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Pirelli reveals 30% increase in F1 overtakes from 2021 to 2022

4 days 16 hours ago

from: Autosport.com

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F1 overhauled the design of the cars for 2022 in a bid to create closer wheel-to-wheel racing and reduce the impact of dirty air reducing downforce when following, allowing for... read more »

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Mercedes’ Toto Wolff: “We didn’t get the job done right and went backwards in terms of our performance”

6 days 23 hours ago

from: TheCheckeredFlag.co.uk

( 93 views )

After a fifth and sixth place finish in qualifying for the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team, Toto Wolff claimed that his team simply did not get the job done after a high... read more »

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Mercedes not expecting to be as competitive in Brazil compared to Mexico

23 days 17 hours ago

from: Autosport.com

( 218 views )

Ferrari clearly lost form last weekend as the Italian team made compromises to ensure reliability at the high altitude track, leaving Mercedes clear to take the fight to Red... read more »

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Video: How Does Altitude Affect F1 Cars in Mexico? | F1 TV Tech Talk | Crypto.com

28 days 16 hours ago

from: YouTube.com

( 219 views )

The wings in Mexico City are huge - but so are the speeds! Sam Collins takes a look at how low air pressure at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez gives teams a unique opportunity... read more »

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Video: What Is Downforce and Why Is It So Important in F1?

about 1 month ago

from: YouTube.com

( 460 views )

In our latest F1 explainer, we're looking at downforce... what is it, why is it so important, and why is Mexico such an outlier for aerodynamic performance ? Don't... read more »

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Video: What is Downforce and Why is it So Important in F1?

about 1 month ago

from: YouTube.com

( 361 views )

Nerds, assemble ? In our latest F1 explainer, we're looking at downforce... what is it, why is it so important, and why is Mexico such an outlier for aerodynamic... read more »

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Mercedes' Andrew Shovlin: "We’re losing a lot of time on the straights"

about 1 month ago

from: TheCheckeredFlag.co.uk

( 296 views )

A lack of straight-line speed affected Mercedes during Qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix on Saturday, but their higher downforce set-up could help them if it rains on Sunday. read more »

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Japanese GP: Preview - Aston Martin

about 1 month ago

from: Pitpass.com

( 167 views )

It is tough to predict exactly how we will perform this weekend, but we delivered some good points at Spa which is also a lower-downforce circuit. read more »

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Why Red Bull and Ferrari are eyeing key set-up changes for Singapore GP

about 1 month ago

from: Autosport.com

( 286 views )

In the previous era of ultra-high-downforce, F1's corresponding overtaking challenge meant teams would often focus more on setting their cars up to gain places in... read more »

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Russell: Mercedes will have "more complete car" in F1 2023

about 1 month ago

from: Autosport.com

( 163 views )

Mercedes has struggled all season with the W13, notably with porpoising and ride issues, and the car has only really shone at high-downforce venues.Russell says that the team... read more »

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Alpine set for "massive step of downforce" after Italian puzzler

2 months ago

from: GPfans.com

( 399 views )

Alpine is confident of bouncing back in Singapore and Suzuka with "a massive step of downforce" after suffering "an outlier" with its Italian Grand Prix... read more »

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Alpine expects 'massive' downforce step from new Singapore F1 floor

2 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 803 views )

The Enstone-based squad has had the fourth quickest car for much of the season, and in the constructors' championship is currently 18 points ahead of McLaren in the fight... read more »

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Frustrated Haas ‘got done by the officials’ – Steiner

3 months ago

from: MotorSportWeek.com

( 558 views )

Haas boss Guenther Steiner says that his team "got done by the officials" after its difficult run continued at Formula 1's Italian Grand Prix. Haas' VF-22... read more »

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Lance Stroll: "The tow does not appear to be as strong with this generation of cars"

3 months ago

from: TheCheckeredFlag.co.uk

( 210 views )

Lance Stroll says it was a difficult Friday for Aston Martin in Italy as they struggled to find a good set-up for the low-downforce Monza circuit. read more »

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Verstappen 'not worried' by Ferrari's pace through F1 Italian GP practice

3 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 628 views )

Red Bull heads into this weekend tipped for victory thanks to its impressive straight-line speed and form at low downforce tracks so far this season.Although Verstappen and... read more »

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The unique low-downforce wings F1 teams have fitted for high-speed Monza

3 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 269 views )

Although the new generation of F1 cars produce much more of their downforce from ground effect than wings, that has not stopped teams making changes for this weekend's... read more »

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Mercedes confident of avoiding Spa-like performance at Monza

3 months ago

from: MotorSportWeek.com

( 498 views )

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff says he expects his team will fare better at Monza this weekend than it did at Spa-Francorchamps. The Brackley-based squad struggled for... read more »

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Italian GP: Preview - Haas

3 months ago

from: Pitpass.com

( 347 views )

We know that Monza will not be a strong point for us. All the high-speed, low downforce race tracks don't suit our car. read more »

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Alexander Albon: "We didn’t expect much from the high downforce circuit"

3 months ago

from: TheCheckeredFlag.co.uk

( 439 views )

Alexander Albon ended the Dutch Grand Prix twelfth on Sunday, but despite missing out on points, he was happy with Williams' pace around a circuit not usually suited to... read more »

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Ferrari: Mercedes and McLaren's F1 Dutch GP speed a surprise

3 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 202 views )

While Ferrari had been widely anticipated to return to form at Zandvoort thanks to the track's higher downforce requirements, what was not expected by many was just how... read more »

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Alpine keeps on F1 upgrade push as top three teams hold back

3 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 194 views )

The higher downforce nature of the Zandvoort circuit has seen teams revert to specifications used earlier in the season, rather than going for further tweaks to their... read more »

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Alpine presents wing upgrades at Zandvoort

3 months ago

from: MotorSportWeek.com

( 244 views )

Few upgrades have been brought to the Dutch Grand Prix weekend from Zandvoort, however Alpine has arrived with minor new parts. The beam wing of the car has been adjusted in a... read more »

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"Zandvoort provides quite a different challenge to last weekend in Spa" – Dave Robson

3 months ago

from: TheCheckeredFlag.co.uk

( 193 views )

Williams are expecting the Dutch Grand Prix weekend to be tougher for the team than Belgium was last weekend due to the high downforce nature of the Zandvoor circuit. read more »

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How F1 teams juggled Spa's contrasting downforce demands

3 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 423 views )

It was no different with the new generation of 2022 cars, but the Belgian Grand Prix highlighted some of the core strengths of the RB18 as it appeared to be quick on the... read more »

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McLaren goes aggressive on Spa F1 upgrades in straightline speed push

3 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 460 views )

While all teams have opted for low downforce aerodynamic packages for this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix due to the circuit requirements, McLaren has made a concerted... read more »