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James Allen on F1 26 February 2017
Insight: Who’s hot and who’s not? Notes on the new 2017 F1 cars revealed so far
We’ve seen most of the entries now for this year’s F1 world championship with teams unveiling their cars designed to the new rules. Overall the cars are not perhaps as spectacular looking as we were led to be...

James Allen on F1 24 February 2017
The future’s bright the future’s..McLaren F1 unveil new look on road to recovery
McLaren launched its new car the MCL32 today at a futuristic ceremony in their headquarters in Woking. The obvious talking point is the return of orange into the colour scheme, but this is a smokescreen for some very int...

James Allen on F1 24 February 2017
Ferrari reveals groundbreaking 2017 F1 car, but can they topple Mercedes and Red Bull?
Ferrari has launched its SF70H 2017 Formula 1 car, which the Scuderia hopes will challenge Mercedes and Red Bull at the front of the grid. And unlike some of the cars revealed so far, which look like evolutions with defe...

James Allen on F1 23 February 2017
“The most detailed piece of machinery” – Mercedes launches its W08 2017 F1 car
Mercedes has unveiled its W08 2017 Formula 1 car at a windswept launch event at Silverstone. The new car, which was driven in a shakedown by Lewis Hamilton before the launch, features a long and narrow flowing nose, and ...

James Allen on F1 22 February 2017
“Maintain the momentum” – Force India aiming for more F1 success with the VJM10
Force India has launched its 2017 VJM10 Formula 1 car, which it hopes will help the team retain its fourth place in the constructors’ world championship. The Silverstone-based team finished fourth in 2016 after edging ou...

James Allen on F1 22 February 2017
Sneak peek – Mercedes releases teaser images of its W08 2017 F1 car
Mercedes has released a series of teaser shots of its 2017 Formula 1 car, the W08. The images of the new car, which will be fully unveiled at a launch event at Silverstone tomorrow, give little away but do show that Merc...

James Allen on F1 21 February 2017
Why F1 team mates have to share data – Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton move to clarify comments
Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton have clarified their positions on Formula 1 data sharing after the triple world champion threatened to kick off the new season and the relationship with his new team mate with a polemic, sugge...

James Allen on F1 21 February 2017
“We want to be fifth”: Revamped Renault F1 team sets modest goal for 2017
The Renault F1 team rolled out its new car at a ceremony in London today, setting its goals at a modest level for the 2017 season, with Renault Sport boss Jerome Stoll saying that the team has targeted fifth place in the...

James Allen on F1 20 February 2017
Christian Horner: Red Bull has “absolutely the most exciting driver pairing on the 2017 F1 grid”
Christian Horner has thrown down the gauntlet saying he believes Red Bull’s 2017 Formula 1 driver pairing of Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen is the most exciting line-up on the grid heading into the new season. It is...

James Allen on F1 20 February 2017
“The anniversary car for the new era” – Sauber reveals its 2017 F1 machine, the C36
Sauber has become the second Formula 1 team to reveal its 2017 car as the Swiss squad released the first images of its C36-Ferrari. Billed as “the anniversary car for the new era”, the C36 features the wider and lower re...