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Does Red Bull Have a Form of Traction Control?

Formula 1 fans love a conspiracy theory, and today’s is that Red Bull’s dominant form at the two recent slower-speed tracks could be due to some form of traction control … exhibit A being the photograph above. Traction control has been banned in F1 for many years now, and more recently Red Bull were forced […]

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McLaren Honda in 2015 F1

It seems that Honda are indeed keen to return to F1, with the change in engine rules their best chance to come back as an engine manufacturer. It has been agreed that F1 teams will need to change from 2.4-litre V8 engines to 1.6-litre turbos in an effort to reduce costs and also make F1 […]

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2011 F1 Barcelona Testing Times

The F1 testing at Barcelona finished today, giving us a slightly clearer picture of the relative performance of the different cars and the new Pirelli tyres. In 2010, the fastest lap was a 1min20.4sec time set by Lewis Hamilton. The new Pirelli tyres appear to have significantly less grip, as well as much faster degradation. […]

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A Thought on Brazilian GP 2010

After a very exciting qualifying yesterday, which saw a slightly unusual grid and an exceptional performance by Nico Hulkenberg to take pole, the race between the 3 or 4 serious title contenders will be fascinating. It may not be relevant, but I have noticed in the few races where Red Bull have had to follow […]

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