Tag Archive: Adrian Newey

Apr 16

Active suspension could return to F1 – report

F1 could bring back highly-sophisticated ‘active suspension’ to cut costs.

2014-03-30 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Malaysia - Nico Hulkenberg 02 Reporting from Shanghai, Telegraph correspondent Daniel Johnson said the idea is among a draft proposal by the FIA after teams blocked Jean Todt’s plans for a budget cap. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 14

Mercedes car ‘on par’ with Newey’s Red Bull – Costa

W05 is “about on par with Red Bull”

2014-03-30 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Malaysia -  Nico Rosberg 02 Mercedes insists its 2014 car is “on par” with the chassis being fielded by reigning world champions Red Bull this season. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 02

Red Bull issues ultimatum to struggling Renault

“We cannot put additional horse power in the engine ourselves”

2014-03-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Malaysia - Sebastian Vettel - Daniel Ricciardo (2) Red Bull has issued troubled engine supplier Renault with an ultimatum — improve or be dumped. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

Dr Helmut Marko is continuing to pile pressure on Red Bull’s engine supplier Renault

Marko keeps pressure on ‘sick’ engine supplier

2013-02-27 - Renault Sport F1 engines (5) Although the total calamity of the winter season was overcome, the always-outspoken team director Marko insists Renault cannot even take the credit for that. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 28

Kamui Kobayashi has confirmed he is worried about the safety of this year’s low nose designs

Kobayashi worried about ‘submarining’ noses

2014-03-02 - Caterham F1 Team - Bahrain - Kamui Kobayashi 03 Before the season began, Red Bull designer Adrian Newey expressed concern about the new, low front noses, arguing not only that they are ugly, but they might also be dangerous. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 24

‘Submarine’ risk with new noses realised – report

Adrian Newey’s pre-season fears about ‘submarining’ formula one cars may have been realised.

2014-03-16 - Caterham F1 Team - Australia - Kamui Kobayashi 01 Red Bull’s criticism of F1′s all-new era had to be heard amid the depth of the reigning world champions’ winter crisis after four consecutive seasons of dominance. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 15

Newey finds loophole to hide FIA nose camera

So how is Red Bull getting away with it in Melbourne?

2014-03-02 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - Sebastian Vettel - 99025Red Bull may have had a disastrous winter, but designer Adrian Newey’s attention to detail is as sharp as ever in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 13

Heidfeld not happy F1 keeps putting on weight

Nick Heidfeld thinks formula one should go on a diet.

2011-07-30 - Lotus Renault GP - Hungary - Nick Heidfeld 02 Actually, it is the drivers who have been skipping dessert throughout the winter period, as the much heavier turbo V6 and energy recovery systems debut. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Webber still in paddock after F1 retirement

“I didn’t stop (F1) to hang out at race tracks all the time”

Mark Webber - Champions-EdgeAfter more than a decade on the grid, Mark Webber will still be in the paddock this weekend as a new season of F1 begins. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Red Bull boss Christian Horner is predicting an all-Mercedes silver duel for the 2014 title.

Horner tips Mercedes driver for 2014 title

2014-03-01 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - Sebastian Vettel - Christian Horner “Lewis (Hamilton) and Nico (Rosberg) — who else is there?” he is quoted by the Times after a disastrous winter for reigning quadruple world champions Red Bull. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 10

Renault F1 chief Jean-Michel Jalinier insists the struggling French supplier should not be written off in 2014

Renault says Red Bull car ‘extreme’

Jean-Michel Jalinier Many believe Renault’s early-season problems with the all-new turbo V6 ‘power unit’ have made winning races and the title almost impossible for world champions Red Bull. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

’18 hour shifts’ to end Red Bull crisis – Marko

“But whoever can win together, can also work hard together” – Marko

2013-06-07_0729 Red Bull is “slaving around the clock” to solve its problems ahead of next weekend’s season-opening Australian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

Sebastian Vettel may have quietly added another two years to his existing Red Bull contract

Vettel ‘has contract until 2017′ – Lauda

2014-01-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel (2) Last year, whilst already tied to the Austrian squad for 2014, it was announced that the German had extended his deal to also include the 2015 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 03

‘Right decision’ to stay for final test – Vettel

“I think it was absolutely the right decision to come here”

2014-01-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel (8) World champion Sebastian Vettel has hinted crisis-struck Red Bull might have achieved more simply by staying at its factory last week. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 27

Formula one’s next challenge will be putting together a full grid for the opening races of 2014.

107pc qualifying rule is F1′s next hurdle

Kamui Kobayashi As teams grapple with the technological revolution of the all-new V6 era amid severely tight testing restrictions, it emerged after the recent Bahrain test that many 2014 cars – notably the Red Bull of reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel – might struggle simply to qualify for grands prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 26

Marko not sure Red Bull crisis near end

“We are in complex difficulties”

2013-06-09_0078 After the dizzying heights of utter domination late last season, Red Bull finds itself in deep crisis just two weeks before the 2014 opener. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Red Bull ‘has lots of problems’ – Vettel

“The laptimes are not the best, but the first thing was to get the car running.”

2014-01-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel (6) World champion Sebastian Vettel finally managed some laps but at a sluggish pace on Thursday as Red Bull’s pre-season crisis continues. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

No ‘quick fix’ to Red Bull crisis – Vettel

“Our guys are getting very little sleep right now – one to three hours maximum”

2014-01-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - Helmet (4) Red Bull’s early-season crisis has raced from Jerez into Bahrain, as the second of just three pre-season tests began in the island Kingdom. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Berger ‘not surprised’ by Mercedes’ fast start

However, Berger sees a glimmer of hope for Red Bull

2014-01-31 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Lewis Hamilton 13 Gerhard Berger, who is famously close to Red Bull’s inner circle, has admitted Mercedes is heading into the 2014 season as the favourite. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 19

More delays for Red Bull in Bahrain

“The car was still being assembled”

2014-01-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel (28) Red Bull’s troubles seemed to have carried over from Jerez, as Sebastian Vettel struggled to get up to speed in the troubled RB10 on Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »

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