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Can F1 turn back from its heavyweight path?

3 days 1 hour ago

from: Autosport.com

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I once read that aeroplanes are like people, they get fatter and bigger with time. And you could say the same about racing cars.This year's Formula 1 cars are the heaviest... read more »

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Lighter RB18 still needs F1 'Weight Watchers' plan, says Red Bull

2 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 201 views )

The Milton Keynes-based team has found its chances against Ferrari in the early part of the season compromised by its car being well over the minimum weight limit - with some... read more »

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Williams copied Aston Martin's paint trick in Melbourne

2 months ago

from: PlanetF1.com

( 281 views )

Williams were another team to decide they could make their car lighter by removing some paint. read more »

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How Red Bull began its RB18 F1 weight-saving push in Melbourne

3 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 179 views )

Its 2022 challenger is understood to be one of the heaviest cars on the grid, and part of a raft of updates that are expected over the next few races is believed to include the... read more »

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Alpine: Lighter rivals helped out 'massively' by F1 floor stay concession

3 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 185 views )

F1's move to ground effect designs this season triggered headaches in early testing with most outfits suffering from their cars bouncing down the straights.Several teams... read more »

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Mazepin may have to stick with his ‘fat’ chassis

7 months ago

from: PlanetF1.com

( 268 views )

Haas are trying to repair Nikita Mazepin's much-preferred lighter chassis so he can use it again this season. read more »

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Mazepin unsure if he has to use 'too fat' Haas F1 chassis for final races

7 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 359 views )

Earlier this year, the Russian complained that he was running a chassis that was heavier than the one used by teammate Mick Schumacher.Finally, at the Belgian Grand Prix,... read more »

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Leclerc: Flat-out sprint was like F1's refuelling era

12 months ago

from: Autosport.com

( 582 views )

The Ferrari driver revealed that starting the short event at Silverstone on Saturday with a lighter fuel load and thus a more nimble car reminded him of the sport's... read more »

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Aston Martin reveals details of overhauled 1,000bhp Valkyrie AMR Pro

12 months ago

from: F1Technical.net

( 703 views )

Aston Martin has revealed the 1000bhp Valkyrie AMR Pro, an 'extreme' track-only version of its new hypercar that sits lower, lighter and wider on the race track,... read more »

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Steiner gifted Mazepin a spinning top to show his lighter side

12 months ago

from: MotorSportWeek.com

( 469 views )

Haas team principal Guenther Steiner said he gifted driver Nikita Mazepin a spinning toy to show the Russian’s lighter side, amidst a lot of negative reaction on social media.... read more »

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Video: The Genius Ways F1 Cars Illegally Used Weight To Their Advantage

about 1 year ago

from: Autosport Videos

( 563 views )

Formula 1 teams will often use genius, sneaky and illegal innovations to sidestep the rules, especially regarding the FIA's minimum weight rule. The lighter a car, the... read more »

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Kubica: Lighter cars would mean better racing

over 2 years ago

from: PlanetF1.com

( 602 views )

Alfa Romeo reserve driver Robert Kubica believes making cars lighter is the easiest way to improve racing in F1. read more »

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Vettel wants to ‘get rid of some downforce’

over 2 years ago

from: PlanetF1.com

( 627 views )

Sebastian Vettel says that although the current Formula 1 cars have "phenomenal" levels of downforce, he wouldn't mind getting rid of some to create lighter cars. read more »

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Working group targets lighter engines for 2021 F1 regulations

over 4 years ago

from: F1Technical.net

( 900 views )

At the most recent meeting of the engine working group last Tuesday it emerged that constructors are looking for an engine formula that will provide simpler and lighter... read more »

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Wolff: W08 has not lost five kilograms

over 5 years ago

from: PlanetF1.com

( 858 views )

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has denied claims that the W08 arrived in Spain five kilograms lighter than in Russia. read more »

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F1 steering change helped Lance Stroll's change in fortunes in China

over 5 years ago

from: Autosport.com

( 2903 views )

Williams driver Lance Stroll believes a switch to lighter power steering contributed to him reaching Q3 for the first time in his Formula 1 career in the Chinese Grand Prix read more »

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Smedley future in doubt

over 5 years ago

from: PlanetF1.com

( 1004 views )

After Williams engineer Rob Smedley expressed his desire to take up a lighter role in Formula 1, team boss Claire Williams said his role could change in the near future. read more »

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Alonso turns grid upside down

over 5 years ago

from: SkySports.com/F1

( 952 views )

Fernando Alonso has attempted to see the lighter side of his and Lewis Hamilton's massive Belgian GP grid penalties, as the former team-mates get set to share the back row... read more »

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Lewis Hamilton longs for lighter cars, V12s and manual gearboxes

over 6 years ago

from: EspnF1.com

( 909 views )

Lewis Hamilton is not convinced the regulations agreed for 2017 will solve what he sees as the main issue with current F1 cars: weight. Teams have agreed to pursue a set of... read more »

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Ricciardo looking forward to lighter load

over 6 years ago

from: Crash.Net

( 817 views )

Having had his media workload mocked by team-mate Daniil Kvyat at the F1 season-opener, Daniel Ricciardo is already anticipating the tables turning on the Russian this weekend... read more »

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Button backs proposed ground effect return in 2017

over 6 years ago

from: MotorSportWeek.com

( 1133 views )

Jenson Button believes returning to lighter cars with downforce generated by the floor, rather than the front and rear-wings, is where Formula 1's future lies. It's a... read more »

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McLaren's short nose breaks cover after FIA probe

over 7 years ago

from: MotorSportWeek.com

( 1985 views )

McLaren's new shorter nose broke cover in Austria on Fernando Alonso's car following a successful crash test last week, having already failed multiple times prior to... read more »

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Tech Talk: Mercedes' new slimmer front-wing

over 7 years ago

from: MotorSportWeek.com

( 1789 views )

Mercedes debuted a new front-wing at the Belgian Grand Prix with far smaller proportions than its predecessor used before the summer break. The shorter nose - so short it would... read more »

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Hamilton claims FRIC ban will benefit him

over 7 years ago

from: MotorSportWeek.com

( 1088 views )

Lewis Hamilton believes the recent FRIC suspension ban might benefit him in his fight against team-mate Nico Rosberg. The Briton is known to be heavier than Rosberg, even after... read more »

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Sutil: Sauber still needs to lose weight

over 8 years ago

from: PlanetF1.com

( 716 views )

Although Sauber launched a lighter car last time out in Barcelona, Adrian Sutil says the C33 is still overweight... read more »