Archive for July, 2011

F1 onboard: Nurburgring 1967.

Posted: 23rd July 2011 by admin in Formula 1, Videos
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Comments Off on Sainz: Finland finish vital for VW.

Carlos Sainz says it’s vital that Volkswagen Motorsport duo Joonas Lindroos and Andreas Mikkelsen reach the finish of Neste Oil Rally Finland next week – otherwise it will prove to be a wasted outing for the German manufacturer. Volkswagen is assessing Lindroos and Mikkelsen, who will drive a brace of Skoda Fabia Super 2000s on […]

Comments Off on Exhausts to be raised for 2012.

Following several meetings of the Technical Working Group (TWG) at Silverstone last weekend, teams have agreed to raise the overall position of exhausts in their cars from the start of next season. This will help to prevent situations such as the engine mapping row which overshadowed the build-up to the British Grand Prix. This year […]

Acropolis chiefs set to repeat night stage.

Posted: 14th July 2011 by admin in Greek, WRC
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Acropolis Rally bosses are planning to repeat the Nea Politia night stage when the world championship returns to Greece next season. The gravel event is set to form round six of the 2012 WRC calendar from 24-27 May and rally promoter Pavlos Athanassoulas indicated that the nightime test is likely to be included on the […]

Comments Off on FIA confirms Valencia specification for engine maps.

F1 governing body the FIA has officially confirmed what teams agreed at Silverstone, in that settings for engine mapping and diffusers will now be reverted to those seen in Valencia. This means it is allowed to blow hot exhaust gases over the cars’ diffusers when off the throttle, but changes between qualifying and the race […]