News Details

High speeds expected at Monza

The top speeds at the Italian Grand Prix could go past the 360kph (223mph) mark, according to Lotus Technical Director Nick Chester. The V6 turbo power units used this year along with the new aerodynamic regulations that came into effect simultaneously at the start of the season have led to increased straight-line speeds so far in 2014. As Monza is generally the fastest race of the year where low downforce aerodynamic packages are the norm, Chester believes the 220mph mark will be crossed on the track's long straights. "It will depend on the downforce and drag levels that the teams will run but I expect it will be higher than last year," Chester told crash.net. "It might be...
Full Story »
7mo ago from PlanetF1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Monza F1 speeds could hit 360kph

Lotus technical director Nick Chester believes speeds at Monza could hit...
7mo ago from Crash.net

Italy preview quotes - Lotus on Monza

Two weeks on from a thrilling race at Spa-Francorchamps, the Formula One...
7mo ago from Formula1.com

Grosjean: Monza will be tough for Lotus

Romain Grosjean concedes next weekend's Italian Grand Prix at Monza is...
7mo ago from Crash.net

Lotus drivers back changes to Monza's Parabolica

Lotus’s Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado have welcomed the...
7mo ago from Formula1.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Fenati starting last after clash with Ajo in Moto3...

Romano Fenati got 3 penalty points for displaying agressive behaviour and...
3h ago from MotoGP.com

Fenati and Ajo clash in Moto3 warm-up

Romano Fenati got 3 penalty points for displaying agressive behaviour and...
4h ago from MotoGP.com

Dorna propose a fitting tribute to Joan Moreta

The company has proposed to the FIM the re-naming of the trophy awarded...
4h ago from MotoGP.com

Marquez leads Crutchlow in warm-up, Lorenzo threatens

Pole sitter Marc Marquez led MotoGP morning warm-up in Argentina by...
4h ago from Crash.net

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Castroneves on pole as disaster strikes Power

Helio Castroneves edged Penske team-mate Juan Pablo Montoya for pole...
17h ago from SpeedCafe.com

Penske continues to pace Long Beach practice

There was a new name at the top of the timesheets following the third and...
23h ago from Crash.net

Alesi takes double pole on car racing debut

Giuliano Alesi, the 15-year-old son of former Ferrari Grand Prix star...
2d ago from Motorsport.com

Daly to replace injured Moran Jr.

– American Conor Daly will fill in for Rocky Moran Jr. this weekend...
23h ago from GPUpdate.net

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Latvala inspired by McRae onboards

The Finn sought inspiration after no-scores on the rounds in Sweden and...
9h ago from WRC.com

Citroën: An endurance rally in Argentina

The Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team has conducted extensive...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Latvala Looking to Bounce Back In Argentina

With the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship entering it's second quarter...

Rally Argentina: Event timetable

Complete event timetable for Rally Argentina, the fourth round out of 13...
2d ago from Crash.net

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Highlights: Alexis Sanchez brace helps Arsenal beat...

Defending FA Cup champions Arsenal beat Reading 2-1 after extra time in...
7h ago from SportsKeeda.com

Mats Hummels To Turn Down Arsenal For Man Utd Move

It has been reported that Borussia Dortmund captain Mats Hummels'...
3h ago from Nastytackle.com

Top 10 Premier League goalscorer-assist combinations...

Football is a team game, but every so often, there are players and...
7h ago from SportsKeeda.com

Reading v Arsenal – TunnelCam

Via the FA's YouTube channel, here's the TunnelCam from yesterday's 2-1...
9h ago from News.ArseBlog.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

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.