Formula 1 developing exhaust microphone

Formula 1 is developing a microphone that can be fitted to a car's exhaust to provide a "true amplification" of sound in the future, amid ongoing concerns over the lack of volume from the current power units. Formula 1 adopted a quieter sound when it ditched naturally-aspirated V8 engines for 1.6-litre

McLaren offered Honda alternatives

  At the end of this season McLaren and the Japanese manufacture Honda will go separate ways after deciding not to work together in the future. Toro Rosso will be powered by Honda and McLaren will use Renault engines from 2018. Eric Boullier talking to Auto Hebdo, said that McLaren offered Honda alternatives

Sauber confirms Leclerc for F1 practice outings starting in Malaysia

Charles Leclerc will take part in free practice sessions with Sauber at four of the season’s remaining six races, the Swiss-based Formula One team said on Thursday. The Ferrari-backed 19-year-old from Monaco has dominated the support series this year and is strongly tipped to race for Sauber, who use the Italian

Raikkonen: Ferrari can still challenge Mercedes for the F1 title

Raikkonen, his Ferrari team-mate Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull driver Max Verstappen were all were forced to retire following a crash at the first corner of Sunday's race, where Vettel seemed to cut across Verstappen's racing line after his slow start from the grid at Marina Bay. "You [the media] assume

Vandoorne: It is good for Mclaren and Renault and it is good for F1

McLaren will swop their Honda engines for Renault ones at the end of the Formula One season after calling time on a troubled three-year partnership with Honda engines. Honda will stay in Formula One, replacing Renault as engine supplier to Red Bull-owned Toro Rosso whose Spanish driver Carlos Sainz moves to

Prost: Renault happy with its new agreement

McLaren are to split with engine partner Honda at the end of the season just three years into their troubled partnership. It follows consistently poor performance and reliability from Honda's engines since the two joined forces for the 2015 season. McLaren are to switch to Renault engines, having concluded a three-year deal,

Renault and Red Bull to split after next season ?

Cyril Abiteboul has all but confirmed reports Renault and Red Bull will split after next season. It was rumoured in the Singapore paddock recently that the French supplier has already told the energy drink-owned team that it cannot use Renault power beyond 2018. Renault boss Abiteboul told the French magazine Auto Hebdo:

Vettel’s engine not damaged after crash

Sebastian Vettel's engine was not damaged in his first-lap Singapore crash last weekend. But Germany's Auto Bild reports that Vettel's engine "was not damaged" and can be used again later in the season. And teammate Kimi Raikkonen looks set to get right behind Vettel's campaign to catch up with Lewis Hamilton in

Ross Brawn “Vettel can win it”

Sebastian Vettel after the incident at the start of Singapore Grand Prix where he had to retire his car due to the damaged he suffered, the German Sebastian Vettel now is 28 points behind his title rival and Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton. But Formula 1's sporting manager Ross Brawn is not

Schumacher flying on a wet track – Spa 1997

The race is regarded by many as one of Schumacher's greatest drives. He started from third on the grid after qualifying had been dominated by his World Championship rival, Jacques Villeneuve. In the morning warm-up, which took place in hot, dry weather, Schumacher was only 15th. However, to everyone's surprise, heavy