Ferrari employees gathered together at Maranello as the Chairman of Ferrari, Luca di Montezemolo gave farewell speech which was marked by intense emotions and strong feelings.
The FIA is set to limit team radio communication with immediate effect in an attempt to electrify racing and reduce the influence a team has on their drivers while on track.
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In this final episode of our 8-part Wind Tunnel Explained series, Sauber F1 Team Head of Aerodynamics, Willem Toet, explains how we translate test results from 60% scale to real car, how we calculate forces based on various speeds and which limitations are imposed to F1 teams by the current regulations. Watch parts 1-7 of this amazing series: PART 1 – Basics of Wind Tunnel Design ► Watch here: ► basic principles, history ► open-circuit vs closed-circuit wind tunnels ► energy efficiency ► fan, foundation, seismic mass, vibrations ► air rotation and turbulence PART 2 – Heat, Cooling & Airflow Optimisation ► Watch here: ► heat, cooling & radiators ► airflow optimisation PART 3 – Test or Working Section ► Watch here: ► test section, settling chamber ► closed-jet, slotted-wall, 3/4 open-jet ► contoured-wall, adaptive-wall ► aerospace vs motorsport wind tunnel technology ► boundary layer reduction in motorsports PART 4 – Model Motion System & Tyres ► Watch here: ► airospace vs motorsport model mounting systems ► model motion: yaw, pitch, roll ► wheels-on vs wheels-off, wheel steer ► wind tunnel model tyres vs. race tyres PART 5 – Moving Ground Technologies ► Watch here: ► rolling road ► development: synthetic rubber vs steel belts ► development: suction control ► friction, cooling ► air bearings & vacuum pumps PART 6 – Measurement Tools ► Watch here: ► load cells (6-/5-component) ► wheel load cells ► tyre patch load cells ► downforce, side-force, drag-force ► pressure sensors, motors, capillary tubes PART 7 – The Myth of Smoke in the Tunnel ► Watch here: ► smoke wands, rakes, airflow visualisation PART 8 – Model Size & Regulations ► Watch here: ► 50% vs 60% vs 100% model testing ► translation of model sizes and speeds ► FIA regulations and testing limitations ► wind-on restrictions Subscribe now
At last weekend’s Italian Grand Prix in Monza, Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo – the winner of three grands prix this year – reached 362.1 kph (while slipstreaming) on the main straight: the highest top speed that will be clocked in 2014.
The FIA has officially confirmed that the 2015 Formula 1 season will run to a 20-race calendar, with the schedule containing only minor tweaks from a leaked list which circulated at Monza.
Mercedes chief Toto Wolff says teams will need further clarification on what they now can and can’t tell their drivers on the radio following the FIA’s “controversial” decision to clamp down on pits-to-car messages.
Nigel Mansell reckons this year’s title race will come down to Mercedes choosing “whoever is favoured” to win the title…
Daniel Ricciardo says he’s relishing some “good racing” in what he knew from winter testing would not be Red Bull’s season…
Ahead of the first Formula E race in Beijing, Daniel Johnson casts his eye over this imposter series
Christian Horner believes Red Bull can inch closer towards the front in Singapore as the track will suit their RB10 and its Renault engine…
Although Ross Brawn says one can “never say never”, he has no thoughts of returning to Ferrari or even taking on a full-time job…
The FIA has decided to ban all radio transmissions at future grands prix deemed to help the driver with his on-track performance.
Pirelli have announced their tyre choices for the forthcoming grands prix in Japan and Russia.
Toro Rosso teenage prodigy Max Verstappen has earned lavish praise from all within the team following his first proper day behind the wheel.
Formula One teams will no longer be able to provide what is tantamount to mobile driving instructions over pit-to-car radio
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Step inside the world of McLaren Applied Technologies and find out how the company’s innovative approach is shaping our lives now, and in the future. Can it be done?
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Step inside the world of McLaren Applied Technologies and find out how the company’s innovative approach is shaping our lives now, and in the future. Can it be done? Definitely
Toto Wolff says Mercedes are open to the idea of relaxing F1′s engine freeze, dismissing speculation that it could reduce their advantage.
Security forces step in amid intense media coverage of Michael Schumacher’s return from hospital to Swiss home
The FIA have banned radio communication relating to the performance of the driver and the car with immediate effect.
