Tag Archive: MGU-H

Nov 26

Wolff pushes blame of three-engine F1 season on Red Bull

“The regulations stood for four engines next year, we were perfectly fine for that.”

2017-06-08_0687Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says Red Bull’s demands for cheaper engines is to blame for the three-engine rule to be introduced for the 2018 Formula 1 world championship. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 11

 Scuderia Toro Rosso Team Clarification

The last race in Mexico saw only two cars out of six finish the race, highlighting the poor reliability.

07 - Scuderia Toro Rosso Due to recent accusations made in the media from the team’s engine supplier, Toro Rosso wishes to clarify the actual situation regarding the power units. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 03

Marchionne: Ferrari will quit F1 if 2021 engines don’t suit us

“We see 2021 taking on a different air which is going to force some decisions on Ferrari”

2017-10-19_0779Ferrari President Sergio Marchionne has sounded out the potential of the Italian manufacturer leaving Formula 1 if the 2021 engine direction does not meet its satisfaction. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 02

Wolff explains ‘concept flaw’ in proposed F1 engine plans

“The flaw of the concept is that it’s a completely new engine and new investment.”

20170324-096Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says Formula 1’s proposed new power units for 2021 are ‘a completely new engine’ and haven’t been met positively by existing manufacturers. Read the rest of this entry »


Aug 26

Hamilton guaranteed minimum 15-place grid drop

Mercedes has confirmed Lewis Hamilton will take at least 15 positions worth of penalties for the Belgian Grand Prix this weekend

2016-07-09-Saturday-0034 The championship leader will receive a new MGU-H that takes him outside of his allowed allocation, landing him a 10 place grid penalty. Together with a new Turbo Charger, ICE and MGU-K, Hamilton has accumulated 15 positions worth of grid penalties. Read the rest of this entry »


May 01

‘Curious’ Hamilton wants back-to-back failures explained

“I’m very, very curious as to what is going on”
Lewis Hamilton says he has asked the Mercedes team to give him ‘as much detail as possible’ to explain why he suffered identical problems in qualifying for both the Chinese Grand Prix and this weekend’s Russian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 22

McLaren changes engine again, incurs ‘105 grid penalties’

McLaren-Honda fit another new engine to both cars in an effort to avoid future penalties following a change in the regulations

McLaren changes engine again, incurs ‘105 grid penalties’McLaren-Honda has opted to take a second engine change of the weekend for both Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button after exploiting an effective loophole following a change in penalty regulations. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 17

Analysis: The efficiency race

Monza’s 2014 race offered an ideal opportunity

2014-09-17 - RenaultAt the end of 2013 the FIA Formula One World Championship bid farewell to its normally aspirated V8s and embraced brand new Power Units that combined a hybrid V6 turbo engine with two energy recovery systems – the MGU-K that works under braking, and MGU-H which harvests energy at the exhaust.

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