F1 2013 Spanish GP Pirelli Free Practice update

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F1 2013 Spanish GP Pirelli Free Practice update

2013 Spanish Grand Prix – Practice Sessions

 PIRELLI P ZERO WHITE MEDIUM TYRES FASTER
THAN THE 2012 P ZERO YELLOW SOFT AT BARCELONA

Barcelona, May 10, 2013 – The first free practice session on Friday for the Spanish Grand Prix started in wet weather, meaning Continue reading

F1 2013 – Pirelli to Change tyre compounds

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Pirelli has announced its tyre compound choice for the next three Grand Prix in Spain, Monaco and Canada and has also revealed that the compound for the P Zero Orange ‘Hard’ compound will be changed following discussions and feedback from the teams in conjunction with data from the races so far this season. Full details from Pirelli can be found below. Continue reading

F1 2013 Bahrain GP Pirelli Preview

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F1 2013 Bahrain GP Pirelli Preview

Bahrain Grand Prix Preview: Sakhir 19-21 April 2013

HARDEST P ZERO COMPOUNDS FOR BAHRAIN

Milan, April 15, 2013 – Just one week after the Chinese Grand Prix, Formula One moves to Bahrain where the P Zero Orange hard and P Zero White medium tyres have been Continue reading

F1 2013 Chinese Grand Prix Pirelli Qualifying Review

Pirelli’s take on Qualifying and the 2013 Chinese Grand Prix

With tyres playing an ever more important role in determining the outcome of a Grand Prix in 2013 it goes without saying that when Pirelli issues a review of a practice or qualifying session it is a must to read. With teams choosing to play a tactical gamble in qualifying ahead of the Chinese Grand Prix Pirelli’s take on the proceedings provides a fascinating insight and is posted below. Continue reading

F1 2013 Chinese Grand Prix Pirelli Practice Review Day 1

F1 2013 Chinese Grand Prix Pirelli Practice review
 

2013 Chinese Grand Prix – Practice Sessions

 

TWO TO THREE PIT STOPS EXPECTED AT THE CHINESE GRAND PRIX

Shanghai, April 12, 2013 – The drivers got to grips with the 5.451-kilometre Shanghai circuit for the first time during the two free practice sessions today, with Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg Continue reading

F1 2013 Malaysian Grand Prix Qualifying review by Pirelli

Another informative tyre review by Pirelli following today’s Malaysian Grand Prix Qualifying session that once again resulted in a dominant if last minute performance by the Red Bull RB9 of Triple World Champion Sebastian Vettel who stormed to his 38th career Pole Position.

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2013 Malaysian Grand Prix – Qualifying

DIFFERENT STRATEGIES POSSIBLE WITH A FREE CHOICE OF TYRES FOR THE TOP 10

Sepang, March 24, 2013 – Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel has made it two pole positions in a row in 2013, going quickest in qualifying for the Malaysian Grand Prix with a time of 1m49.674s. The Ferrari line-up of Felipe Massa and Continue reading

F1 2013 Malaysian GP Pirelli Review of P1 and P2

Review by Pirelli of tyre related data following the opening two free practice sessions for the 2013 Malaysian Grand Prix.

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2013 Malaysian Grand Prix – Practice Sessions

TEAMS GET USED TO THE HEAT AND RAIN OF MALAYSIA WITH PIRELLI

Sepang, March 22, 2013 – Conditions for the first two free practice sessions in Malaysia were in complete contrast to Australia last week, with ambient temperatures of 33 degrees centigrade and track temperatures that sometimes exceeded Continue reading

F1 Throttles explained by Renault Sport F1

Another informative article for the techies, F1 throttles explained by Renault Sport F1 and in quite a bit of detail. It’s very easy to forget just how much goes on in the background when all we want to do is watch the racing action. Through these articles Renault explains just how much technical knowledge it takes to build and supply F1 engines, fascinating stuff, if you like tech that is!

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Throttles are one of the most important components in an F1 engine. Continue reading

F1 2013 Malaysian Grand Prix Preview by Renault Sport F1

After a very successful start to the F1 2013 season powering the Lotus E21 of Kimi Raikkonen to a superb victory in the Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park Melbourne, Renault will be hoping for a repeat performance in the Malaysian Grand Prix at the Sepang International Circuit and has a number of teams to rely on to deliver a result. Certainly Red Bull will be looking to bounce back with Either Sebastian Vettel or Mark Webber but Lotus look strong so far and will definitely put up a fight. Read below the Renault Sport F1 Preview to the race.

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Sepang statistics Continue reading

The Electronic Control Unit ECU in Formula 1

F1 Electronic Control Unit (ECU) what does it do and how does it work?

With the problems experienced by Mark Webber and Red Bull Racing at the start of the 2013 Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park Melbourne last weekend apparently caused by issues with the ECU and its ancillary garage based systems, this article has been put together to try to explain in layman’s terms what the system is and what Continue reading