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Luca di Montezemolo is Ferrari through and through, from spending time as Enzo Ferrari’s assistant in the 70s to assuming control of the legendary marque as chairman in 1991…
Kimi Raikkonen has reiterated that he will finish his F1 career with Ferrari but denied saying he could leave before the end of his current deal…
Sergio Marchionne, who will take the job of Ferrari president next month, has summed up the Scuderia’s main issue: an engine problem…
Ferrari have played down the lack of F1 experience of their new top dogs after Sergio Marchionne was named as Luca di Montezemolo’s replacement…
JONATHAN McEVOY: Ferrari announced the departure of their president Luca di Montezemolo, marking the end of a glorious but faded era.
JONATHAN McEVOY: Ferrari announced the departure of their president Luca di Montezemolo, marking the end of a glorious but faded era.
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It was a day that no one will easily forget. Not the Prancing Horse tifosi. Not the women and men that work in Ferrari.
After trying a Formula 1 car for the first time a few weeks back during a promotional Show Run in Rotterdam, Max Verstappen had his first proper test at the wheel of a Formula 1 car today.
Max Verstappen completed his first proper test in a Formula 1 car on Wednesday, when he took the wheel of a Toro Rosso in Italy.
Sergey Sirotkin will drive for Sauber in opening practice for next month’s inaugural Russian Grand Prix, it has been confirmed.
McLaren racing director Eric Boullier has dismissed claims by Adam Parr that “this is the last year of F1 as we know it”…
McLaren racing director Eric Boullier has dismissed claims by Adam Parr that “this is the last year of F1 as we know it”…
Daniel Johnson: the resignation of Ferrari president and the sudden death of Santander chief leaves Spanish driver in doubt over his future
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Jenson Button has lauded Lewis Hamilton as “one of the quickest drivers ever to jump into a Formula 1 car” and praised his former team-mate’s resilience and maturity during an often turbulent and controversial 2015 campaign.
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As exciting as crossing the finish line in a car race – that was how Mercedes-AMG presented its new GT V8 sports car as none other than current Formula 1 points leader Nico Rosberg piloted the breath-taking newcomer from the sports car brand of Mercedes-Benz onto the stage! —— Don’t forget to subscribe to our channel to never miss any of our exclusive videos! +MercedesAMGF1
Ferrari chairman Luca Di Montezemolo has announced his departure from Ferrari despite having firmly denied rumours about that during last weekend's Italian Grand Prix.
The Italian has seen Ferrari drivers become world champions six times on his watch in a glittering spell but will now be replaced by Fiat’s Sergio Marchionne
Leonardo DiCaprio and Richard Branson are behind the new teams, which will see will see 20 drivers, including two women, racing electronic cars
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Luca Di Montezemolo resigned as Ferrari’s president on Wednesday morning, bringing an end to one of the most successful eras in the history of Formula One’s most famous brands.
Ferrari chairman Luca Di Montezemolo will stand down next month with Fiat chief executive Sergio Marchionne set to take over the role
Luca di Montezemolo has confirmed he will stand down as Ferrari chairman.
Just days after saying he is ready to stay on as Ferrari chairman for another three years, Luca di Montezemolo has announced he is to step down…
Sebastian Vettel will be hoping third time is a charm in Singapore after Red Bull confirmed he will have different chassis for a third consecutive race…
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The MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS F1 W03 makes its #RaceTheRunway debut in spectacular style – recording a terminal speed of 192.6 mph on the auxiliary runway at Edinburgh Airport at the hands of Anthony Davidson! Sponsored by Mercedes-Benz, #RaceTheRunway is run by and benefits the Prince and Princes of Wales Hospice in Glasgow – a great day for a great cause!
Nico Rosberg has called on Formula One fans to ‘forgive and forget’ after being booed on the podium for the second successive race.
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What happens when Daniel Ricciardo and Daniil Kvyat go head to head on two wheels in an event like none you have ever seen before? Watch as our friends from Red Bull Italy put Daniel and Daniil head-to-head in a preview race as they tested the Ciglione track in Malpensa (Varese) which will host the first edition of the Red Bull Epic Rise.
The seven-time world champion has recovered sufficiently from a coma to be moved to a specially adapted room in his house