News Details

Rivals will copy Mercedes engine says Szafnauer

Force India chief Otmar Szafnauer is "sure" Mercedes' field-leading V6 engine concept will be copied by rivals Renault, Ferrari and Honda in 2015. The German marque's initial energy recovery-boosted turbo 'power unit' design has utterly dominated so far in 2014, with all four Mercedes-powered teams within the top 6 places in the constructors' world championship. But amid the so-called engine development 'freeze', manufacturers will nonetheless be able to make substantial modifications - up to 48 per cent of the entire 'power unit' layout - for next year. Asked if he thinks that means the Mercedes will simply be 'copied' by its rivals, Force India's chief operating officer...
Full Story »
7mo ago from GrandPrix.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Rivals will copy Mercedes V6 engine concept – Force...

Rivals will copy Mercedes V6 engine concept – Force India...
7mo ago from ThisIsF1.com

Rivals will copy Mercedes V6 turbo engine claims...

Mercedes V6 turbo engine Force India chief Otmar Szafnauer is convinced...
7mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

Mercedes would still win with a Renault engine

Mercedes ability to win races this season isn't purely down to their...
7mo ago from TheF1Times.com

Renault could make radical changes for 2015

Sutton Images Enlarge Remi Taffin says Renault has the capacity to...
7mo ago from espnF1.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Bautista: “Marc is a good guy, but…”

Aprilia Racing Team Gresini’s Alvaro Bautista had to retire from the...
11m ago from MotoGP.com

Ducati's fuel allowance reduced after Qatar race

The Ducati MotoGP team's fuel allowance has been reduced following its...
14h ago from Motorsport.com

Zarco: “I had to make do with only using third...

Ajo Motorsport's Johann Zarco denied his first ever Moto2 race win by...
21m ago from MotoGP.com

Marquez Blog: First one of the Year!

Marc Marquez discusses Qatar, that mistake and his brother Moto2 debut...
51m ago from MotoGP.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Honda's IndyCar aero kit dilemma

Just one event into 2015 and it appears that Chevrolet has a clear edge...
9h ago from Motorsport.com

Fan suffers fractured skull from debris at St Pete

A race fan attending Sunday's IndyCar season opener at St Petersburg on...
15h ago from Crash.net

Montoya snatches St Pete win from Power

Juan Pablo Montoya claimed the first win of the 2015 Verizon IndyCar...
2d ago from Crash.net

A lot of debris raises a lot of questions following...

The new aero kits had an unintended consequence Sunday ... A lot of...
2d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

ERC: Circuit of Ireland is big in my heart, says Breen

Craig Breen says it would be a dream come true if he could add his name...
19h ago from Crash.net

Wilson: I'll never forget Tanak's 'splashdown'

In the latest exclusive M-Sport World Rally Team column on Crash.net for...
23h ago from Crash.net

Toyota signs Suninen to junior squad

The 21-year-old (pictured above) joins Frenchman Eric Camilli and they...
23h ago from WRC.com

Toyota reveals its junior line-up

Personally, I am having a great time following the progress of Toyota...

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Retired Tottenham flop set for shock NFL switch

According to reports this morning from the USA, former Tottenham star...

Arsenal's main man denies exit rumours & confirms...

Arsenal playmaker Santi Cazorla has denied recent rumours that he is set...
7h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Alexis Sanchez Full Of Praise For Ex-Barcelona...

It has been reported that Alexis Sanchez has spoken glowingly of his...
7h ago from Nastytackle.com

Chelsea plan £20m summer bid for Brazilian attacking...

Chelsea are set to make a £20million bid to sign Shakhtar Donetsk star...

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.