News Details

V6 turbo is more of a drivers' car - Magnussen

Getty Images Enlarge McLaren's Kevin Magnussen believes driver talent will shine through a lot more in the latest generation of Formula One cars than it ever did in the V8 era. This year downforce has been stripped from the cars and the drivers have significantly more torque to deal with from the new V6 turbo engines. Magnussen, who was quickest on the second day of testing in Bahrain, believes drivers will play a bigger part in registering quick laps this year. "It really is a drivers' car; more than the old ones," he said. "With the blown diffuser [on the old cars] it became a little bit easy and on new tyres you were very much relying on the car and the set-up and the...
Full Story »
8mo ago from espnF1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Bahrain Day 2: Magnussen fastest by far as renault...

Bahrain Day 2: Magnussen fastest by far as renault finally see light at...
8mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

Magnussen tops second test day in Bahrain

– Kevin Magnussen topped the timesheets during the second day of...
8mo ago from GPUpdate.net

Magnussen fastest on day two in Bahrain

McLaren Mercedes Kevin Magnussen set the fastest time on the second day...
8mo ago from F1Zone.net

Magnussen and McLaren on top form on day two in Bahrain

Kevin Magnussen secured top honours for McLaren on the second day of...
8mo ago from RichlandF1.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.