Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari, Bahrain International Circuit, 2014

Quieter engines ‘better for F1’ – Mosley

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Mosley takes ‘blame’ for Formula One’s new noise… and is James Hunt’s son poised to follow in his father’s footsteps? (Daily Mail)

“The quieter engines are better for families. You can take children to races without fear of their being deafened.”

Red Bull appeal is first test of F1’s new era (Reuters)

“If you look at the facts, it’s a very simple case. The rules are very clear. Technical directives are not rules. Did we break the rules or not? It’s as simple as that.”


Comment of the day

Yesterday’s Caption Competition prompted the usual array of excellent suggestions. I especially enjoyed those from PJ Tierney, Sam and Dan_the_McLaren_fan.

But I chose this original effort from Keith Campbell as the winner:

Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari, Bahrain International Circuit, 2014

Ferrari recharge the Kimibot with two power cables between sessions.

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