News Details

Horner: 'Sensors giving some teams big advantage'

Red Bull's Christian Horner says Formula 1 must find an alternative solution to monitoring the fuel flow during races, as the present system is giving some teams a significant advantage. Red Bull chose to ignore the data coming from the FIA fitted sensor in Australia as it deemed the data inaccurate and says it would have had a detrimental affect on their pace. Whilst the margin of error is small, Horner said the performance gained or lost from even the smallest of change is enough to determine which cars might win a race and which won't. "We have got to find a better way - especially when the margins are so fine and the knock-on in performance is so significant," he told...
Full Story »
2y ago from TheF1Times.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Teams and FIA knew beforehand of fuel sensor issues

Formula One teams and the FIA were aware of possible fuel flow sensor...
2y ago from F1Technical.net

Fuel sensors a known problem - Boullier

Eric Boullier, the McLaren Racing Director, has revealed that all the...
2y ago from PlanetF1.com

FIA backs fuel flow sensor manufacturer

The company that manufactures and supplies Formula 1 with the fuel flow...
2y ago from RichlandF1.com

FIA backing sensor supplier

Despite Red Bull's complaints about the fuel sensors, which ultimately...
2y ago from PlanetF1.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

MotoGP: Honda rumoured to be experimenting with big...

While most of the MotoGP paddock headed home to take a few days’...

Lorenzo could be in trouble - Crutchlow

Cal Crutchlow believes that Jorge Lorenzo is showing signs of being...
1d ago from SuperSport.com

Crutchlow: Ducati needs Marquez, not Lorenzo, to be...

Former Ducati factory rider Cal Crutchlow says the Italian marque should...
2d ago from Motorsport.com

Analysis: Why Honda's rise should make Yamaha worried

With Marc Marquez now on the brink of a third MotoGP title, Yamaha must...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Bryan Herta/Andretti renew partnership

– Bryan Herta Autosport and Andretti Autosport have confirmed that...
4h ago from GPUpdate.net

INDYCAR: Andretti, BHA extend partnership

Andretti Autosport will extend its partnership with Bryan Herta Autosport...
5h ago from Racer.com

Michael Andretti extends deal with Bryan Herta

Andretti Autosport has announced it will continue its partnership with...
5h ago from Motorsport.com

INTERVIEW: Pagenaud, rebooted

Page 1 of 2 It's a chilly February morning at Indianapolis Motor...
10h ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Sublime Ogier dominates in Corsica

Advertising He won all four twisty and bumpy asphalt special stages on...
5h ago from WRC.com

Ogier dominant in Corsica

Sebastien Ogier closed in on a fourth consecutive world title by setting...
5h ago from SuperSport.com

Ogier leads Meeke after first Corsica morning

Volkswagen's Sebastien Ogier quickly established a comfortable lead on the...
10h ago from EuroSport.com

Corsica WRC: Ogier takes 15-second lead after two...

Local driver Sebastien Ogier took the early lead in Rally Corsica by...
12h ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal's worst XI under Arsene Wenger: Cygan and...

EXPRESS SPORT brings you Arsenal's worst XI from the Arsene Wenger era.
1h ago from Express.co.uk

Arsenal's Arsene Wenger: I faced resistance as a...

Arsenal Chairman, Sir Chips Keswick, presented Arsene Wenger with a gift,...
33m ago from ESPNFC.co.uk

Xhaka gunning for success

Granit Xhaka hopes the continuation of his blistering start to life at...
2h ago from SkySports.com

PAUL MERSON COLUMN: Arsenal have no ambition under...

GETTY TOO LONG: Wenger should have left years ago Wenger has done...
1h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

Alonso boosted by McLaren improvements

Fernando Alonso was left boosted by McLaren's... Read More »
10h ago from GPUpdate.net

Practice 2 Results – 2016 Malaysian Grand Prix

Friday second free Practice Results – Formula 1... Read More »
15h ago from ThisIsF1.com

Vettel not yet impressed with 2017 F1 tyres

Four-time Formula 1 world champion Sebastian... Read More »
2h 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.