McLaren to test exhausts again in Germany

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

McLaren will conduct back-to-back tests of its new exhaust-driven diffuser along with the regular configuration of the car as it bids to fix the problems with its latest upgrade. Team principal Martin Whitmarsh said the outcome of the tests will determine whether the upgrade is raced next weekend: The days since the British Grand Prix … Continue reading McLaren to test exhausts again in Germany

Key wary of “extreme” Hockenheim tyres

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Sauber technical director James Key says the team will have a busier than usual workload ahead of the German Grand Prix as the team gets to grips with the “extreme” tyre options being provided by Bridgestone. Teams will have to use tyres from the opposite end of Bridgestone’s range of compounds – the super-soft and … Continue reading Key wary of “extreme” Hockenheim tyres