News Details

Fuel saving won't detract from spectacle - Lowe

Mercedes technical chief Paddy Lowe doesn't expect the new fuel regulations, which limit a driver to just 100kg, down from 150kg in previous seasons, to damage the sport's spectacle. The 33 per cent saving comes under the new power unit rules. Whilst some have suggested we could see drivers having to drive slowly in order to reach the end of particularly fuel-heavy race, Lowe doesn't believe that will be the case. "I think you may be overplaying that aspect," said Lowe. "Certainly it's a factor in the races but I hope we won't see it as a dominating factor. "There were occasions where we saw that last year it was stopping a driver from pushing to the limit every lap, and...
Full Story »
1y ago from TheF1Times.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Lowe hopes fuel saving won't dominate

Paddy Lowe has downplayed concerns about fuel saving this season,...
1y ago from PlanetF1.com

De Silvestro to get track time with Sauber

Sauber are hoping to give Swiss female driver, Simona de Silvestro, a...
1y ago from TheF1Times.com

Shell becomes sole fuel supplier in WEC and ELMS

The Shell oil concern has announced it has signed an agreement with the...
1y ago from F1Technical.net

Alguersuari, Klien increase Formula E’s F1 contingent

The final names added to Formula E's new 'Drivers' Club' include another...
1y ago from Crash.net

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Carmelo Ezpeleta discusses future of Czech GP

The CEO of Dorna Sports met with the Minister of Education, Youth and...
6h ago from MotoGP.com

#RossiVsMarquez: Watch it from every angle

Go On Board with Marquez, Rossi & the circuit helicopter for the ultimate...
1d ago from MotoGP.com

Checa completes Ducati testing

Former world Superbike champion Carlos Checa has spent the last few days...
13h ago from SuperSport.com

Rossi denies that he cheated

Movistar Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi has insisted that he did not use...
1d ago from SuperSport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

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

The Verizon IndyCar Series has informed its teams of the penalties...
2d ago from Racer.com

Power penalised for Fontana incident

– Will Power has been fined $25,000 and placed on probation for the...
1d ago from GPUpdate.net

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

IndyCar is expecting a stronger schedule for next season, which will last...
2d ago from Motorsport.com

IndyCar: 'Insane' race spurs critics, supporters

Several leading IndyCar drivers including Juan Pablo Montoya, Will Power...
5d ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

SS8: Latvala win secures third

Volkswagen trio holds podium places
5h ago from WRC.com

SS5: Three out of three for Ott

Tänak extends Poland advantage
10h ago from WRC.com

SS7: Ogier charges into Poland lead

Tänak drops to third after brake and tyre problems
7h ago from WRC.com

Tänak double earns Poland lead

Estonian takes charge after two stage wins
12h ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal Focusing On Sporting Lisbon Midfielder William...

It has been reported that Arsenal have dropped their interest in Juventus...
1h ago from Nastytackle.com

Arsenal have mirrored one of Man United’s best ever...

After what seemed like an age, Petr Cech finally completed his move...

Why is Mourinho so obsessed with Arsene and Asenal?

After every night fall there is a dawn and there is never a day without...
5h ago from ArsenalFever.com

Premier League games on Sky

The Blues' curtain-raiser against Swansea on Saturday, August 8 is the...
9h ago from Football365.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

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.