News Details

Magnussen: Drivers have bigger influence

– Kevin Magnussen reckons drivers will be able to make a bigger difference with the sport's latest machines. This season, turbocharged 1.6-litre V6 power units have arrived on the scene, while exhaust-blown diffusers – which generated masses of rear-end downforce – have been outlawed. Along with a variety of other technical tweaks, it has presented the grid with a massive driving challenge, and Magnussen, who set the pace on the second test day in Bahrain, says he is enjoying every moment. "It really is a drivers' car," said Magnussen. "With blown diffusers 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 »
1y ago from GPUpdate.net 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

V6 turbo is more of a drivers' car - Magnussen

Getty Images Enlarge McLaren's Kevin Magnussen believes driver talent...
1y ago from espnF1.com

McLaren's Kevin Magnussen shines again, Red Bull put...

Manama, Bahrain:  McLaren's exciting new recruit Kevin Magnussen...
1y ago from NDTVSports.com

Magnussen to kick off Sakhir test

Kevin Magnussen has revealed he will be driving the MP4-29 on the opening...
1y ago from PlanetF1.com

Magnussen very curious to know standing

Although he was comfortably quickest on the second day of testing in...
1y ago from Crash.net

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

MotoGP to return to Indonesia?

Indonesia may return to the MotoGP calendar from 2017 after talks...
53m ago from SuperSport.com

Rivals refuse to write off Marquez

With Marc Marquez having won only one race this there has been plenty of...
17h ago from MotorcycleNews.c...

Dovi primed for Mugello win?

In this weekend' Motorcycle News you can read about how Ducati may well...
17h ago from MotorcycleNews.c...

Thoughts and expectations before Donington’s battle...

Current top-5 WorldSBK riders anticipate the round ahead. The official...
13h ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Verstappen: A Monaco podium. Why not?

Max Verstappen sees no reason why he cannot deliver on team boss Franz...
1h ago from Motorsport.com

Brundle to test 18-inch Pirelli GP2 car at Monaco

Grand Prix veteran-turned-TV commentator Martin Brundle is drive an...
1h ago from Motorsport.com

Hamilton confirmation puts squeeze on F1 driver market

Lewis Hamilton’s commitment to Mercedes for another three years has put...
1h ago from Motorsport.com

IndyCar: Boston race confirmed for 2016

IndyCar officially confirmed today that it will race in the South Boston...
12h ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

SS1: Mikkelsen takes early lead in Portugal

Volkswagen claims 1-2-3 in Lousada curtain-raiser
12h ago from WRC.com

Calls for big team support in the ARC

Australian Rally Championship driver Justin Dowel has called for the...
6h ago from Motorsport.com

Mikkelsen powers ahead in Portugal

Andreas Mikkelsen surged to the lead in his Volkswagen Polo as the...
12h ago from SuperSport.com

Rally de Portugal: Pre-event press conference

Present: Sebastien Ogier (Volkswagen Motorsport), Malcolm Wilson (M-Sport...
13h ago from Crash.net

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal transfer news and rumours: Barcelona eye £50...

Arsenal Barcelona plan to make a £50 million-plus bid for Arsenal...
1h ago from Telegraph.co.uk

Transfer rumours and paper review - Friday, May 22

Here's the top transfer-related stories in Friday's newspapers......
1h ago from TalkSport.com

Man United and Arsenal target completes shock La Liga...

Manchester United and Arsenal target Ilkay Gundogan is believed to have...

Wenger: I WILL go on a spending SPREE this summer to...

VOW: Wenger has vowed to splash the cash this summer [GETTY] “We...
1h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

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.