F1 tech update: Mercedes, Ferrari, Racing Point & Red Bull

In the ongoing development war between Formula 1’s teams, keep up to date with what’s new in our regular technical updates. Today, let’s look at four outfits at the British Grand Prix – Mercedes, Ferrari, Racing Point and Red Bull. Teams arrived at the British GP knowing that the track

F1: Hulkenberg impresses Racing Point: ‘It’s like he never left’

Racing Point Formula 1 team technical director Andrew Green says that substitute driver Nico Hulkenberg settled in so quickly at this weekend’s British Grand Prix it was like he’d never left. Hulkenberg last drove for the former Force India team in 2016, prior to a three-year stint at Renault. His

F1 Tech: Why Racing Point is less a Mercedes copy than you think

One of the big tech talking points of 2020 has been the similarities between Racing Point’s RP20 and last year’s Mercedes W10, with its clone having earned some nicknames like ‘Tracing Point’ or ‘Pink Mercedes.’ While there are striking resemblances between the two cars that appear at first glance to

F1 news: 2020 British GP practice results, who was fastest?

Lance Stroll set the pace on the opening day of British Grand Prix practice at Silverstone on Friday for the Racing Point team. Red Bull’s Max Verstappen set the fastest time in the first session using soft tyres, almost half a second clear of world championship-leader Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes,

F1 2020 Update 1.06 Arrives This Week, With Updated Mercedes Livery

An update for F1 2020 is coming to all platforms this week, to address the remaining visual incongruity of the grid: the new official livery of the Mercedes-AMG F1 W11. Thanks to the rather hefty delay to the start of the real-world F1 season, we’ve seen a number of changes

Mattia Binotto: F1 Mugello lap '20 seconds' faster than MotoGP

Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto believes the Mugello Circuit lap record will fall when F1 visits for the Tuscan Grand Prix. The event, which will also mark Ferrari’s 1000th race, is set to be Round 9 of the 2020 season. The track is owned by Ferrari, so unsurprisingly the Scuderia

F1 news: Grosjean apologises for ‘elephant in the room’ comment

Romain Grosjean has apologised to Haas for speaking out of turn in suggesting that the future of his Formula 1 team was in doubt. The Frenchman’s contract runs out at the end of this year and he suggested ahead of this weekend’s Hungarian GP that an “elephant in the room”

F1 tech news: Mercedes, McLaren, AlphaTauri & Racing Point

In the ongoing development war between Formula 1’s teams, keep up to date with what’s new with our regular technical updates. Today, let’s look at four outfits at the Hungarian GP – Mercedes, McLaren, AlphaTauri and Racing Point. Mercedes The reliability gremlins that Mercedes faced in the first race of

F1 points: Who leads the World Championship after Hungarian GP?

Lewis Hamilton has taken the lead of the Formula 1 World Championship after his record eighth victory at the Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring. Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas was leading the points coming into this race but his third-placed finish wasn’t enough to hold on to his lead –

F1 technical update: Ferrari’s recovery push hindered by tokens

Ferrari has begun to put valuable mileage on a major update package it first brought to Austria as it bids to get its SF1000 nearer the front of the grid. Ferrari has begun to put valuable mileage on a major update package it first brought to Austria as it bids