News Details

'F1 won't be much quicker than GP2' - Button

Jenson Button believes GP2 cars could be a close match for Formula 1 cars this season, thanks to the major regulation changes which have resulted in slower lap times. The McLaren driver reckons, at particular circuits, the difference in terms of speed won't be as great as it has been in the past due to a combination of changes. "They [GP2 cars] will be a lot closer on certain circuits," said the Briton. "At high-speed circuits we will be quicker but not that much quicker, but then again this is the first test with a very new package." In particular, without even taking into account the new aerodynamic rules, the cars are 49kg heavier than in 2013 thanks to the new power...
Full Story »
1y ago from TheF1Times.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Raikkonen: The cars are much slower? It’s pointless...

Raikkonen: The cars are much slower? It’s pointless making comparisons...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

2014 cars can go 'four seconds quicker' - Sutil

Sutil got his first run out of the Sauber in Jerez Sutton Images Enlarge...
1y ago from espnF1.com

Speed to increase by at least four seconds - Sutil

Adrian Sutil has predicted the 2014 F1-spec cars will be at least four...
1y ago from Crash.net

GP2 cars will be close to F1 pace at some circuits -...

Sutton Images Enlarge Jenson Button has warned that GP2 cars might rival...
1y ago from espnF1.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Redding on a problem solving mission at MotoGP Mugello

Britain’s Scott Redding is on a mission to solve his front-end grip...
3h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Hayden: Mugello is incredible

Nicky Hayden heads to this weekend's Italian MotoGP fresh from his first...
4h ago from Crash.net

Pedrosa Blog: Looking forward to Mugello

I’m excited to go to Italy, but I need to be careful after the last...
6h ago from MotoGP.com

Pedrosa: Arm better than expected

An early fall at Le Mans scuppered any chance of a strong race result,...
4h ago from Crash.net

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Daly to replace Hinchcliffe for Detroit

– Conor Daly will remain in IndyCar after Schmidt Peterson...
2h ago from GPUpdate.net

IndyCar: Daly confirmed for SPM's No. 5 for Detroit...

As RACER first reported on Monday, Conor Daly was the insider to fill in...
1h ago from Racer.com

Montoya presented with $2.4 million Indy cheque

Team Penske driver Juan Pablo Montoya has been presented with a $2.4...
11h ago from SpeedCafe.com

Video: Indianapolis 500 highlights

No description available...
1d ago from GPUpdate.net

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Fiesta R5 on the cards for Al-Attiyah

Nasser plans car swap for Poland
1h ago from WRC.com

Sordo happy with sixth despite tyre struggles

Dani Sordo says he's happy with sixth place at Rally de Portugal despite...
5h ago from Crash.net

WATCH: Shocking rally crash

Brace yourself, and check out this horrific rally car crash...
1d ago from SkySports.com

WRC team "speechless" after three-hour...

Lorenzo Bertelli's FWRT team was left "speechless" by the...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Video: Arsenal trio Ramsey, Mertesacker, Koscielny...

Arsenal stars Aaron Ramsey, Per Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny have...
3h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Cazorla watches his FA Cup final free kick

Cazorla rewatched his FA Cup final free kick from last season against...
7h ago from ESPNFC.co.uk

Gnabry called up by Germany Under-21s

Serge Gnabry has been named in Germany's provisional squad for this...
4h ago from Arsenal.com

VIDEO: Arsenal Stars Feature In #ReturnOfTheFan

The end of the Premier League season has passed, leaving us without...
2h ago from FreshArsenal.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.