Lewis Hamilton gave a glimpse of Mercedes’ potential on the third day of testing in Bahrain by setting a new fastest lap for the week, more than 0.6s quicker than any of its rivals
Pastor Maldonado believes the Renault power unit may prove to be “even better” than Mercedes’ as the 2014 season unfolds.
Mercedes indicated on Friday that their new W05 car has pace as well as reliability, with Lewis Hamilton topping the times on Day Three in Bahrain.
Mercedes indicated on Friday that their new W05 car has pace, as well as reliability, as Lewis Hamilton topped the timesheets on Day Three in Bahrain with the fastest time seen at this week’s test so far.
Red Bull has cut another day of testing short after discovering a mechanical issue on the RB10 midway through the day three in Bahrain
Lewis Hamilton has shrugged off Red Bull’s claim that Mercedes are the new favourites to win the 2014 World Championship, despite underpinning the team’s impressive start to the sport’s new turbo era by setting the fastest lap time of the Bahrain test so far on Friday.
Not for the first time in pre-season, Red Bull have called an early end to a day’s testing due to problems with the RB10…
Red Bull boss Christian Horner has described Mercedes are the new favourites to win the 2014 F1 Constructors’ Championship with the reigning World Champions suffering yet another fresh setback with the RB10 on Friday in Bahrain.
Day three of testing got underway in Bahrain, marking the beginning of the second half of winter testing ahead of the start of the season. With 6 days left, some teams urgently need to get more running done.
Day three of testing got underway in Bahrain, marking the beginning of the second half of winter testing ahead of the start of the season. With 6 days left, some teams urgently need to get more running done.
Eric Boullier may have been named McLaren’s new Racing Director but in truth he says his role is that of team principal…
Lewis Hamilton set the pace on the third morning of testing in Bahrain, lowering the benchmark once again for the new generation of F1 cars by lapping the Sakhir circuit in 1:34.263
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton says he will have to drive “better than I’ve ever driven before” in order to win this year’s World Championship.
As Mercedes-powered cars continue to dominate during pre-season testing in Bahrain, Williams Chief Technical Officer Pat Symonds has praised the German manufacturer’s new power unit.
Lotus is confident it unique approach to the 2014 nose design is the right choice after unveiling the new Lotus E22 to the public this week in Bahrain
Despite blitzing the competition on Thursday, Kevin Magnussen says he isn’t getting carried away as he still doesn’t know McLaren’s true form…
Fernando Alonso is not worried about Ferrari’s form compared to the Mercedes teams but does concede the latter are looking “strong”…
• Magnussen was quickest on day two of testing by 1.5sec• Force India’s Nico Hülkenberg placed secondJenson Button now knows he has a serious fight on …
With the Lotus E22 now properly running after missing the first test, Lotus' technical director Nick Chester has a look at his new car and how well it should do through the upcoming season.
Sebastian Vettel posted a total of 59 laps of the Bahrain International Circuit on the second day of testing in the Gulf state, as Infiniti Red Bull Racing made progress towards solving the reliability issues that have so far hampered the team’s pre-season preparations.
It’s certainly been a slow start to testing for Romain Grosjean as the E22 made its test debut at the Bahrain International Circuit with a two-day tally of 25 timed-laps as the team and power supply partners Renault Sport F1 try to hone the new regenerative V6 Turbo. What’s your feeling of the new car? The seat feels okay
Romain Grosjean insists Lotus cannot afford another day of limiited time on track after another frustrating day of testing in Bahrain
Fernando Alonso thinks all bets will be off heading into the first race of the season in Australia and all of the top teams will be in with a chance of winning
• ‘I’ve great admiration for him and his courage’• F1 chief met president to conclude deal for Russian GPThe Formula One chief executive has spoken of his “great admiration” …
Putting in more laps on Thursday than Red Bull had covered over the previous five days of testing, Sebastian Vettel says he is encouraged…
Fernando Alonso says Ferrari remain on a voyage of discovery with their 2014 car but is encouraged by the fact there are no “big issues” with the F14 T as the countdown continues to Melbourne.
McLaren’s Kevin Magnussen believes driver talent will shine through more with the latest generation of Formula One cars than it did in the V8 era
Although he stopped twice on track on Thursday, Nico Rosberg says the reliability of the W05 is better than Mercedes had expected…
Sebastian Vettel has warned Red Bull’s most impressive day of testing so far masks the fact the team is still working on a range of problems with the car
The German was nearly five seconds behind front-runner Kevin Magnussen at the end of the second day in the Gulf kingdom
High-flying Kevin Magnussen says he “would love to know” where McLaren are in the pecking order after heading the Day Two timesheets at Bahrain to continue his impressive start to his nascent F1 career.
The Brit took to Twitter to tell of his admiration of how the car and his team-mate Nico Rosberg performed in the desert heat
Nico Rosberg says Mercedes have surpassed their own expectations during pre-season testing as he gained more valuable mileage on day two in Bahrain.
Despite two days at the top end of the timing sheets, Nico Hulkenberg insists it is only the performance of the Force India which currently concerns him
Mercedes has started to focus on performance and set-up work now that it is satisfied its new car is running reasonably reliably
Romain heads into his third season as race driver for Lotus F1 Team with the confidence and experience to lead the team to greater things. Follow @Lotus_F1Team New season, new rules and new cars; how much of a challenge do you see the coming months to be? New season, new car, news rules – everything it pretty new and our challenge is pretty big
After three seasons in Formula 1, Pastor Maldonado comes to Lotus F1 Team with the objective of being one of the best and fighting for wins. Follow @Lotus_F1Team How excited are you about kicking off the new season with Lotus F1 Team? It’s great to start the season with Lotus F1 Team.
Lotus F1 Team Technical Director Nick Chester looks to the season ahead. Follow @Lotus_F1Team How would you describe the E22? I would say that it’s an elegant solution for the 2014 regulations.
The sixth day of testing in 2014, the second at this Bahrain test, saw the STR9 complete an encouraging 58 laps, in warm but windy conditions at the circuit that will host the third round of the World Championship on 6 April…Read Article
Kevin Magnussen broke the 1:35 barrier to top the time sheets as Red Bull recorded their best session yet on Day Two in Bahrain
McLaren’s Kevin Magnussen was fastest on Day Two in Bahrain as Red Bull finally started to put laps on the board after their difficult start to pre-season testing.
A judge has ruled in favour of Bernie Ecclestone in his High Court battle with German media company Constantin Medien over the sale of Formula One
Lotus F1 Team and Renault Sport F1 have officially confirmed an extension of their partnership, ensuring that Lotus cars will be powered by Renault drivetrains from 2014 and beyond.
• Ecclestone accused of entering into ‘corrupt agreement’• ‘No loss to Constantin has been shown to have been caused’Bernie Ecclestone has won his multi-million pound court case with …
F1 supremo has multimillion-pound lawsuit case with German media company dismissed in High Court
Judge dismisses $140m claim against Bernie Ecclestone but says he found it “impossible” to regard F1 chief “a reliable or truthful witness”
World Champion Sebastian Vettel has admitted that there isn’t an easy fix for Red Bull’s troubled and troublesome 2014 car, the RB10.
Fernando Alonso set the fastest time on the second morning of testing in Bahrain, although his best time was still nearly a second shy of Nico Hulkenberg’s soft tyre hot lap from Day One
Lotus have confirmed they have reached agreement with Renault for use of their power unit for “2014 and beyond.”
Adrian Sutil admits Sauber are not focusing on race pace or distance until they have mastered the new breaking system, which is making the car more difficult to drive