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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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2011 F1 Schedule

The FIA’s World Motor Sport Council has released the provisional race calendar for the 2011 Formula 1 season, which will please hardcore F1 fans who can’t get enough races! The enlarged 20-race calendar – the longest in F1 history – features an earlier start and later finish than the 2010 season, with the championship-closing Brazilian […]

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Flexi-Wings Gone From F1

Despite all the denials from Red Bull that they’ve ever had flexible parts on their cars and repeatedly telling everyone that ‘our wings conform with and passed all FIA tests’, their 1.5 seconds per lap advantage has disappeared this weekend and the fans can look forward to some great racing in Belgium today! The rival […]

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