Posted on April 3, 2014

The teams did a significant amount of pre-season testing in Bahrain this year, which will give them a good baseline understanding of the best way to attack this Grand Prix, however this year the race is being held at 6pm local time as a night race for the first time and this will mean that the track conditions will be cooler than in previous races here and the temperatures will fall as the race goes on. Pirelli has brought the soft and medium tyres from its range; although last year the medium and hard were brought, the tyres this year More…

Posted on August 20, 2013

The Summer Shutdown has ended and F1 is going racing again! The Spa Francorchamps circuit, home of the Belgian GP, has a very strong history in F1, going right back to the first year of competition in 1950 and is one of the drivers’ and engineers’ favourite tracks. It has the longest lap of any modern F1 track at over seven kilometers. Last year one of the key issues for teams to decide in their strategy planning was whether to go for a low down force set up, with less wing, to help straight line speed in sectors one and More…

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