Monthly archives: January, 2014

Button tops day 2 of Testing at Jerez

Jenson Button and McLaren bounced back from their initial testing troubles to top the timesheets on the second day of pre-season action at the Circuito de Jerez. With a best effort of 1:24.165, set on Pirelli’s Medium tyre, the Briton comfortably led the rest of the field. Following overnight showers, the decision was taken to…



Lewis Hamilton unhurt after crashing new Mercedes in F1 testing

Lewis Hamilton, one of the favourites to win the 2014 Formula One world championship, crashed his new Mercedes in testing only four hours after the car was unveiled. It was 8.20am local time on a cold Andalucian morning, about an hour before a pale sun began to take some of the chill away from test…



2014 Formula 1 Regulation Explained



2014 Formula 1 Regulation Changes Explained

1. ALL CHANGE ON THE ENGINE FRONT The headline change for Formula 1 in 2014 is the introduction of a new engine – or, more specifically, ‘power-unit’. The sport is changing from a 2.4-litre, naturally aspirated 750bhp V8 – a unit that was introduced to Formula 1 at the start of 2006 – to a…