Tag Archive: Andrew Benson

May 15

Megaphone exhaust ‘didn’t work – Rosberg

“It didn’t make it much louder.  So we’ll just have to look for another solution.”

2014-05-09 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Spain - rear, exhaust 01 F1’s supposed ‘sound problem’ is going back to the drawing board, following the track debut of the Mercedes ‘megaphone’. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 10

Formula one teams this week blocked moves to raise the minimum weight limit for 2014

F1 says no to heavier cars, mandatory pitstops

2013-10-26 - Lotus F1 Team - Romain Grosjean 07 - teamsDrivers like Daniel Ricciardo are hurriedly trimming muscle ahead of the next world championship, as the new turbo V6 and ERS regulations add crucial weight to the single seaters. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 28

F1’s uneasy relationship with its tyre supplier Pirelli became even more strained in India.

Pirelli situation became even more strained in India

2013-10-25 - Pirelli  - 0009At the tail end of the Italian marque’s highly controversial 2013 campaign, the tyre situation was stark in India as the soft or ‘option’ tyre failed to last more than a few mere laps. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 29

‘Raikkonen back to Ferrari’ rumours swirl in Hungary

“You never know what happens in the future and I am happy where I am.”

2012-06-10_05292009-09-13 - Italie - Ferrari - Kimi Raikkonen 00As he pushed for victory on Sunday, rumours Kimi Raikkonen is back on Ferrari’s radar continued to swirl and flourish in the Hungaroring paddock.

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Jan 13

Ferrari working on Lotus-style braking system

2012 Ferrari has ugly ‘bump’ on nose

2011-11-13 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro - Abu Dhabi - Felipe Massa - Fernando Alonso - 012011-11-14 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro - Abu Dhabi - Fernando Alonso 01Ferrari has emerged as the first team ready to copy Lotus’ reportedly innovative braking ride height system. The BBC claims Italian giant Ferrari “are working on a similar system”, which apparently has already been declared legal by F1’s governing body.

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Nov 30

Ecclestone happy with HRT’s new direction

Bernie Ecclestone is happy that HRT, the back of the grid Spanish team, appears to have turned a corner.

2011-07-30 - HRT F1 Team - Hungary - Bernie Ecclestone 012011-10-14 - HRT F1 Team - Korea - Narain Karthikeyan  01Last year, the F1 chief executive described the team and fellow straggler Virgin as “cripples” that have been “an embarrassment” that the sport needed to “get rid of”.

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