F1 technology articles on F1 Fanatic archive

Why do F1 cars keep running out of fuel? 29th April 2013, 12:29

Allowing a racing car to run out of fuel is a failure of the most fundamental kind. So why do F1 teams run into exactly that kind of problem so often?

New restrictions won’t put teams off passive DRS 12th February 2013, 9:38

The DRS rules have been changed this year following objections from some drivers. But teams reckon it should still remain an area for development.

McLaren MP4-28 and MP4-27 compared 31st January 2013, 16:05

McLaren’s MP4-28 is outwardly similar to its predecessor but the differences between the two run deeper than might seem immediately apparent.

F1′s new V6 engines for 2014 in numbers 24th January 2013, 15:31

F1′s engine rules will have their biggest shake-up in a generation next year. Here’s a quick guide to what will change and what to expect.

Why Hamilton and Mercedes could surprise in 2013 14th January 2013, 15:56

Guest writer John Beamer looks at how Mercedes lost their way in 2012 and could bounce back this year as Lewis Hamilton joins them.

Late front wing development on 2012′s fastest car 17th December 2012, 9:44

The McLaren MP4-27 was the fastest car of 2012 – and it won the final two races of the year after a subtle but significant front wing tweak.

Why covered cockpits and wheels may be F1′s future 22nd August 2012, 12:03

The days of open cockpits and uncovered wheels may become a thing of the past – and not just on safety grounds.

Top teams remain close as McLaren peg back Red Bull 8th August 2012, 12:50

As we pass the halfway point in the 2012 season the data shows we are yet to see any one team take a clear lead in car development.

Red Bull boost diffuser performance with twin tunnels 6th August 2012, 13:00

Red Bull have persevered with their sidepod bodywork which gave them a few headaches earlier in the year. Here’s how it works.

Sauber reveal more pictures of their sliced F1 car 24th July 2012, 10:30

Sauber reveal new pictures of their 2008 BMW-Sauber F1.08 car sliced in half.