News Details

Mercedes duo unsure if FRIC loss has closed gap

Mercedes drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton topped the opening practice sessions on Friday, but the gap to rivals Red Bull and Ferrari seems to have closed up. Ferrari's Fernando Alonso was just over two-tenths behind the pair in FP1, whilst Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo was only a tenth behind come second practice. The loss of FRIC suspension - which is widely believed to have hit Mercedes hardest - could explain the smaller than normal advantage, according to Rosberg and Hamilton, but they can't be sure until qualifying. "I hope so," he replied when asked Mercedes still has the edge. "But for sure it will shuffle things around a little bit without this FRIC system and...
Full Story »
2y ago from TheF1Times.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Vettel: FRIC loss didn't change much

Sebastian Vettel doubts that removing FRIC played any role in the outcome...
2y ago from PlanetF1.com

Teams could seek Fric clarification

The big question ahead of Hockenheim is whether any team will lodge a...
2y ago from GrandPrix.com

Mercedes to run without Fric at Hockenheim

Championship leader Mercedes will remove its sophisticated 'Fric' system...
2y ago from GrandPrix.com

Mercedes won't run FRIC

Mercedes confirmed on Thursday that they won't be running their FRIC...
2y ago from SkySports.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

‘With wings, we could win at Qatar’ says Lorenzo

Jorge Lorenzo is confident after a good test at Phillip Island and may yet...
16h ago from BikeSportNews.com

KTM unveils livery for 2017 MotoGP entry

– KTM has formally unveiled its 2017 MotoGP bike and team during a...
2d ago from GPUpdate.net

Vinales hits out at Marquez for following him on long...

Maverick Vinales has hit out at MotoGP rival Marc Marquez for following...
5d ago from Motorsport.com

KTM reveals MotoGP livery for 2017 season

KTM has officially unveiled the livery it will run during the 2017 MotoGP...

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Juncos hits ground running with IndyCar team

The ideal Indianapolis 500 for Juncos Racing would be to field two cars,...
2h ago from Racer.com

INDYCAR VIDEO: Robin Miller with Ricardo Juncos

RACER's Robin Miller visits with IndyCar's newest team owner, Ricardo...
1h ago from Racer.com

Juncos Racing confirms plans to enter Indianapolis 500...

Juncos Racing has announced that it plans to enter the 101st running of...

Robin Miller's Mailbag for Feb. 22, presented by Honda...

Page 1 of 6 Welcome to the Robin Miller Mailbag as presented by Honda...
13h ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Hesto leads eSports WRC

German driver Hesto leads Championship after the opening round
4h ago from WRC.com

México Pre-Event Test Videos #1 (Fan Footage)

Rally Guanajuato México Pre-Event Test Videos
4h ago from WRC.com

Latest Video Rally Sweden

Rally Sweden - Latest News Video
4h ago from WRC.com

Olbia return for Rally Italia Sardegna

Two classic stages make their WRC comeback
12h ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Jamie Vardy has 'no regrets whatsoever' rejecting...

Jamie Vardy has 'no regrets whatsoever' after turning down Arsenal...
2h ago from DailyMail.co.uk

Huge Arsenal injury blow: Key man ruled out for the...

SANTI CAZORLA is out for the rest of the season and is already focussing...
5h ago from Express.co.uk

Belgium international advised to join Arsenal:...

GETTY Youri Tielemans has been advised to join Arsenal The 19-year-old...
7h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Arsenal star: I want Arsene Wenger to stay - I owe my...

AURENT KOSCIENLY has a message for Arsene Wenger: Please don't leave!
7h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

Force India launches 2017 F1 car VJM10

Force India F1 launched their 2017 car, the VJM10... Read More »
12h ago from ThisIsF1.com

Force India launch their 2017 Formula 1 car

Force India have revealed their 2017 Formula 1... Read More »
12h ago from F1Hub.net

Sauber hits the track

Marcus Ericsson hits the track at Barcelona in... Read More »
7h ago from Pitpass.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.