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F1technical 15 August 2017
Spiritual home of racing – visit to Monza
The Autodromo Nazionale di Monza opened its doors back in 1922. At that time, nobody could forecast that the world’s third purpose-built race track after those of Brooklands and Indianapolis would once become one of the ...

F1technical 12 August 2017
Is Formula E really challenging Formula One?
The world of automotive industry is changing. To reduce our dependency to oil for various environmental reasons, electrically propelled road vehicles are cruelly conquering the public transport at a staggering pace. F1te...

F1technical 10 August 2017
Pirelli to change its approach for 2018 – Mario Isola
In an exclusive talk with f1technical.net’s Balazs Szabo, Pirelli’s racing manager Mario Isola revealed Pirelli intends to introduce softer compounds as of the 2018 F1 Championship season in a bid to make strategies more...

F1technical 9 August 2017
Technical analysis – Hungarian GP
The Hungarian GP marked the last race before Formula 1 switched its summer break mode on. The technicians did not fail to impress with their latest modifications, though. Sauber presented the visually biggest upgrade pa...

F1technical 4 August 2017
Williams completed extensive work at the Hungaroring
On the eve of the post race test at the Hungaroring, f1technical.net’s Balazs Szabo talked with Williams’ performance engineer Jakob Andreasen about the team’s current development direction and its young driver developme...

F1technical 3 August 2017
What we learnt from the test: trackside report
The 2017 post-race test saw the Hungaroring host an in-season test for the first time on the twisty 4381m long circuit. F1technical.net’s Balazs Szabo was at the Hungaroring to follow the action of the final in-season te...

F1technical 2 August 2017
FIA reveals safety analysis of Halo
Ahead of the Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest the FIA' s F1 Director, Charlie Whiting & Safety Director, Laurent Mekies detailed the extensive R&D and the resulting data that has lead to the selection of Hal...

F1technical 1 August 2017
Kubica ready for 2017 F1 car test at Hungary
Former F1 driver Robert Kubica is on the verge of making a sensational return to Formula One after his recent test with the 2012-specification Renault F1 car. The current generation machinery is set to pose the ultimate ...

F1technical 1 August 2017
Leclerc tops first day of testing at Hungaroring
FIA Formula 2 Championship leader Charles Leclerc edged McLaren’s Stoffel Vandoorne to top the timesheet on day one of the final in-season test of the 2017 Formula One campaign. Ferrari Academy driver Leclerc set a time ...

F1technical 1 August 2017
Arrivabene proud of his team
Ferrari’s team principal Maurizio Arrivabene praised him team for having done a great recovery at the Hungaroring to score a double win for the Scuderia following the team’s problems and lack of pace at Silverstone....

F1technical 1 August 2017
F1’s managing directors content with the Hungarian GP
Formula One’s two managing directors, Ross Brawn and Sean Bratches were delighted with the thrill the sport provided over the 2017 Hungarian GP which marked the last race before the action goes on its well-deserved holid...

F1technical 1 August 2017
Mercedes disappointed, but proud – James Allison
Mercedes’ technical chief James Allison was proud of his team because of the professional teamwork and harmony between Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas, although the pace of Mercedes’ fierce rival Ferrari made him less...