GP Monaco 2022 – Race Analysis

Why was the launch postponed? The Monaco Grand Prix started 16 minutes late. A small rain shortly before the official start caused a lot of chaos. All teams initially had feedstock installed on a slightly wet slope. But then the race control surprised everyone by announcing that they wanted to start racing behind the safety … Read more

Mercedes’ problems in Monaco: No step back

Monaco GP 2022 After the high mid-level in Barcelona, ​​Mercedes once again missed out on the top spot by seven tenths in Monaco. The engineers expected what looked like a throwback to the good old days. Monte Carlo was the most murderous place on the way back to the top. Barcelona was a bright spot. … Read more

Budget cap dispute: ‘Just turn off the wind tunnel’ | Car engine and sports

Six teams are demanding surcharges for inflation, facing opposition from Alpine, Alfa Romeo and Williams. They do not see inflation as a force majeure and advise teams operating at the limit to simply stop developing. It’s an unforgiving topic on which there are good arguments for and against. For Alfa-Sauber team boss Frederic Vasseur, this … Read more

GP Monaco 2022 – Training 2: Double Ferrari

Monaco GP 2022 Ferrari put a first exclamation mark in Monaco’s second training session. Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz passed the fastest lap of the day. Red Bull was four tenths behind the competition. It was even worse for Daniel Ricciardo, who made a violent departure. Ahead of the weekend in Monaco, Ferrari was voted … Read more

Budget cap dispute: ‘Just turn off the wind tunnel’ | Car engine and sports

Six teams are demanding surcharges for inflation, facing opposition from Alpine, Alfa Romeo and Williams. They do not see inflation as a force majeure and advise teams operating at the limit to simply stop developing. It’s an unforgiving topic on which there are good arguments for and against. For Alfa-Sauber team boss Frederic Vasseur, this … Read more

Tactics Check Spanish GP 2022: Strategy Mistakes

The Spanish Grand Prix was a race of unanswered questions. Would Charles Leclerc have won without his engine failure? Was Sergio Perez not allowed or not able to win? Where will Lewis Hamilton end up if he doesn’t have to make a forced pit stop after one lap? Would Valtteri Bottas have finished fourth with … Read more

Mercedes is looking more: data against driver sentiment

The statement says one way or another. Mercedes finished the second training session in Miami with first and fourth places. The gap between Red Bull and Ferrari, which was close to one second per lap, suddenly disappeared. Although the drivers in the cockpit did not notice a noticeable difference. “The car is like me, but … Read more

New Formula 1: A car without a side box is allowed?

You have to look far back to see such huge differences in the Formula 1 field as they are today. The new set of rules produced ten different cars. Not even the Formula 1 makers around sporting director Ross Brawn and technical director Pat Symonds would have dreamed of such versatility. The cars look so … Read more