News Details

Massa: 'Expect more sideways action this year'

Formula 1 fans can expect more rear-sliding and sideways action this year according to Williams driver Felipe Massa. With the introduction of a new V6 power unit and an ERS unit which is twice as powerful as last years KERS, combined with the ban on exhaust-blowing and harder tyres, the rear of the 2014 cars are much more unstable and the rears harder to heat as a result. Massa says this will likely lead to some scary moments, but it's up to the driver to reduce the amount rear-sliding as ultimately, whilst spectacular, it'll make you slower. "I think for sure you're going to see the cars sliding more, because you have less grip with some more torque," he is quoted as saying....
Full Story »
2y ago from TheF1Times.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

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

Jenson Button believes GP2 cars could be a close match for Formula 1 cars...
2y ago from TheF1Times.com

Massa: Cars will be going sideways

Fans could be in for a spectacle this season as Felipe Massa reckons F1...
2y ago from PlanetF1.com

Massa: There will be more sideways this year

Felipe Massa reckons that race fans could be in for a more spectacular F1...
2y ago from Crash.net

'We will see a lot of sideways this year' - Massa

Getty Images Enlarge Felipe Massa says Formula One drivers will have to...
2y ago from espnF1.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Keeping Rossi and Lorenzo at Yamaha in 2017...

Yamaha will have a tough job convincing both Valentino Rossi and Jorge...
3h ago from Motorsport.com

Baz eager to confirm test crash cause

– Loris Baz says he is eager to determine the cause of his...
2h ago from GPUpdate.net

Analysis: How Rossi made Yamaha eat out of his hand

When he rejoined Yamaha from Ducati in 2013, Valentino Rossi was very much...
23h ago from Motorsport.com

Ajo: Manufacturers would enhance Moto2

Aki Ajo, whose team won the Moto2 title at its first attempt with Johann...
3h ago from Crash.net

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

IndyCars tougher than ever to drive in 2016, says...

Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud is impressed with the increased downforce...
17h ago from Motorsport.com

INDYCAR: Chilton encouraged after first test

New Chip Ganassi Racing driver Max Chilton turned his first laps in an...
19h ago from Racer.com

Vautier still hopeful of Coyne IndyCar drive

Former IndyCar Rookie of the Year Tristan Vautier is eager to continue...
11h ago from Motorsport.com

INDYCAR: Sonoma test notebook

Chevy's single-day test at Sonoma Raceway on Wednesday gave fans and...
14h ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Sweden WRC: Ogier leads, Latvala and Neuville in...

Sebastien Ogier kicked off Rally Sweden by establishing a lead of 24...
3h ago from Motorsport.com

SS2: Ogier sets early pace in Sweden

SS2: Ogier sets earlypace in Sweden Sébastien Ogier held a slender lead...
4h ago from WRC.com

SS4: Scare for Sweden leader Ogier

Frenchman stretches advantage despite hitting tree
2h ago from WRC.com

Ogier takes early Sweden lead despite scare

Sebastien Ogier has opened up a comfortable lead on the opening leg of...
1h ago from Crash.net

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal vs Leicester City: Team news, kick-off time,...

Arsenal vs Leicester City: Team news, kick-off time, probable line-ups,...
2h ago from DailyMail.co.uk

Extra: Wenger on Ranieri, Per, Giroud

Read extra quotes from Arsène Wenger's press conference ahead of...
2h ago from Arsenal.com

Top 7 European team's 2016/17 kits that have been...

Which kit will Messi, Ronaldo, Pogba, Ozil, Rooney, Ribery and Hazard...
3h ago from SportsKeeda.com

Stats: Barcelona's MSN is the most used attacking...

Barcelona's 'MSN' has already played an astonishing 8093...
3h ago from SportsKeeda.com

Comments

Hottest News

A teaser from Ferrari

Days ahead of the launch of its 2016 contender,... Read More »
6h ago from Pitpass.com

Testing a livery

F1i looks at some of the testing liveries seen... Read More »
36m ago from F1i.com

Ferrari: 'Tragedy' if no title by 2017

Ferrari last won the drivers' title in 2007 and... Read More »
56m ago from BBC.co.uk

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.