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F1technical 12 December 2017
FIA announced the latest decisions regarding the 2018 season
The World Motor Sport Council gathered on the 6th December in Paris. It was its final meeting of 2017. This meeting affected the Sporting and Technical regulation for the 2018 Formula One Championship....

F1technical 11 December 2017
Analysis: Ferrari's developments from the Abu Dhabi GP
Formula One closed the 2017 chapter of its history book. The end of this year’s championship immediately triggered the start of the 2018 campaign. Most of the teams switched their focus on the preparation for next year....

F1technical 10 December 2017
FIA confirmed the F1 calendar for 2018
The sport's governing body, the FIA confirmed the calendar for the 2018 Formula One World Championship season which will feature a record number of 21 Grand Prix weekends just as the 2016 season did....

F1technical 5 December 2017
Pirelli specifies next year’s tyres regulations
F1’s sole tyre supplier Pirelli announced lately that it is going to expand its tyre range for the 2018 Formula One World Championship and make further changes to its compounds to improve the behaviour of its products....

F1technical 2 December 2017
Ericsson and Leclerc to race for Sauber in 2018
At a team event at the Museo Storico Alfa Romeo, where the Italian car manufacturer celebrated their return to Formula One, the Sauber F1 team have announced their driver line-up for 2018. From behind a repainted Sauber ...

F1technical 29 November 2017
Sauber announces partnership with Alfa Romeo
Sauber have finally announced the public secret of its partnership with Alfa Romeo. The Italian car manufacturer, which is part of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), will be joining the Sauber F1 Team as Title Sponsor from...

F1technical 26 November 2017
Bottas leads Mercedes 1-2 at Abu Dhabi
Mercedes were in a league of their own at Abu Dhabi with closest competitors Ferrari being more than 20 seconds behind. Valtteri Bottas kept his cool to fend off ever continuing pressure from Lewis Hamilton to win the Gr...

F1technical 26 November 2017
Abu Dhabi to be one-stopper - Pirelli
Formula One tyre supplier Pirelli has noted that the degradation of the tyres at Abu Dhabi is low enough to expect only a single stop strategy. All top 10 drivers will also stop on the same ultra soft tyres they used in...

F1technical 26 November 2017
McLaren laments lack of "magic button" in qualifying
Following the final qualifying session together with Honda, McLaren was left somewhat disappointed as it dropped down the pecking order compared to the practice sessions. McLaren's drivers and Eric Boullier attribu...

F1technical 26 November 2017
Interesting facts about the Abu Dhabi GP
The school year of the 2017 Formula One Championship is rushing towards its end with today’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Despite to the fact that the championship titles are already sealed, the unique and luxury environment of...

F1technical 25 November 2017
Bottas outqualifies Hamilton for Abu Dhabi pole
Finnish Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas set the fastest time in qualifying for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, outperforming Lewis Hamilton narrowly. Mercedes were unbeatable, and enjoyed an advantage of 3 to 4 tenths to neare...

F1technical 25 November 2017
Mercedes take charge in final Abu Dhabi practice
Lewis Hamilton led the pack in the final practice session at Abu Dhabi, followed by Valtteri Bottas in second to put Mercedes clearly ahead of the rest. Both Ferraris were more than half a second down on the pace setter ...