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Ferrari: Claims of 30hp F1 engine step for 2023 "a joke"

With an engine freeze in place from the start of last year, a number of car makers elected to risk reliability in a bid to ensure they had the best possible baseline of performance.Both Ferrari and Renault, which powers the Alpine team, admitted that they had pushed things to the limit in the quest for longer-term gains.They knew that the rules would...

Why floor designs have become a key F1 battleground

Whereas once the key to aerodynamic performance lay in wings and other aero surfaces, now more downforce as an overall percentage can be found through exploiting the underside of the car to maximum effect.When considering the floor, we're not only talking about the visible upper surface. We also have to factor in the underfloor which, from 2022 onwards,...

Red Bull F1 car spotted on iconic Aussie road

Several clips of a V8-powered Red Bull RB7 cruising along the coastal road have surfaced on social media in the past day.The Sea Cliff Bridge run is believed to be part of a promotional video shoot that will conclude at this weekend's Bathurst 12 Hour.There has been speculation regarding filming of the RB7 in and around Aussie landmarks in recent weeks,...

Audi buys stake in Sauber F1 team ahead of 2026 entry

Audi announced in August last year that it will be entering F1 in works capacity on the advent of new engine regulations in 2026, amid a boom in the sport’s popularity across the world.This was followed by the news in October that Sauber, which currently operates as Alfa Romeo Racing, will become its “strategic partner”, and use its Hinwil facility...

Webber: Red Bull will remain "dangerous" threat in F1 2023 title fight

The 2022 season saw Red Bull sweep to its first championship double since 2013 as it wrapped up both titles with more than a month to spare.Max Verstappen won a record 15 races en route to his second F1 drivers’ championship, while Sergio Perez’s pair of victories and biggest season points haul to date aided Red Bull in securing the constructors’ title.Although...

Five things we learned from Vasseur’s first Ferrari F1 press call

The timing of the change of team principal, during the critical busy winter period when big decisions are made, meant the Prancing Horse could not avoid a bit of uncertainty until replacement Fred Vasseur got his feet inside Maranello at the start of January.After a fortnight getting to know better the inner-workings of the team, this ...Keep reading

Magnussen: Previous pressure in Formula 1 felt "very scary"

Magnussen’s F1 career looked to have ended in 2020 when he was dropped by Haas at the end of the season, prompting him to move into sportscar racing in the United States.But after Nikita Mazepin’s contract was terminated in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Magnussen returned to Haas on a multi-year deal. The Dane finished fifth in his comeback...

Vettel reveals “huge” admiration for rally drivers

The recently retired F1 driver discussed his fascination of rallying ahead of this weekend’s Race of Champions in Sweden, where he will compete alongside World Rally Championship drivers past and present in Sebastien Loeb, Thierry Neuville, Petter Solberg and Oliver Solberg.Vettel revealed that he regularly follows the WRC and is in awe of the skills...

Binotto praised for helping Vasseur’s Ferrari F1 handover

Vasseur was signed up by Ferrari in the wake of Binotto resigning last year, after feeling he did not have the necessary support of Ferrari chairman John Elkann and CEO Benedetto Vigna.While Binotto expressed his ‘regret’ at the time about having to leave behind a team that he felt was on the up, it appears he made sure not to leave Vasseur in the lurch.Speaking...

No Ferrari number one driver, but Vasseur won't hesitate to "take action"

Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz both won races for Ferrari last year, but it was Leclerc who finished the season second in the championship, 62 points clear of Sainz, who admitted he struggled to adapt to the Ferrari F1-75 car as quickly as his teammate.Talk of team orders between Leclerc and Sainz emerged as early as round four at Imola last season...

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