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Italian GP: Practice team notes - McLaren

16 days 18 hours ago

from: Pitpass.com

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Both cars ran through their programmes at Monza without issue and we learned a lot across both low-fuel and high-fuel runs, making progress with set-up and defining our level... read more »

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Red Bull hopeful of replicating Spa pace at Italian GP

17 days 3 hours ago

from: Autosport.com

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Red Bull ended up with a 1-2 result at Spa, with Max Verstappen leading Perez home despite starting down in 14th on the grid (13th when considering the number of cars that took... read more »

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Williams could lower F1 car drag at Monza to repeat Spa top speeds

18 days 1 hour ago

from: Autosport.com

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Albon grabbed 10th at Spa-Francorchamps as his Williams car's low drag and impressive top speeds allowed him to fend off inherently faster cars.It was only the Thai... read more »

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Italian GP: Preview - Williams

18 days 5 hours ago

from: Pitpass.com

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We have a good baseline from Spa, and we'll use Friday to experiment with some alternative rear wing options to see how far we can reasonably lower the drag level. read more »

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Alpine presents wing upgrades at Zandvoort

24 days 4 hours ago

from: MotorSportWeek.com

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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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Belgian GP: Latest F1 technical images from the pitlane

about 1 month ago

from: Autosport.com

( 196 views )

Haas has trimmed the upper flap of its rear wing for Spa-Francorchamps, as it looks to reduce some of the drag being generated and improve straight-line speed.Aston Martin... read more »

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Video: Esteban Ocon On His Saudi Podium Heartbreak | Through The Visor

about 1 month ago

from: YouTube.com

( 241 views )

'So close, yet so far' was the 2021 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix personified for Esteban Ocon. Hear from the Frenchman as he breaks down his quest for a podium in Saudi... read more »

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The old and new ideas that Mercedes has brought to the Hungarian GP

about 1 month ago

from: Autosport.com

( 108 views )

The high downforce nature of the Hungaroring means that the team not only has new parts on the car, but also some older ones which help suit the team's needs too.This... read more »

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Verstappen: Red Bull's top-speed advantage will help in French GP Ferrari battle

2 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 258 views )

Verstappen topped FP3 but wound up qualifying behind his title rival, who was boosted by Ferrari deploying tow tactics considering Carlos Sainz's upcoming engine-change... read more »

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Mercedes feared missing Austrian GP if cars were damaged in sprint race

2 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 288 views )

Lewis Hamilton and George Russell both had heavy accidents in Friday's Q3 session in qualifying, and the former was forced to switch to the spare chassis, which was built... read more »

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FP2: Sainz tops final practice, but Verstappen impresses with tyre management

3 months ago

from: F1Technical.net

( 156 views )

Carlos Sainz headed a Ferrari one-two in the final practice for the Austrian Grand Prix after setting a benchmark of 1m08.610 with the help of the drag reduction system. Max... read more »

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Norris: Top speed "weakness" could hinder McLaren in Austria

3 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 179 views )

Norris has a good record at the Red Bull Ring, finishing third and fifth in the two 2020 events, before repeating the same combination of results last year.The team's 2022... read more »

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Ocon: Alpine's Ferrari-style upgrades are "fit and forget" parts

3 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 503 views )

After introducing a high downforce rear wing, front wing endplate tweaks and rear brake changes at the Spanish Grand Prix back in May, Alpine has tweaked its A522 design with... read more »

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Sainz: Ferrari's new low-drag F1 wing a help in Red Bull top speed battle

3 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 238 views )

The Maranello squad introduced in Canada a new rear wing aimed at boosting its straightline speed - an area where Red Bull has held the edge so far this year.Due to only having... read more »

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What's changed with F1's new rear wing deflection tests

3 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 193 views )

One of the most intriguing, that has been placed into the rules rather than fall under the remit of a technical directive, relates to rear wing flexibility tests.As teams have... read more »

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Ocon: British GP upgrades should boost Alpine's F1 form

3 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 280 views )

Like most teams, Alpine brought¬†updates¬†to the Spanish GP last month, including a high downforce rear wing, new front endplates and revised rear brake drum winglets.For the... read more »

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Why Alpine's low-drag F1 updates should pay off in the short term

3 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 160 views )

This is because of a run of tracks with medium/low downforce characteristics, so the updates are expected to pay out over the course of the next few races.The most substantial... read more »

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How F1 teams have tried to cut back on drag in Baku

4 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 146 views )

A variety of solutions will be in play this weekend but teams will likely settle on the lowest downforce setup they can get away with, ensuring that they are not penalised on... read more »

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Red Bull open to evolving RB18 F1 car characteristics in title fight

4 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 185 views )

Red Bull and main rival Ferrari have been closely matched at most venues so far in 2022, despite their respective cars usually showing strengths in different areas of... read more »

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Brundle: Verstappen's radio messages show his 'short-fused temper'

4 months ago

from: MotorSportWeek.com

( 481 views )

Max Verstappen's frustrated radio calls over his non-compliant Drag Reduction System in Barcelona show that his temper is "still on a short fuse", according to... read more »

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Aston Martin compromised on cooling with updated F1 "launch car"

4 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 415 views )

As part of the huge package of aerodynamic changes, the team had to make decisions on cooling several weeks ago, and it was caught out in part by unexpectedly high temperatures... read more »

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Max Verstappen: "We didn't get the opportunity to fight for pole"

4 months ago

from: TheCheckeredFlag.co.uk

( 230 views )

Max Verstappen was forced to abort his final run in Qualifying for the Spanish Grand Prix after an issue with his Drag Reduction System. read more »

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What is DRS in F1, how does it work and is it automatic?

4 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 205 views )

The Drag Reduction System (DRS) is a controversial driver-controlled device aimed at aiding overtaking and increasing the chances of wheel-to-wheel racing in Formula 1.The... read more »

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Ferrari chasing answers over Miami low-speed anomaly

5 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 194 views )

The characteristics and set-up of the Ferrari and Red Bull cars have been markedly different through the opening phase of the campaign.Red Bull has opted for a lower... read more »

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Russell "doesn't really understand" Mercedes' improved F1 pace in Miami

5 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 214 views )

Mercedes has struggled with extreme porpoising on its W13 car through the early part of the 2022 season, leaving it unable to challenge Red Bull or Ferrari at the front of the... read more »