Category Archives: Formula1

Vettel Finally Sees The Light

If he was still far better times, Sebastian Vettel could lap after lap in the final session of the winter testing season at the wheel of a Red Bull finally reliable. Failing to be efficient, Sebastian Vettel at least reassured his team on the reliability of his Red Bull. Sunday at the Sakhir circuit, the quadruple world champion certainly did ... Read More »

Hot Shot At Renault

Fire broke out on the cars of Renault engines stables Lotus F1 Caterham Friday in Bahrain. Red Bull, things are slowly improving, but the situation remains worrying. At 48 hours of the close of winter testing, the situation of teams powered by hybrid turbo V6 Renault is grim. Day Friday on the Sakhir circuit has again been marked by new ... Read More »

A Small Eight Grosjean

Like the cars equipped with engine Renault, Romain Grosjean began timidly testing in Bahrain covering only eight laps. No ceremony, no photo shoot Wednesday morning. For the first appearance in this year’s tests E22 (the team was not present at Jerez in late January), Lotus F1 has discretion. Driving a car displaying a surprising dual snout (one of the two ... Read More »

F1 2014 The Suspension Of The McLaren MP4-29 Is Illegal?

The two arms of the rear suspension McLaren MP4-29 does not like Adrian Newey, technical director of Red Bull. McLaren MP4/29 arrival at Jerez this week is significantly different from the launch version presented on the internet especially on the suspensions, which are today’s debate. Technical Director of Red Bull, Adrian Newey has indeed challenged the legality of suspension design ... Read More »

Red Bull Still Stalled

Thursday, the world champions still have been a major reliability problems with the Renault engine in a once dominated by cars powered by Mercedes session again. Engineers at Renault F1 going to have cut out from next week. Three days of testing at Jerez (there is a meeting Friday) showed that French bloc suffered recurring reliability problems. All teams who ... Read More »

Time Is Against Schumacher

Although hope remains more weeks pass, the more chances to see the health of Michael Schumacher improve tend to dwindle, neurosurgeons say. Last Friday, the latest bulletin on the health of Michael Schumacher reported a situation “stable” . For the first time since Jan. 6, you will have noted that the statement did not refer to state “critical” as was ... Read More »

John Button: A Sacred Son, Sacrifices

Died suddenly yesterday at the age of 70, apparently of a heart attack, John Button was one of the characters in the paddock. Jovial personality, keen and nicknamed “Papa Smurf,” John enjoyed life, visiting all the races with his son Jenson for many years. Coming from a very humble background, John Button lived his passion for motorsport first himself, disputing ... Read More »

Slight Improvement’ For Schumacher, According To A Close

According to a close, the health of Michael Schumacher is “slight improvement”. But his prognosis remains engaged. The health of Michael Schumacher is “slight improvement”, announced Monday a close seven times world champion of Formula 1, in a coma for eight days after a skiing accident in France, while a point on the investigation should be done on Wednesday. According ... Read More »

Regulations, Which Change In 2014

Regulation 2014 sees the biggest changes since 2006, including the passage of air to the V8 turbo V6 and the entry into service of systems of more powerful energy recovery. Technical Regulations Engine: End of an era V8 2.4L air which lasted since 2006. Check turbo 1.6-liter V6 with the engine speed will be limited to 15 000 r / ... Read More »

Michael Schumacher, Risk Appetite

Michael Schumacher, aka “The Red Baron”, has long been the undisputed master tracks of Formula 1, where he made his reign aggression and arrogance. After definitely left his tub “Silver Arrow”, a Mercedes in November 2012 on a 7th place in Sao Paulo (Brazil) for his 308th Grand Prix, “Schumi” was a time considered a new career in the rodeo. ... Read More »