News Details

Button: GP2 will be close to Formula 1

– Jenson Button says GP2 cars will be close to matching Formula 1 lap times at certain circuits this season, with the field getting to grips with one of the biggest technical regulation overhauls in the sport's history. Turbocharged 1.6-litre V6 power units made their on-track debut at the Circuito de Jerez last week alongside a host of aerodynamic and chassis changes, with drivers later describing a massive difference behind the wheel. And with times more than five seconds slower than the same stage last year, Button reckons Formula 1's primary feeder category could find itself level as the teams journey through the early stages of car development. "They [GP2] will be a lot...
Full Story »
1y ago from GPUpdate.net 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

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

Minimal tire data collected at Jerez test

The first test of the 2014 season was eventful in some ways and not in...
1y ago from Formula1Blog.com

Vettel's Jerez test ends early

Technical problems brought Sebastian Vettel's involvement in Formula...
1y ago from SuperSport.com

Newey concerned about F1 safety

Red Bull technical chief Adrian Newey is concerned that the new Formula...
1y ago from PlanetF1.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Rossi: 15 years of winning

Not happy with breaking the records of others, Valentino Rossi broke one...
8h ago from MotoGP.com

Qualifying sessions in MotorLand

Mir, Pons and Rivas post best qualifying times at Aragon. Proving the...
4h ago from MotoGP.com

MotoGP riders discuss passion for cycling

A selection of top riders swap horsepower for pedal-power in a cycling...
9h ago from MotoGP.com

Gardner Q&A: "It’s great doing something that I...

CIP's Remy Gardner chats to motogp.com about his move up to the World...
14h ago from MotoGP.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Power penalised for Fontana incident

– Will Power has been fined $25,000 and placed on probation for the...
2d ago from GPUpdate.net

IndyCar Power fined $25k; Vautier $10K, Rahal $5k...

The Verizon IndyCar Series has informed its teams of the penalties...
3d ago from Racer.com

IndyCar: 'Insane' race spurs critics, supporters

Several leading IndyCar drivers including Juan Pablo Montoya, Will Power...
6d ago from Racer.com

2016 IndyCar season to be longer, Road America may...

IndyCar is expecting a stronger schedule for next season, which will last...
3d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Evans retires from Rally Poland

M-Sport's Elfyn Evans has retired from day two of Rally Poland due to a...
11h ago from Crash.net

SS11: Ogier holds off pursuers

Mikkelsen maintains pressure on Poland leader
12h ago from WRC.com

Lappi heads Skoda 1-2 in Poland WRC 2 clash

The Finn won five stages in his Fabia R5 to head Tidemand by 50.3sec,...
1d ago from WRC.com

Pryce ‘close to perfect' in Junior WRC

Welshman wins five stages to head Poland standings
1d ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal target Arturo Vidal on the verge of sealing...

Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal is on the verge of completing a move to...
1h ago from TalkSport.com

Man United: Twitter reacts to Robin van Persie's...

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie agreed personal terms with...
4h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Arsenal and Manchester United target thought to have...

Arsenal and Manchester United target Arturo Vidal has reportedly agreed a...
2h ago from Telegraph.co.uk

Man City midfielder Samir Nasri denies seeking Arsenal...

N FC's Alexis Nunes and Tommy Smyth talk Manchester City's continued...
4h ago from ESPNFC.co.uk

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

Alonso could be disqualified after tyre mistake

McLaren boss Eric Boullier confirmed the mistake,... Read More »
5h ago from Motorsport.com

Haas F1 could have big advantage in 2016

With all of the talk in Formula 1 centered on its... Read More »
5h ago from Formula1Blog.com

McLaren pressuring Honda

Eric Boullier says McLaren are putting pressure... Read More »
3h ago from SkySports.com

Recent News

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.