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Aston Martin has raised some intrigue at Formula 1's Hungarian Grand Prix by introducing a rear wing that appears aimed at breaking one of the key intention of 2022's rules.
Red Bull's Formula 1 upgrade push has continued at the British Grand Prix with an intriguing introduction of what looks like a 'shelf' along its engine cover.
Alpine arrived at Formula 1's Emilia Romagna Grand Prix with a range of upgrades, but with only enough parts at its disposal for one car, with Fernando Alonso getting them.
Formula 1’s rule changes for 2022 were not just restricted to aerodynamics, as other key areas of the cars have been totally revamped as well.
Formula 1’s high-speed Jeddah circuit was the first outing at a low downforce venue this year and showed us how teams will adjust their cars to reduce drag.
Ferrari has called for a clampdown on Formula 1's mirror design regulations, amid fears that Mercedes’ new concept could trigger wild ‘spaceship’ designs.
Formula 1’s regulations might be heralded as creating an all-new car design for 2022, but that has not stopped teams rolling out some proven ideas from the history books.
Formula 1 teams are in the final stages of getting their new cars ready for launches and the first pre-season test next month.
The changes to Formula 1’s regulations for 2022 are extensive and as well as introducing exciting new elements there is also a sense of reincarnation that draws inspiration from design features of the past.
The 2021 Formula 1 season might be over but all of its teams stayed in Abu Dhabi to test the new 18-inch wheel rims and Pirelli tyres, with the majority bringing a purpose-built ‘mule’ test car.
Mercedes and Red Bull went in to the Formula 1 season finale in Abu Dhabi well aware that their battle could be decided on straightline speed.
Here are the latest Formula 1 technical developments from the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit, courtesy of Giorgio Piola and Sutton Images.
While Red Bull has voiced its concerns over Mercedes’ rear wing, it is encountering issues of its own that has drawn criticisms from its bitter Formula 1 title rival.
Aerodynamic output is a key factor in the design of most components on a Formula 1 car due to the significant performance advantages on offer.
There's been a great deal made about Mercedes' apparent Formula 1 straightline speed advantage when compared with its closest rival Red Bull.
Formula 1's COVID-forced adoption of an interim car design for 2021 has resulted in some fascinating battles on and off track this season: and a very different upgrade war.
The 'S' duct has been a staple of Formula 1 since 2012, when Sauber introduced the solution to help overcome aerodynamic inefficiencies triggered by the step nose regulations.
Red Bull Formula 1 boss Christian Horner half-jokingly remarked that Max Verstappen had been left with less downforce than Mick Schumacher's Haas after the Hungarian Grand Prix first corner pile-up.
One of the defining aspects of the Formula 1 title battle between Red Bull and Mercedes this year has been the rear wing choices made by the two teams.
The Mercedes Formula 1 team had arrived at the British Grand Prix in need of a good result after a recent run of Red Bull success.
Formula 1 unveiled a full-scale version of the future at Silverstone on Thursday, allowing us to get our first true impression of what the cars will look like from 2022 onwards.
Ferrari has been investigating the benefits of a new floor design for several Formula 1 races now, with various iterations trialled to find the right performance balance.
Formula 1’s focus on tyre pressures has dominated attention in the build-up to the French Grand Prix, but this weekend is an important one on another technical front.
Valtteri Bottas' Monaco Grand Prix came to a premature end when a Formula 1 pitstop went wrong, and his right front wheel could not be removed until nearly two days later.
Mercedes has always had a weakness at slow speed circuits, with its long wheelbase and tyre characteristics not perfect for Formula 1 venues like Monaco and Singapore.
Lewis Hamilton's storming charge to victory in the Formula 1 Portuguese Grand Prix showed again his brilliance at overtaking and tyre management.
Formula 1's winter rule changes to slash downforce proved to be a big headache for teams over the winter – and became a big talking point in Bahrain last weekend.
Red Bull’s crushing form over the Formula 1 season-opening weekend in Bahrain suggests it has dialled out the aerodynamic issues that caused problems last year.
Ferrari is set to introduce a new front wing for its SF70H in the Bahrain Grand Prix, as it bids to keep the pressure on Mercedes at the top of Formula 1