News Details

Red Bull's Total fuel causing sensor failures - FIA

Red Bull's official fuel supplier, Total, might be to blame for the various fuel flow sensor failures which have hit Red Bull and even cost them second place in Australia. The FIA's head of powertrain, Fabrice Lom, whilst giving evidence during the International Court of Appeal hearing, noted that a chemical used in Total's fuel, can damage a seal in the sensor, causing it to fail. "We discovered and now we have identified the issue," said Lom. "It is an issue that is now understood well and we know that it only affects the reliability of the sensor. "We discovered that there is a seam, an o-ring in the sensor, that doesn't support the Total fuel chemical composition so...
Full Story »
3y ago from TheF1Times.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Red Bull will accept that fuel sensors are correct

Red Bull team principal says the outfit must now accept that the fuel flow...
3y ago from TheF1Times.com

Red Bull to discover fate on Tuesday

Red Bull/Getty Images Reigning world champions Red Bull will learn on...
3y ago from F1Zone.net

Mercedes asked for three-race Red Bull ban

The FIA's International Court of Appeal (ICA) has revealed that Mercedes...
3y ago from Crash.net

Mercedes pushing for further Red Bull punishment

Mercedes were among several teams in attendance at the International Court...
3y ago from TheF1Times.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

WorldSBK and BSB now available on Amazon, MotoGP next?

Amazon will now broadcast Eurosport and ITV content, and is in the running...
15h ago from BikeSportNews.com

‘Nicky will be missed by all of us’ - Wayne...

Rainey says Nicky Hayden will be remembered for his work ethic, his...
1d ago from BikeSportNews.com

MotoGP Le Mans: Last-lap crash a mystery for Rossi

Rossi is mystified by the last-lap crash which saw him lose at least 20...
3d ago from BikeSportNews.com

Hayden in critical condition after collision with car...

Ex MotoGP world champion and current Honda World Superbike factory rider...
1w ago from MotoGPFanatic.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

IndyCar releases new images of '18 aero

IndyCar’s 2018 universal bodywork is “99 percent” finished...
4h ago from Racer.com

OREOVICZ: Five (other) drivers to watch at Indy

Speedcafe.com's IndyCar expert John Oreovicz casts his eye through the...
1h ago from SpeedCafe.com

Bourdais eager to make race return says team boss Coyne

Sebastien Bourdais has been told to focus on recovering from his Indy 500...

Coyne ruing lost chance of first ‘realistic shot’...

Dale Coyne Racing lost their first chance of a victory at the Indianapolis...

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Carlos Sainz drives Rally Portugal's Fafe stage with...

Two-time World Rally Champion Spaniard back at the wheel of a rally car on...
10h ago from TheCheckeredFlag...

Vodafone Rally de Portugal: Debrief part 2

Vodafone Rally de Portugal:Debrief part 2 First in a run of four European...
9h ago from WRC.com

2017 Vodafone Rally de Portugal – Analysis:...

Sebastian Ogier used all his skill and guile to take an intelligent win in...

Portugal debrief: part 1

Portugal debrief: part 1 In the opening part of our look back at an...
16h ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

EXCLUSIVE: Transfer for Celtic star Moussa Dembele is...

GETTY Moussa Dembele has been linked with Everton, Arsenal, Liverpool and...
2h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Cahill: Manchester attack 'devastating impact' on...

Manchester terror attack has had 'devastating impact' on Chelsea players,...
1h ago from DailyMail.co.uk

Will Per Mertesacker start the final?

Per Mertesacker has the leadership qualities to make his mark on the...
1h ago from Arsenal.com

Team news: Alexis, Ox, Mustafi, Gabriel

Arsène Wenger has revealed the latest team news update ahead of...
2h ago from Arsenal.com

Comments

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.