January 2014 Archives - F1 Fanatic archive

Renault admit “litany of issues” with Energy F1 31st January 2014, 19:33

A “litany of issues” have prevented Renault from achieving meaningful running with their Energy F1 power unit, according to their deputy managing director Rob White.

Massa ‘not the only one smiling’ at Williams

Felipe Massa says morale is high at Williams following a productive end to the team’s first test of the year.

Formula One not fast enough at the moment – Sutil

Adrian Sutil believes the new generation of F1 cars aren’t quick enough – but expects designers to make rapid progress.

We achieved everything we set out to – Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes achieved everything they aimed to do in the first test of the new season.

Ricciardo not feeling pressure despite lack of laps

Daniel Ricciardo says the pressure is not on Red Bull despite their early end to testing at Jerez.

Massa on top for Williams on damp final day

Felipe Massa finished his first test for Williams on a high by setting the fastest time on the final day of running

Williams pleased with reliaibility gains

Williams chief test and support engineer Rod Nelson believes the team are starting to get to grips with the reliability challenge presented by the new 2014 cars.

Red Bull ‘should solve problems by Bahrain’ – Horner

Red Bull expect to have their cooling problems solved in time for the second test of the year at Bahrain.

No less emotion driving slower cars – Alonso

Fernando Alonso says the pleasure of driving Formula One cars hasn’t been diminished by the cut in performance this year.

Thoughts on the cars after an hour at turn two

An hour spent watching the cars tackling turn two on the morning of the third day at Jerez threw into sharp focus how far on each of the teams are with their 2014 programmes.