No Equalisation Or Gimmicks Needed

It’s astonishing that Infiniti Red Bull Racing team principal Christian Horner proposed after the season-opening Australian GP that FIA implement an “equalisation” mechanism to erase Mercedes AMG’s performance advantage. Read More …

Mercedes-Benz, Williams May Pull Out of F1

Mercedes and Williams are on the short end of secret negotiations between Bernie Ecclestone and individual Formula 1 teams that apparently give special concessions to Red Bull, McLaren and Ferrari in a new, post-2012 “Concorde Agreement.” Read More …

FOTA Votes to Ban F-Ducts Next Season

Yes, they probably should violate the FIA prohibition on movable aerodynamic devices, but the new “F-Duct” — which “stalls” the rear wing at speed to improve straight line performance by eliminating drag when downforce is not required — was declared legal and F1 teams have been scrambling to catch up to McLaren. Read More …