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F1technical 25 April 2017
Technical developments – Bahrain GP
The third race of the weekend, the Bahrain GP saw the introduction of a raft of upgrades at many teams. The trend of serration of aerodynamic parts continued as several teams brought ultra-complex serrated aero elements ...

F1technical 24 April 2017
Bottas and Ricciardo in unusual action
Daniel Ricciardo and Valtteri Bottas will experience a drive in a spectacular environment. The duo of the Australian and Finn driver will rush through the wonderful streets of Budapest, the capital of Hungary....

F1technical 19 April 2017
Bottas concludes Sakhir testing on top
On the back of his first pole position last weekend, Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas topped the second day of in-season testing at Sakhir. The Finn ejoyed a trouble-free day and completed a massive 143 laps....

F1technical 18 April 2017
Hamilton tops first day of in-season Bahrain test
The first in-season test of the 2017 campaign got underway at the Sakhir Circuit today, with several teams encountering technical issues throughout the day. Lewis Hamilton did not, and ended the day on fastest with a so...

F1technical 18 April 2017
Bahrain GP: Team by team analysis
The world's most competitive 'train' in the opening stint, a charging Hamilton and a commanding Ferrari-victory. That is in nutshell what the 2017 Bahrain GP offered under its spectacular floodlight which...

F1technical 16 April 2017
Vettel beats Mercedes duo at Bahrain
Sebastian Vettel has won the Bahrain Grand Prix, getting past both Mercedes cars towards a reasonably comfortable victory. Lewis Hamilton finished in second position while pole sitter Valtteri Bottas completed the podium...

F1technical 16 April 2017
Red Bull confirms correlation issues, 'new car' set for Spain
Red Bull Racing's Christian Horner has confirmed the team is steadily developing a "new car" after the team hit wind tunnel correlation problems during the winter that severely hampered development progres...

F1technical 15 April 2017
Honda struggling with repeated MGU-H failures
Honda's Yusuke Hasegawa has admitted the company is having a difficult time currently, with the repeating MGU-H failures at Bahrain causing some headaches. As long as reliability is not there, the team is hampered t...

F1technical 15 April 2017
Ferrari eating up its power units
Ferrari changed some components of the power unit in Sebastian Vettel's car after the team had to install new elements in Kimi Räikkönen's car following the Finn's woes during the second practice session....

F1technical 15 April 2017
Bottas edges Hamilton to Bahrain pole position
Valtteri Bottas has taken his first pole position for Mercedes AMG F1, narrowly edging team mate Lewis Hamilton. Sebastian Vettel qualified in third position, nearly half a second down on the dominant Mercedes cars....

F1technical 15 April 2017
Verstappen leads FP3 for Red Bull
Contrary to the team's own expectations on Friday, Max Verstappen put Red Bull on top in the final free practice session ahead of qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton was a close second, little more...

F1technical 15 April 2017
The new Ferrari is not my merit– James Allison
Former Ferrari technical director James Allison acknowledged that Ferrari's new car which has excelled so far in the 2017 campaign is a credit to the team's employees and he has less influence on the wholly new...