McLaren engineering director Paddy Lowe admitted the team are struggling to understand how Red Bull and Ferrari’s flexing front wings work. Speaking in the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes phone-in he said: We believe, and we’re not alone, that two cars – Ferrari and Red Bull – that have wings existing at a much lower position than … Continue reading McLaren “don’t understand” Red Bull’s wing
One story came to dominate the German Grand Prix weekend – but you can find details on what happened to every driver and team below. The German Grand Prix review includes all the F1 Fanatic coverage in one place below ?σΤιΌΤΗ£ from Friday practice to the post-race analysis and our live comments on every session.
Force India will run an exhaust-blown diffuser for the first time this year in practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix. Team principal Vijay Mallya said: On Friday we will test the blown diffuser, which we believe will give us a big step forward. We will analyse the findings and any data will be fed back … Continue reading Force India to run blown diffuser
For those of you waiting for the Predictions Championship results, they will be up in the next 24 hours. I’m also writing for ITV-F1 again this week and my Hungarian Grand Prix preview should be up on their site later on today. Here’s the Wednesday round-up: Links Bernie Ecclestone braced for loss of ‘one or … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 28/7/2010
Which driver did the best job during the German Grand Prix weekend? See below for my pick of the best drivers in the German Grand Prix. Review each driver’s race weekend in detail below and vote for who you thought was the most impressive driver.
Fernando Alonso brushed off criticism of his German Grand Prix win calling it a “great feeling” to win again. Alonso said: All wins are special. Winning is a great feeling and that was the case in Hockenheim, especially when I think of the huge workload undertaken by everyone at Maranello to achieve this fantastic one-two … Continue reading Alonso: “Winning is a great feeling”
Sakon Yamamoto’s second appearance for HRT – this time in place of Karun Chandhok – did not go very well. Sakon Yamamoto Bruno Senna Qualifying position 22 20 Qualifying time comparison (Q1) 1’19.844 (+1.252) 1’18.592 Race position 19 Average race lap 1’26.680 (+2.7) 1’23.980 Laps 19/67 63/67 Pit stops 1 2 You need to upgrade … Continue reading Yamamoto’s blunders (HRT race review)
The organisers of the 2012 United States Grand Prix have launched their official website and revealed details of one of the race’s backers. Red McCombs, owner of a car dealer group in Texas and previously named one of the 400 richest men in America, has invested in the project. He has been involved in other … Continue reading Austin GP reveals backer and opens website
Sakon Yamamoto will drive for HRT again in the Hungarian Grand Prix. The team confirmed the Japanese will retain his place in the race squad for the third event in a row. He will once again drive alongside Bruno Senna. Yamamoto said: I can?σΤιΌΤδσt wait to go back to the Hungaroring as I know the … Continue reading Sakon Yamamoto keeps HRT seat