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F1 low budget engine proposal rejected by large majority 0

F1 low budget engine proposal rejected by large majority

The Formula 1 Commission on Tuesday rejected plans for a low budget ‘client engine’ in 2017, which can also be perceived as a major blow to the sport’s traditional power-brokers. By Monday’s deadline, three independent manufacturers...

Mateschitz losing patience with Red Bull F1 engine saga 0

Mateschitz losing patience with Red Bull F1 engine saga

Mateschitz spoke to Red Bull-owned Speedweek, and said he still has no concrete plan for an engine supply deal to either of his teams, neither Red Bull Racing nor Toro Rosso. When asked if either...

Pirelli ‘ultrasoft’ will only be used on street circuits 0

Pirelli ‘ultrasoft’ will only be used on street circuits

The Italian manufacturer plans to expand its tyre range for next year in order to have greater flexibility when choosing compounds for the grands prix. The ultrasoft will join the supersoft, soft, medium and...

Mecachrome Q&A: “Two teams, four cars is the plan” 0

Mecachrome Q&A: “Two teams, four cars is the plan”

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Exclusive: Mecachrome applies for Formula 1 engine tender 0

Exclusive: Mecachrome applies for Formula 1 engine tender

With Ilmor and AER having expressed their interest in the engine concept to the FIA last week, Mecachrome has now confirmed it too wants to get involved, and reckons it would need just six months...

Maldonado: I know I have the talent to beat Hamilton 0

Maldonado: I know I have the talent to beat Hamilton

Accident prone Pastor Maldonado has defended his reputation as the ‘crash king’ of Formula 1, and is adamant that at the wheel of a Mercedes he he could beat world champion Lewis Hamilton. Following the controversial...

Haas missed strong US opportunity, says Rossi 0

Haas missed strong US opportunity, says Rossi

Rossi says he was not surprised when Haas announced Romain Grosjean and Esteban Gutierrez as their two drivers for next season earlier this month. “I understand that Formula 1 is a business as much...

Wolff: We will not be blackmailed 0

Wolff: We will not be blackmailed

The battle over the future of Formula 1 will move to Paris, on Tuesday, where the strategy group will meet, pitting Bernie Ecclestone and the governing FIA against the powerful car manufacturers. They are arguing bitterly over...

Briatore says Mercedes gap is still significant 0

Briatore says Mercedes gap is still significant

Formula 1 veteran Flavio Briatore is not sure that Mercedes can be beaten even in 2016. The German outfit has been dominant throughout the two years of the ‘power unit’ era so far, but...

Rookie Nasr says he outshone his experienced teammate 0

Rookie Nasr says he outshone his experienced teammate

Rookie Felipe Nasr is sure he has put Sauber teammate Marcus Ericsson firmly in the shade this season. Actually, the pair are 9-9 in qualifying trim, and each appears to have taken a turn...