News Details

2014 F1 Preview: New engines, new rules and new sounds

2014 F1 Preview: New engines, new rules and new sounds 8 March, 2014 Formula 1 will look and sound different when the season starts in Melbourne on March 16, with new regulations and the introduction of a turbocharged V6 engine with energy recovery systems. The following looks at the main changes for 2014, with the sport going through its most significant technical overhaul in at least two decades. Power Unit Put simply, what used to be called an engine has become something a lot more complicated. The old 2.4 litre V8 engines, with kinetic energy recovery systems (KERS), that revved at up to 18,000rpm have been consigned to history and replaced by a power unit – a 1.6 litre...
Full Story »
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Renault problems 'disturb' Lotus pair

Lotus technical director Nick Chester believes Renault's new energy...
1y ago from PlanetF1.com

Current brake-by-wire unsettling for Lotus drivers

Lotus technical director Nick Chester points to Renault's energy recovery...
1y ago from F1Technical.net

New systems 'disturbing' drivers – Lotus

Inconsistencies from the new Renault energy recovery systems are...
1y ago from Crash.net

'If I was driving the car I would be complaining' -...

Daniel Ricciardo had an impressive run late in the day, but Renault says...
1y ago from espnF1.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Lorenzo: "It's normal that Yamaha prefers Rossi...

In an exclusive Motorsport.com interview, three-time MotoGP champion Jorge...
7h ago from Motorsport.com

No adaptive strategies for single ECU

MotoGP's new unified ECU will not continuously adapt traction control and...
5h ago from Crash.net

'It's normal that Yamaha prefers Rossi to beat me' -...

Jorge Lorenzo says he sees it as 'normal' that his Yamaha team...

MotoGP reveals Baz test crash data

– MotoGP has revealed the full telemetry data from Loris Baz's...
9h ago from GPUpdate.net

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Helio Castroneves: “Trust me, Phoenix is going to be...

All four Team Penske drivers ended the Chevrolet test at Phoenix...
5h ago from Motorsport.com

INDYCAR: High hopes at Foyt after engineering revamp

Larry Foyt is optimistic that a reinforced engineering group and the...
22m ago from Racer.com

Carpenter impressed with Phoenix challenge and...

Ed Carpenter says IndyCar’s return to Phoenix International Raceway will...
6h ago from Motorsport.com

Jack Harvey: IndyCar “more exciting than Formula 1...

Racing Steps Foundation graduate Jack Harvey is seeking to step up to the...
12h ago from TheCheckeredFlag...

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Scandinavians vs the world in Sweden's WRC 2 clash

However to do that they'll first have to get past the distinctly non...
5h ago from WRC.com

Rally Sweden: News in Brief

Stories making the news ahead of this week’s WRC encounter
11h ago from WRC.com

Kubica confirmed to skip Rally Sweden

Robert Kubica has officially withdrawn from competing at Rally Sweden but...
9h ago from Crash.net

Rally Sweden could be cancelled due to high...

The organisers of Rally Sweden have announced that the 2016 edition of the...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Man United & Chelsea plotting summer moves for...

Chelsea and Manchester United are closely monitoring Alex...

Arsenal Target Aymeric Laporte Denies Ruling Out...

It has been reported that Athletic Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte has...
4h ago from Nastytackle.com

Could this forgotten star give Arsenal the title race...

League run-ins can often be decided by small margins, a moment, a...

5 teams who are going through a mid-season slump

Teams who had a strong to 2015 haven't performed in the new year.
4h ago from SportsKeeda.com

Comments

Hottest News

Why 2016 will be down to aero development

Without doubt, Scuderia Ferrari have made massive... Read More »
7h ago from F1Hub.net

Williams F1 practical about car vs driver spending

There was an article over at AUTOSPORT that I... Read More »
2h ago from Formula1Blog.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.