Features

  • KERS in F1, a ruleset for innovation

    KERS in F1, a ruleset for innovation

    By on in Mechanics

    In a series of articles, Richard Ronc takes a deep look into the history of KERS in its current ruleset.


  • Looking back on the Sauber C31

    Looking back on the Sauber C31

    By on in Technical

    Sauber's Gianpaolo Dall'ara and Matt Morris talk to Ian Bamsey to have a look at the team's highly succesful Sauber C31.


  • Wheel rims and tethers

    Wheel rims and tethers

    By on in Mechanics

    The rim is the connection point between the tyre, which is the only part of the car to make contact with the road, and the chassis itself.


  • Renault explains F1 engine throttles

    Renault explains F1 engine throttles

    By on in Mechanics

    Throttles are one of the most important components in an F1 engine. Renault Sport F1 gives an explanation of throttle designs and how that evolved in F1.


  • Cockpit

    Cockpit

    By on in F1

    Ever since the fifties, Formula One drivers have seats that put them in a very laydown position for performance benefits.


  • Toro Rosso STR8 launch - technical analysis

    Toro Rosso STR8 launch - technical analysis

    By on in Technical

    Toro Rosso launched its STR8 a single evening before the start of winter testing, and upon its unveiling immediately drew attention to the host of changes that were put on the car.


  • Mercedes F1W04 launch - technical analysis

    Mercedes F1W04 launch - technical analysis

    By on in Technical

    Mercedes have gone back to basics, shedding all the special items from its W03 and designing a better car with a basic layout. While this may be strange to some, it is really what Mercedes need.


  • Red Bull RB9 launch - technical analysis

    Red Bull RB9 launch - technical analysis

    By on in Technical

    Red Bull's RB9 is a clear evolution of the championship winning RB8, but then again, so were the RB7 and the RB6, who also won both championships driven by Sebastian Vettel.


  • Sauber C32 launch - technical analysis

    Sauber C32 launch - technical analysis

    By on in Technical

    Despite this being the last year with the current engines, requiring a major design change for 2014, Sauber have pulled out all stops to produce a car that is largely different from its predecessor and successful {Sauber C31}.


  • Ferrari F138 launch - technical analysis

    Ferrari F138 launch - technical analysis

    By on in Technical

    Ferrari presented its 2013 car in a big launch event at Maranello, with speaches from the main members from the team. The real star however was of course the new F138 which at first sight appeared to be a cautious development of the troubled F2012.