• What's changed with F1's new rear wing deflection tests
    on June 30, 2022 at 12:08 pm

    One of the most intriguing, that has been placed into the rules rather than fall under the remit of a technical directive, relates to rear wing flexibility tests.As teams have begun to settle into F1's new regulations, and produce a steady stream of updates orientated towards reducing drag while maintaining downforce, it's interesting to see that changes have been made to the rear wing and ...Keep reading

  • Hamilton's Ignite initiative announces first diversity grants
    on June 30, 2022 at 10:39 am

    The initiative was launched last July by Hamilton and his Mercedes team, and is co-ordinated by his Mission 44 charitable foundation.The first recipients are Motorsport UK and the Royal Academy of Engineering, who will receive over £500,000 from an initial total of £5 million of seed funding.The Motorsport UK programme is focused on increasing female participation in grass roots ...Keep reading

  • Five standout technical ideas from F1’s 2022 cars
    on June 30, 2022 at 9:47 am

    The more restrictive regulations in terms of design freedom prompted fears that the only variation we would see among cars would be with the sidepods.However, as the F1 season has developed, there has been a fascinating mix of ideas and solutions up and down the grid that are worth focusing on.Here we take a look at some of the key areas where teams have allowed their own concepts to ...Keep reading

  • F1 hits out at Bernie Ecclestone’s Putin defence
    on June 30, 2022 at 8:46 am

    Ecclestone caused a stir on Thursday morning when, in an interview with ITV show Good Morning Britain, he moved to defend the actions of Russian president Putin in his war with Ukraine.The 91-year-old said at one point: “I would still take a bullet for him. I’d rather it didn’t hurt but I would still take a bullet.”Pushed on why he felt that way, Ecclestone added: “Because he’s ...Keep reading

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