News Details

Mercedes keep advantage with aero updates

Mercedes introduced a considerable update package at Spa, making sure they kept their advantage to the competition. Possible the most important of those updates was the revamp of the car's nose cone which required a new crash test. The new solution is smaller at its bottom and also slightly higher at the top - note how the supports for the cameras have become shorter. This not only gave aerodynamic gains, but according to G. Piola this also helped to reduce weight, a feature that was arguable the primary purpose of this update. It was reported that, including the team's latest package, the car is now 8 kg lighter than at the beginning of the season, allowing to move ballast rearwards to...
Full Story »
11mo ago from F1Technical.net 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Mercedes asks fans to decide on team orders

Whilst Bernie Ecclestone refuses to accept the increasing importance of...
11mo ago from Pitpass.com

McLaren targeting Red Bull with Singapore upgrade

McLaren believe they will be fighting with the current pack of...
11mo ago from TheF1Times.com

Juncadella in running for 2015 F1 race seat

Daniel Juncadella Mercedes-linked Spaniard Dani Juncadella has leapt into...
11mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

Verstappen completes seat fitting at Toro Rosso

– Max Verstappen had a seat fitting with Scuderia Toro Rosso on...
11mo ago from GPUpdate.net

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Crafty Rossi to play defence in second half of MotoGP...

MotoGP championship leader Valentino Rossi believes he will have to play...
1h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Marquez: “I went to Ibiza with some friends”

A revitalized Marquez is ready to bring his best to the Brickyard, a...
2h ago from MotoGP.com

Rossi: “The first part went very well with nine...

A much needed break gave Rossi, the championship leader, a chance to...
2h ago from MotoGP.com

Lowes: “I am really happy to be starting again!”

Speed Up Racing’s Sam Lowes is excited to get back into action at the...
2h ago from MotoGP.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

MILLER: Let's call it 'Sage Gate'

Let's call it "Sage Gate" for lack of a better name but let's...
1d ago from Racer.com

Penske hands Piquet Jr. IndyCar test

– Formula E champion and ex-Formula 1 driver Nelson Piquet Jr. will...
21h ago from GPUpdate.net

IndyCar: RLL to finish season with single entry

The odds have been stacked against Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing this...
15h ago from Racer.com

Rahal scores blistering win as Montoya stumbles

Hometown hero Graham Rahal has scorched to the finest win of his career...
2d ago from SpeedCafe.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Evans' spanner saves the day

The M-Sport driver was in sixth place on Friday morning when his Ford...
20h ago from WRC.com

First RX content pack hits Dirt Rally

From the press release, published today: From today, owners of DiRT Rally...

Gilbert targets Junior crown at home rally

Frenchman bids to secure Junior WRC title in Corsica
22h ago from WRC.com

Sordo disappointed with Finland showing

Hyundai's Dani Sordo was disappointed to only finish eleventh on Rally...
18h ago from Crash.net

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Surprise turnaround! Wenger has fans back on side &...

Morning all. Apart from the stories suggesting Jack Wilshere could miss a...

José Mourinho cools talk of John Stones deal, and...

José Mourinho has refused to rule out a new Chelsea bid for...
1h ago from TheGuardian.com

£32m Arsenal target claims manager is forcing him...

Mario Götze has been linked with a move away from Bayern Munich this...
1h ago from AllArsenal.com

Preparations, spamifcations, Akpominations

Good morning from a particularly miserable Dublin. I can't quite remember...
4h ago from Arseblog.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

Honda: We didn t imagine F1 comeback to be so hard

Yasuhisa Arai admits Honda didn't expect to be... Read More »
1h ago from Crash.net

Dennis: McLaren pace is ready to "light up"

Dennis came away from the Hungarian Grand Prix... Read More »
3h ago from Motorsport.com

Symonds slams Ferrari over Bottas rumours

Pat Symonds has hit out at Ferrari, accusing the... Read More »
3h ago from ThisIsF1.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.