mercedes W05 suspension technical detail Lewis Hamilton left Silverstone without making a single comment to the media after testing on Wednesday. He might have been advised to steer a wide course around...
Mercedes W05 suspension

FRIC ban may end Mercedes dominance

Mercedes W05 suspension detail If the latest developments in Formula 1 are any indication, the Mercedes' utter dominance might not last for too much longer. Last year, we reported that a secret under...
Charlie Whiting and Herbie Blash with Niki Lauda

Whiting: Lauda knows nothing about safety

Charlie Whiting Formula 1 Race Director Charlie Whiting has hit back at Niki Lauda, after the Mercedes team chairman slammed as "ridiculous" the red flagged British Grand Prix which caused the race to be...
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Pirelli gives glimpse of F1’s tyre future

Formula 1 got a glimpse into the future on Tuesday, when Pirelli released images of its low-profile, 18-inch concept tyre. For years, the sport has stuck with what Williams' Pat Symonds recently...
Helmut Marko with Christian Horner

Marko wants Renault on par with Mercedes in 2015

Helmut Marko with Christian Horner With Mercedes heading for 2014 Formula 1 World Championship spoils, Red Bull is setting its next targets in Formula 1. Helmut Marko, alluding to the down on power...
Lotus and Renault long standing partnership set to end

Lotus set to ditch Renault for Mercedes power

Lotus and Renault long standing partnership set to end Mercedes want to continue supplying engines to four Formula 1 teams next season, with Lotus expected to take the place of McLaren who will be Honda...
Lotus era of Renault power set to end

Shake up in who powers who in 2015 on the cards

Lotus era of Renault power set to end According to word from Silverstone, Lotus is poised to announce its switch from struggling Renault to leading Mercedes power for 2015 while others are set to continue...
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Pirelli to test larger F1 tyres

Pirelli will test a new larger Formula 1  tyre at Silverstone next week that the company says would make the sport more relevant to ordinary road users and could be the shape of things to come. Grand...
Eric La Roche, Jason Zide and William Priest pictured after winning the Infiniti Performance Engineering Academy at Infiniti Red Bull Racing

Infiniti announce winners of global talent search

Eric La Roche, Jason Zide and William Priest pictured after winning the Infiniti Performance Engineering Academy at Infiniti Red Bull Racing Infiniti announced the winners of its global talent search...
New chassis for Sebastian Vettel

Horner wrong to blame Renault for Austria problems

Sebastian Vettel with Christian Horner Renault was not solely to blame for Sebastian Vettel's problems in Austria last time out, after the reigning F1 world champion suffered a momentary loss of drive in...