F1 technology articles on F1 Fanatic archive

Front wing design case study: Mercedes W03 6th March 2012, 12:30

The front wing is a vital part of an F1 car which affects its entire aerodynamic performance. Here’s how Mercedes have designed theirs.

McLaren’s exhaust solution examined 28th February 2012, 13:11

McLaren have come up with one of the more interesting solutions addressing the new restrictions on exhausts for 2012.

How the 2012 rules will influence F1 car design 27th January 2012, 11:09

With few major changes in the technical rules for 2012, could teams have more scope to innovate? John Beamer looks at the season ahead.

Mid-season technical review part 2 25th August 2011, 16:59

Guest writer John Beamer concludes his look at the technical developments so far this year.

Mid-season technical review part 1 24th August 2011, 12:44

Guest writer John Beamer examines how Ferrari and McLaren have caught Red Bull.

Technical review: 2011 Canadian Grand Prix 22nd June 2011, 8:58

Guest writer John Beamer reviews the technical changes on the cars at the Canadian Grand Prix.

F1 technology in 2011 part 2: Diffusers and more 19th June 2011, 10:03

John Beamer examines the hot topics of exhaust-blown diffusers and the 2013 engine rules.

F1 technology in 2011 part 1: Tyres and DRS 18th June 2011, 11:03

In the first of a two-part series looking F1 technology in 2011, John Beamer talks tyres and DRS.

Why F1 steering wheels have over 20 buttons – and what they all do 22nd April 2011, 9:36

Find out what all those buttons actually do.

Video guide to KERS and DRS with Sebastian Vettel 14th March 2011, 17:55

Sebastian Vettel explains the basics behind KERS and DRS in this video.