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After Lotus nose is time for McLaren ‘...

Jan 31, 2014No Comments

The first technical rows of 2014 are well underway. It had already emerged that the FIA is unhappy with some of the radical nose solutions,

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Newey goes back to the drawing board after ...

Jan 31, 2014No Comments

Amid world champion Red Bull’s testing nightmare at Jerez, bigwigs Christian Horner, Adrian Newey, Helmut Marko and the visiting team owner Dietrich Mateschitz all departed

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Ecclestone slams Jerez tests as "total...

Jan 31, 20142 Comments

F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone has slammed the sport’s brave new era, saying the Jerez test this week proves the radical 2014 rules have produced

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Schumacher "blinked" as doctors m...

Jan 30, 2014No Comments

Michael Schumacher has “blinked” and is “responding to simple instructions”. Those are the latest unofficial developments to emerge from the Grenoble hospital, after the F1

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McLaren wing suspension raises questions at...

Jan 30, 2014No Comments

Unseemly nose solutions are attracting all of the obvious attention early in 2014. But, behind the scenes, engineers are far more interested in what is

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Renault admits early 2014 problem

Jan 30, 2014No Comments

Renault, engine supplier to reigning world champions Red Bull, has admitted it has kicked off F1’s radical new V6 era with a significant problem. “Obviously

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Lotus nose declared legal by FIA

Jan 30, 2014No Comments

Lotus’ innovative double-pronged nose solution for 2014 has been declared legal by the FIA’s Charlie Whiting. The solution is even clearly asymmetrical, apparently only to

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Vettel leaves Jerez as Newey laments car de...

Jan 29, 2014No Comments

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