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

4 days 16 hours ago

from: MotorSportWeek.com

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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"

6 days 14 hours ago

from: Autosport.com

( 150 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"

7 days 6 hours ago

from: TheCheckeredFlag.co.uk

( 135 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?

8 days 13 hours ago

from: Autosport.com

( 128 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

15 days 11 hours ago

from: Autosport.com

( 101 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

21 days 13 hours ago

from: Autosport.com

( 111 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 »

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How Mercedes hopes to gain from its extreme F1 front wing

22 days 3 hours ago

from: Autosport.com

( 166 views )

While at the back of the car, Mercedes has played things pretty conventional with its low drag rear wing, at the front it has taken things to the extreme with its endplate,... read more »

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Mercedes brings new low drag wing to F1 Miami GP

22 days 7 hours ago

from: Autosport.com

( 94 views )

The Brackley-based team's focus has been on chasing answers to its porpoising problems, but is also aware that its chances this year have not been helped by a lack of... read more »

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Vettel warns F1 can't become too reliant on DRS for passing

25 days 13 hours ago

from: Autosport.com

( 115 views )

While F1's new 2022 cars have proved easier to follow each other in battle, the reduced slipstream effect has put a greater emphasis on the benefits gained by the Drag... read more »

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Why Alpine's F1 engine boss isn't obsessed with its horsepower figures

29 days 15 hours ago

from: Autosport.com

( 135 views )

Questions about whether or not the Mercedes power unit has fallen back have, for example, been clouded by its underperforming chassis and the drag levels of its high-downforce... read more »

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Mercedes experiments continue with Hamilton/Russell F1 wing choices

about 1 month ago

from: Autosport.com

( 181 views )

Until it can cure the bouncing phenomenon, it does not want to pursue more traditional updates as it cannot be sure that it will take the W13 in the right direction.That is why... read more »

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Gasly: Not 'too hard' to keep Hamilton behind in Imola F1 race

about 1 month ago

from: Autosport.com

( 377 views )

Hamilton had got dumped behind Gasly after the mid-race switch to slicks, having lost some time when Alpine's Esteban Ocon was released in to his path on the way out of... read more »

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F1 removes DRS zone in Melbourne for 'safety reasons'

about 1 month ago

from: MotorSportWeek.com

( 127 views )

Formula 1 has removed one Drag Reduction System (DRS) zone at the Albert Park Circuit for the remainder of the Australian Grand Prix weekend, reducing the total number to... read more »

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Russell: Mercedes cannot afford "trial and error" approach to fix W13

about 1 month ago

from: Autosport.com

( 223 views )

Mercedes' 2022 challenger is unchanged for this weekend's returning Melbourne race compared to the previous event in Jeddah, where the Silver Arrows squad was further... read more »

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Why the drivers are adamant F1 still needs DRS after Jeddah

about 1 month ago

from: Crash.Net

( 213 views )

Reigning Formula 1 champion Max Verstappen believes the sport still needs the drag reduction system as he wouldn't have been able to overtake Charles Leclerc for the lead... read more »

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Mercedes 'planning new rear wing for Melbourne'

about 1 month ago

from: PlanetF1.com

( 287 views )

Mercedes believe drag is more to blame for their high-speed troubles than a power-unit weakness. read more »

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Horner: F1 should look to stop 'cat and mouse' DRS games

about 1 month ago

from: MotorSportWeek.com

( 181 views )

Red Bull Team Principal Christian Horner has suggested that Formula 1 should implement changes to stop "cat and mouse" games over the Drag Reduction System (DRS) at... read more »

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The downforce choices that proved key at the Saudi GP

2 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 266 views )

Red Bull introduced its third rear wing specification in Saudi (bottom, below) as it looked to trim downforce and drag further still for the high-speed street circuit.The spoon... read more »

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Leclerc: Formula 1 currently ‘better off’ with DRS

2 months ago

from: MotorSportWeek.com

( 175 views )

Ferrari's Charles Leclerc believes Formula 1 should continue to run the Drag Reduction System (DRS), stating overtaking would be reduced if it was scrapped. In recent... read more »

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Ferrari believes Red Bull's Saudi F1 downforce choice "merits analysis"

2 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 207 views )

Although there was little to separate the two cars in ultimate laptime at Jeddah last weekend, there were notable differences in how they performed at different sections of the... read more »

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Wolff explains Mercedes' F1 speed deficit after engine speculation

2 months ago

from: Crash.Net

( 277 views )

Mercedes' straight-line speed deficit to Formula 1 rivals Ferrari and Red Bull at the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix was related to drag levels, believes Toto Wolff. read more »

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Why high drag wing clouds Mercedes F1 power doubts

2 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 200 views )

The German manufacturer endured a challenging season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix, with its W13 no match for Ferrari and Red Bull around the Sakhir track.But as well as... read more »

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The low-drag F1 wing that helped Red Bull top Bahrain GP speed traps

2 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 132 views )

That feat was helped by a revised rear wing configuration brought to Sakhir, which produced less downforce (and therefore drag) than the team had run before.Pictured below, the... read more »

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Mercedes to take a ‘chainsaw’ to the W13 to reduce drag

2 months ago

from: PlanetF1.com

( 166 views )

Toto Wolff says Mercedes will "simply take a chainsaw" to the W13 to solve their drag problem before Jeddah. read more »

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Leclerc allowed Verstappen through to obtain DRS during battle

2 months ago

from: MotorSportWeek.com

( 170 views )

Charles Leclerc has revealed that he purposely allowed Red Bull's Max Verstappen to overtake him in order to make use of the Drag Reduction System (DRS) on the second... read more »