News Details

Mercedes W05 on par with Newey's Red Bull RB10 believes Costa

Aldo Costa Mercedes insists its 2014 car is on par with the RB10 chassis being fielded by reigning world champions Red Bull this season. The more common perception in the Formula 1 paddock so far this year is that while the silver W05 is a tidy single seater, its clear dominance is being fuelled mainly by its vastly superior turbo V6 ‘power unit'. Red Bull, meanwhile, is apparently only managing to stay relatively competitive amid engine supplier Renault's problems due to the once again field-leading car design efforts of Adrian Newey. But Aldo Costa, the Mercedes car designer, insisted to Germany's Auto Motor und Sport that his W05 is 'about on par with Red Bull'. 'There are certain...
Full Story »
1y ago from 0

You May Also Be Interested In...

Red Bull: An excellent day

Red Bull: An excellent day 8 April, 2014 After delivering a superb drive...
1y ago from

McLaren adamant Mercedes can still be caught

McLaren racing director Eric Boullier maintains that Mercedes are...
1y ago from

Red Bull focused on improving engine performance

Red Bull/Getty Images Red Bull chief designer Rob Marshall says he is...
1y ago from

Horner lauds top drawer Ricciardo after run to fourth

Christian Horner heaped more praise on Red Bull new boy Daniel Ricciardo...
1y ago from

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On

Rossi takes fourth Monza Rally win

Valentino Rossi has taken his fourth win at the Monza Rally Show, taking...

Marquez admits engine troubles after double fall

After going down twice on the final day of testing at Jerez, Marc...
1d ago from

Is Valentino Rossi the greatest of all time?

He may have missed out on his 10th World Championship by a whisker, but...

Rossi and MotoGP announce Rossi: The Game

The 2016 official MotoGP game will take on a new look upon it’s release...

Popular On

RACER Video: Robin Miller on Phil Krueger

Phil Krueger never won a race or a championship, but he did win miles of...
9h ago from

Graham Rahal and Courtney Force married Saturday in an...

Verizon IndyCar Series driver Graham Rahal and NHRA Funny Car driver...
1w ago from

INDYCAR: Karam, Ganassi part ways

Open-wheel phenom Sage Karam is no longer under contract with Chip...
6d ago from

IndyCar season review: Tony Kanaan

What will you remember the 2015 IndyCar season for? Juan Pablo Montoya's...
3d ago from

Popular On

Weekend specials for WRC stars

Gilbert, Neuville and Hirvonen made guest appearances.
13h ago from

Østberg and Camilli join M-Sport

Østberg’s return to the squad, with whom he spent three seasons...
19h ago from

M-Sport confirms Ostberg and 'surprise' Camilli

M-Sport has announced an all new driver line-up for the 2016 World Rally...
19h ago from

Tänak to drive for new DMACK team in 2016

Estonian will tackle 14 rounds with the DMACK World Rally Team
3d ago from

Popular On

Arsene Wenger Reveals Deal To Sign Bayern Munich Star...

Arsene Wenger has revealed he nearly signed Bayern Munich star Kingsley...
5h ago from

Mariner: I'm staggered Wenger played Sanchez

FC's Paul Mariner can't believe that Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger chose to...
5h ago from

Arsenal's Santi Cazorla is first to make 1k passes in...

Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla the first player to complete more than...
7h ago from

Arsenal Alerted As Cavani (Again) Throws PSG Wobbler

It has been revealed that Premier League clubs are on red alert after...
6h ago from


Hottest News

Horner: Ron Dennis won't be very happy with our engine

Uncertainty has morphed back into mystery as Red... Read More »
19h ago from

Red Bull likely to run Nissan branded engines in 2016

Catch up on all F1 news, here at Grand Prix Times... Read More »
7h ago from

Work hard, party hard

Looks like triple world champion Lewis Hamilton... Read More »
13h ago from

Recent News

2014 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.