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Formula 1 must design cars to race in rain, says Todt

4 days 4 hours ago

from: Autosport.com

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Last month's wet race at Spa-Francorchamps had to be abandoned after three laps behind a safety car because conditions were not good enough to allow the current generation... read more »

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Italian GP: Preview - Red Bull

17 days 12 hours ago

from: Pitpass.com

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The track looks easy on paper but it's actually quite difficult to nail a lap there because with a low downforce set up and the long braking zone the car is moving around... read more »

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Brawn hopes F1 can use DRS on Zandvoort banking in 2022

19 days 3 hours ago

from: Autosport.com

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The banking was designed with the intention that drivers could open DRS on entry and thus have a better chance of pulling off a passing move on the following straight.However,... read more »

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Mercedes holds out hope Belgian GP set-up choice will still pay off

27 days 7 hours ago

from: Autosport.com

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Like most teams, Mercedes opted to run different wing levels on its cars during practice on Friday to try to find the right compromise between straightline speed and downforce... read more »

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Hamilton: Mercedes was a "handful" compared to rivals in wet weather at Spa

27 days 10 hours ago

from: Autosport.com

( 277 views )

Unpredictable wet weather for this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix has complicated matters for the drivers regarding the typical downforce-level balance needed to set the... read more »

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F1 teams face downforce dilemma: What we learned on Friday at the Belgian GP

29 days 32 minutes ago

from: Crash.Net

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Crash.net rounds up the story of Friday practice ahead of this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix as the 2021 Formula 1 kickstarted following its summer break. read more »

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How Ferrari's new gearbox casing helped boost its F1 aero

about 1 month ago

from: Autosport.com

( 278 views )

The strict homologation rules put a limit of the scope of changes anyone could make from their 2020 challengers, plus there was the added complication of new floor rules aimed... read more »

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Alonso: "No guarantee" top F1 teams will nail 2022 regulations

about 1 month ago

from: Autosport.com

( 290 views )

After a one-year delay F1 will introduce a brand-new set of regulations featuring cars that generate more downforce from the floor and are therefore more racy and less reliant... read more »

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Aston Martin modified all visible car parts to recover 2021 F1 form

about 1 month ago

from: Autosport.com

( 365 views )

The Silverstone-based squad had a tricky start to the season with F1's new floor rules, designed to cut downforce, especially hurting its low rake concept.But after... read more »

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Mercedes surprised by Red Bull's "odd" F1 wing choice in Hungary

about 1 month ago

from: Crash.Net

( 297 views )

Mercedes' Andrew Shovlin says the team was surprised by Red Bull's "odd" decision not to use its maximum downforce rear wing at Formula 1's Hungarian... read more »

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Schumacher had more downforce than Verstappen after damage - Horner

about 1 month ago

from: Crash.Net

( 337 views )

Red Bull Formula 1 team principal Christian Horner praised Max Verstappen's battling drive after picking up substantial damage to his car in the first-lap carnage at the... read more »

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Verstappen ‘had less downforce than Schumacher’ after clash

about 1 month ago

from: MotorSportWeek.com

( 378 views )

The damage to Max Verstappen's Red Bull RB16B was such that "Mick Schumacher had more downforce" in Hungary, according to team boss Christian Horner. Verstappen... read more »

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‘Verstappen had less downforce than Schumacher’

about 1 month ago

from: PlanetF1.com

( 365 views )

Max Verstappen's RB16B had "less downforce than Mick Schumacher" in the Haas after his lap 1 drama at the Hungarian Grand Prix. read more »

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Video: Meet The Creative Cooling Packages For The Hungarian Heat | F1 TV Tech Talk | Crypto.com.

about 1 month ago

from: YouTube.com

( 297 views )

Upon our return to the Hungaroring, F1TV Tech Talk host Sam Collins explores how the low speed, high-downforce track and high Hungarian weather temperature impact the cooling... read more »

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Sainz: ‘Crazy’ Hungarian lap times in today’s cars

about 1 month ago

from: PlanetF1.com

( 189 views )

From a slow low downforce track, Carlos Sainz says today's cars means drivers can achieve "crazy" lap times at the Hungaroring. read more »

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Sainz believes Hungaroring is no longer just for slow coaches

about 1 month ago

from: GPfans.com

( 200 views )

Ferrari driver Carlos Sainz believes the Hungaroring's reputation as a slow-speed circuit that favours high-downforce cars has been blown away by F1's development in... read more »

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Sainz: ‘Crazy’ cars have livened up Hungary

about 1 month ago

from: PlanetF1.com

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Carlos Sainz says the "crazy" downforce of modern F1 cars has ensured the Hungaroring is no longer a low-speed circuit. read more »

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Hungarian Grand Prix transformed by "crazy" F1 cars - Sainz

about 1 month ago

from: GPfans.com

( 239 views )

Carlos Sainz has claimed the Hungaroring is not the low-speed layout it used to be with the "crazy high downforce" of the current cars transforming the venue. read more »

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Ferrari "needs to be realistic" about Hungary F1 win chance

2 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 314 views )

Off the back of a recent run of encouraging races, including Leclerc finishing runner-up at the British GP, the Italian squad is upbeat about the progress it is making with its... read more »

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Verstappen: Restrictive F1 "still a long way from IndyCar"

2 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 345 views )

Ahead of last week's British Grand Prix, F1 officially presented its all-new car for 2022, with a live car being shown off at Silverstone.The new cars for 2022 have been... read more »

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Why F1's battle of the rear wings is becoming even more intricate

2 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 292 views )

At several grands prix, the two outfits - and indeed even the drivers within them - have opted to go in different directions.It's been a balancing act between opting for a... read more »

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Mercedes believe Hamilton lost 30 points of downforce from F1 kerb strike

3 months ago

from: Crash.Net

( 313 views )

Mercedes says it has calculated that Lewis Hamilton lost around 30 points of downforce after sustaining damage to his Formula 1 car in the Austrian Grand Prix. read more »

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Mercedes reveals the cost of Hamilton's Austrian GP damage

3 months ago

from: GPfans.com

( 350 views )

Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff revealed Lewis Hamilton lost an estimated "30 points" of downforce after suffering damage from the Red Bull Ring kerbs. read more »

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Hamilton lost ‘about 30 downforce points’ with issue

3 months ago

from: MotorSportWeek.com

( 225 views )

Mercedes has outlined that Lewis Hamilton lost "about 30 points" of downforce with a heavy kerb strike at Formula 1's Austrian Grand Prix. Hamilton ran second at... read more »

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Rear damage from F1 Austrian GP kerb cost Hamilton 30 points of downforce

3 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 222 views )

Hamilton had moved up to second place in the opening stint of the race after starting fourth on the grid, running clear of Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas and McLaren's... read more »