McLaren and Force India’s new noses show there is still room for innovation after the FIA moved to eradicate the ugly designs seen last year.
F1 teams’ different cooling solution highlights a key advantage those who design their own engines – like Mercedes – have over their customer rivals.
Changes in the 2014 rule book aimed to cut how much downforce teams could generate at the rear of the car. But inventive designers are trying to claw it back.
While this weekend’s race at Singapore demands a maximum downforce set-up, in the last two races teams used their thinnest wings in pursuit of higher speeds.
For next year the FIA intends to change rules which created an ugly generation of F1 cars. Here’s how the new noses may look in 2015.
F1 car designers take advantage of a limited opportunity for aerodynamic freedom in the brake duct areas to claw back precious downforce. John Beamer explains how.
Ferrari’s aerodynamics has been a weakness for them in recent seasons but their approach to F1’s complicated new nose rules shows fresh thinking at work.
The final pre-season test in Bahrain saw the teams continue to work on ensuring their cars run reliably in hotter conditions. Here’s a look at the changes to the cars at the final test.
Every team bar Lotus turned up to the first test with new cars built to drastically changed regulations. John Beamer casts his eye over the notable innovations.
John Beamer looks at how the first teams to reveal their 2014 cars have talked this year’s new rules.