In the sixties and seventies of the last century in Formula 1, most of the teams used almost identical Ford Cosworth DFV engines, and only some engines had other engines – Ferrari, BRM, Alfa Romeo … But after the advent of turbo engines, everything changed radically. Since the 80s, the situation with the engines in Formula 1 has been quite confusing.
In the nineties, turbo engines were gone, but the tradition of Formula 1 was inherited from the previous era. Over the years, most teams have tried to find an exclusive partner for the supply of engines, and few of the minders supplied their products to more than one team. The only minder who supplied motors to several teams at once was Ford Cosworth – these engines were used by those who could not find a better option. Continue reading
At the end of the year, Mercedes will mark a round date from the beginning of cooperation with one of the best drivers in the history of Formula 1, Michael Schumacher. If you think that everything began in 2009, then you are mistaken – their relationship this year will be 30 years old.
In the mid-80s, Mercedes decided to return to big motorsport after a 30-year hiatus. To do this, they found a partner – the Sauber team, which competed in endurance races. Officially, their cooperation began in 1985, when the Swiss team put up their prototype C8 with a German engine at the start of the “24 hours of Le Mans”. Continue reading
Guas Steiner, the head of Haas F1, was perhaps the most popular person in the paddock on Thursday in Singapore – in the morning the team surprised many by renewing the contract with Roman Grosjean for 2020, although almost everyone was sure that he would be replaced by Niko Hulkenberg. Journalists turned to Steiner for clarification …
Question Today, the team confirmed that next season will continue to work with the same riders, although everyone was sure that you will sign a contract with Nico. Why did you decide to save Grosjean? Continue reading