Kategoriarkiv: Technical

Red Bull RB11 – Austin front wing

In the United States, Red Bull and McLaren were the latest teams to take on board key aspects of Mercedes’ front wing design. Läs mer

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Red Bull RB11 – rear wing updates

Red Bull trialled two new rear-wing configurations in Friday practice at Spa-Francorchamps, learning lessons that will also be helpful for the next round at Monza. Läs mer

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TECH TUESDAY: Dealing with flat-out Monza’s unique challenges

Monza may not be the complete outlier it once was, but the teams still have a few important trade-offs to consider whenever racing in Italy. Mark Hughes and Giorgio Piola round-up the most telling technical tweaks… Läs mer

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TECH TUESDAY: Why there was more to Ferrari’s Spa dominance than power

After Sunday’s race in Belgium, Lewis Hamilton was quick to talk, somewhat glumly, of Ferrari’s power advantage and how race winner and title rival Sebastian Vettel had driven past him “like he wasn’t there” on the opening lap to take the lead. But as … Läs mer

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TECH TUESDAY: The Lotus 79, F1’s ground effect marvel

Forty years on from Mario Andretti’s 1978 title – the first to be claimed in a Formula 1 car featuring ground effect technology – our tech team of Mark Hughes and Giorgio Piola look at how the technological tour de force that was the Lotus 79 came to b… Läs mer

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TECH TUESDAY: The ground-breaking Brabham BT52

Thirty-five years ago Nelson Piquet became the first turbo-powered world champion, driving Gordon Murray’s beautiful BMW-engined Brabham BT52. In a special retro feature, Mark Hughes remembers this iconic ‘dart of pleasure’… Läs mer

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TECH TUESDAY: The Mercedes vs Ferrari development race

Mercedes and Ferrari have fought a concentrated battle on track for F1’s top honours this year. But back at base, there’s a fight just as intense. With the help of our tech duo Mark Hughes and Giorgio Piola, we take a closer look at the string of devel… Läs mer

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TECH TUESDAY: Analysing Ferrari’s airflow mastery

The Ferrari power unit is proving to be a powerful tool, not only in the team’s cars but also when bolted into the Haas and Saubers. But don’t underestimate the long hours that Maranello’s aero engineers have been putting in at the Ferrari wind tunnel…. Läs mer

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TECH TUESDAY: A tale of two front wings

Both Renault and Williams brought new front wings to Germany. But the development direction shown by each couldn’t have been starker: while the former were focused purely on adding performance, the latter were simply looking to get back on track, as Ma… Läs mer

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TECH TUESDAY: Red Bull’s power vs downforce conundrum

Red Bull, so long heralded for having the best chassis on the grid, found themselves off the pace at Silverstone, their downforce advantage negated by the current spec of cars all being able to run flat-out through corners that previously would have ex… Läs mer

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