Tag Archives: design

Red Bull could give up on 2014 chase – Trulli

Mar.11 (GMM) World champion team Red Bull may switch its focus to the 2015 season within weeks if it thinks this year’s title is already lost.That is the view of former F1 driver Jarno Trulli, who told Italy’s Il Giornale newspaper that the Milton Keyn…

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’18 hour shifts’ to end Red Bull crisis – Marko

Mar.6 (GMM) Red Bull is “slaving around the clock” to solve its problems ahead of next weekend’s season-opening Australian Grand Prix.It is emerging that, amid the reigning world champions’ obvious problems with engine partner Renault and the new turbo…

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Cosworth not ruling out F1 return

Feb.27 (GMM) Cosworth is not ruling out a return to Formula One.

As the sport prepared for the all-new and even more expensive turbo V6 era, the independent British outfit found itself without a customer for 2014.

But it emerged last week that Coswo…

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Akebono Brake Company increases technical integration with McLaren Mercedes

For the 2014 Formula 1 season onwards, Akebono is elevated to the status of ‘Technology Partner’ of the McLaren Mercedes team and will design and integrate an all-new braking system in response to the latest changes in the Formula 1 regulations.
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Marussia MR03 uncovered

The MR03 is the Marussia F1 Team’s design response to the dramatic and far-reaching technical regulation changes of 2014, the most significant of which is the departure of the normally-aspirated engines which have prevailed in the sport since 1988, i…

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Vettel leaves Jerez as Newey laments car design delay

Jan.29 (GMM) World champion Sebastian Vettel has flown out of southern Spain after a miserable opening two days of running in 2014.He cancelled his appointments with the media and leapt into his much more reliable Infiniti road car just after lunch.”At…

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Ferrari unveils its 2014 challenger – the F14 T

The F14 T is the 60th car built by Ferrari specifically to take part in the Formula 1 World Championship. The name comes from the combination of the current year and the introduction of the turbo-compressor in the Power Unit.

Although the traditional …

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A look ahead to the future of Formula One – Ferrari’s Montezemolo

Maranello –The Christmas dinner is also the time to look ahead to the future, not just for the Scuderia, but for Formula 1 as a whole, especially going into 2014, a year of major change in terms of the regulations.

“There will be a lot of changes,…

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F1 considering ban on helmet livery changes

Sep.21 (GMM) The days of constantly-changing helmet livery designs in Formula One could be coming to an end.This weekend, world champion Sebastian Vettel – who regularly changes the design of his helmet – is wearing a livery that shines like a disco ba…

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Formula One considering ban on helmet livery changes

Sep.21 (GMM) The days of constantly-changing helmet livery designs in Formula One could be coming to an end.

This weekend, world champion Sebastian Vettel – who regularly changes the design of his helmet – is wearing a livery that shines like a disco…

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McLaren is 50 today

Bruce McLaren Motor Racing Limited was formally incorporated on September 2 1963, when the 26-year-old New Zealander mustered together a small crew of committed individuals to design, build and race cars bearing his own name, operating from a small, cr…

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Hamilton refusing to wear team cap in 2013

Aug.25 (GMM) Lewis Hamilton has revealed he is refusing to wear Mercedes’ team cap.

While team chairman Niki Lauda is famous for his cap, 2008 world champion and Spa pole sitter Hamilton has not been seen wearing one at all this year.

"I would …

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Pirelli ends Spa boycott threat amid Michelin return rumours

Aug.24 (GMM) Pirelli on Saturday said metal debris, not a tyre design flaw, caused the rear failures and cuts seen at Spa-Francorchamps on Friday.The latest tyre problems revived memories of June’s tyre-exploding chaos at Silverstone, and reportedly pu…

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Ferrari to decide on 2015 Le Mans prototype

Aug.1 (GMM) Ferrari will decide soon whether it will push ahead with a Le Mans project.A month ago, boss Stefano Domenicali did not deny speculation the Maranello based team might design a prototype for the fabled sports car scene.”The new turbo engine…

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‘Too many cooks’ working for Mercedes – Lowe

Jul.16 (GMM) Paddy Lowe insists he is not worried Mercedes will spoil its technical progress by having ‘too many cooks’ in the design office.

Paddy Lowe, Mercedes AMG F1 Executiv … Keep reading

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