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Giorgio Piola's F1 technical analysis

Giorgio Piola is the preeminent Formula 1 technical journalist. Born in Genoa, Italy, Giorgio has covered the F1 World Championship since 1969, producing thousands of illustrations that have been reproduced in the world’s most prestigious motor racing publications.

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Ferrari fast tracks upgrades in F1 Spanish GP push

Ferrari fast tracks upgrades in F1 Spanish GP push

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F1 Formula 1
Spanish GP
Ferrari fast tracks upgrades in F1 Spanish GP push
F1 Canadian GP: New updates from Mercedes, Red Bull explained

F1 Canadian GP: New updates from Mercedes, Red Bull explained

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F1 Formula 1
Canadian GP
F1 Canadian GP: New updates from Mercedes, Red Bull explained
How Formula 1’s future is a throwback to 2009 ideas

How Formula 1’s future is a throwback to 2009 ideas

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F1 Formula 1
How Formula 1’s future is a throwback to 2009 ideas
What could be behind Red Bull’s kerb-riding problems

What could be behind Red Bull’s kerb-riding problems

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F1 Formula 1
Monaco GP
What could be behind Red Bull’s kerb-riding problems
How McLaren’s challenge is forcing Red Bull to ramp up its F1 upgrade game

How McLaren’s challenge is forcing Red Bull to ramp up its F1 upgrade game

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F1 Formula 1
Emilia Romagna GP
How McLaren’s challenge is forcing Red Bull to ramp up its F1 upgrade game
F1 Emilia Romagna GP: Tech images from the pitlane explained

F1 Emilia Romagna GP: Tech images from the pitlane explained

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F1 Formula 1
Emilia Romagna GP
F1 Emilia Romagna GP: Tech images from the pitlane explained
First glimpse of Aston Martin F1 upgrades appear as new front wing idea spotted

First glimpse of Aston Martin F1 upgrades appear as new front wing idea spotted

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F1 Formula 1
Emilia Romagna GP
First glimpse of Aston Martin F1 upgrades appear as new front wing idea spotted
The eight key changes Ferrari has made to its F1 car for Imola

The eight key changes Ferrari has made to its F1 car for Imola

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F1 Formula 1
Emilia Romagna GP
The eight key changes Ferrari has made to its F1 car for Imola
How Mercedes is going "all in" as first F1 upgrade steps appears in Miami

How Mercedes is going "all in" as first F1 upgrade steps appears in Miami

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F1 Formula 1
Miami GP
How Mercedes is going "all in" as first F1 upgrade steps appears in Miami
F1 Miami GP: Tech images from the pitlane explained

F1 Miami GP: Tech images from the pitlane explained

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F1 Formula 1
Miami GP
F1 Miami GP: Tech images from the pitlane explained
From tweaked headrests to new floors: China’s F1 updates in full

From tweaked headrests to new floors: China’s F1 updates in full

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F1 Formula 1
Chinese GP
From tweaked headrests to new floors: China’s F1 updates in full
Alpine and Williams pursue Mercedes-inspired F1 front wing idea

Alpine and Williams pursue Mercedes-inspired F1 front wing idea

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F1 Formula 1
Japanese GP
Alpine and Williams pursue Mercedes-inspired F1 front wing idea
Red Bull's inner F1 cooling secrets explained

Red Bull's inner F1 cooling secrets explained

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F1 Formula 1
Red Bull's inner F1 cooling secrets explained
F1 Japanese GP: Tech images from the pitlane explained

F1 Japanese GP: Tech images from the pitlane explained

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F1 Formula 1
Japanese GP
F1 Japanese GP: Tech images from the pitlane explained
F1 steering wheels: Why customised controls are vital to drivers

F1 steering wheels: Why customised controls are vital to drivers

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F1 Formula 1
F1 steering wheels: Why customised controls are vital to drivers
Ferrari’s simple F1 design tweak that helped topple Red Bull

Ferrari’s simple F1 design tweak that helped topple Red Bull

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F1 Formula 1
Australian GP
Ferrari’s simple F1 design tweak that helped topple Red Bull
Australian GP: Tech images from the F1 pitlane explained - Day 1

Australian GP: Tech images from the F1 pitlane explained - Day 1

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F1 Formula 1
Australian GP
Australian GP: Tech images from the F1 pitlane explained - Day 1
Australian GP: Tech images from the F1 pitlane explained

Australian GP: Tech images from the F1 pitlane explained

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F1 Formula 1
Australian GP
Australian GP: Tech images from the F1 pitlane explained
Why Ferrari bucked the trend with its F1 2024 suspension choice

Why Ferrari bucked the trend with its F1 2024 suspension choice

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F1 Formula 1
Why Ferrari bucked the trend with its F1 2024 suspension choice
How Red Bull's unique F1 cooling approach helped boost its top speed in Jeddah

How Red Bull's unique F1 cooling approach helped boost its top speed in Jeddah

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F1 Formula 1
Saudi Arabian GP
How Red Bull's unique F1 cooling approach helped boost its top speed in Jeddah
What we learned about the new F1 car designs in the Bahrain GP

What we learned about the new F1 car designs in the Bahrain GP

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F1 Formula 1
Bahrain GP
What we learned about the new F1 car designs in the Bahrain GP
Bahrain GP: Tech images from the F1 pitlane explained

Bahrain GP: Tech images from the F1 pitlane explained

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F1 Formula 1
Bahrain GP
Bahrain GP: Tech images from the F1 pitlane explained
Mercedes has new adaptable F1 suspension trick on W15

Mercedes has new adaptable F1 suspension trick on W15

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F1 Formula 1
Pre-Season Test
Mercedes has new adaptable F1 suspension trick on W15
The cooling tweaks that opened the door for Red Bull's bold F1 sidepods

The cooling tweaks that opened the door for Red Bull's bold F1 sidepods

Formula 1
F1 Formula 1
Pre-Season Test
The cooling tweaks that opened the door for Red Bull's bold F1 sidepods
Bahrain F1 testing: Tech images from the pitlane explained

Bahrain F1 testing: Tech images from the pitlane explained

Formula 1
F1 Formula 1
Pre-Season Test
Bahrain F1 testing: Tech images from the pitlane explained
Bahrain F1 testing: Tech images from the pitlane explained on day two

Bahrain F1 testing: Tech images from the pitlane explained on day two

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F1 Formula 1
Pre-Season Test
Bahrain F1 testing: Tech images from the pitlane explained on day two
Bahrain F1 testing: Tech images from the pitlane explained

Bahrain F1 testing: Tech images from the pitlane explained

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F1 Formula 1
Pre-Season Test
Bahrain F1 testing: Tech images from the pitlane explained
What is the difference between a push-rod and pull-rod suspension on an F1 car?

What is the difference between a push-rod and pull-rod suspension on an F1 car?

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F1 Formula 1
Pre-Season Test
What is the difference between a push-rod and pull-rod suspension on an F1 car?
The F1 design clues from Williams’ maiden test

The F1 design clues from Williams’ maiden test

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F1 Formula 1
The F1 design clues from Williams’ maiden test
How Mercedes joined the F1 distraction brigade with its W15 double suspension

How Mercedes joined the F1 distraction brigade with its W15 double suspension

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F1 Formula 1
Red Bull Racing launch
How Mercedes joined the F1 distraction brigade with its W15 double suspension
Why W15 F1 car shows Mercedes keeps doing things its own way

Why W15 F1 car shows Mercedes keeps doing things its own way

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F1 Formula 1
Mercedes launch
Why W15 F1 car shows Mercedes keeps doing things its own way
The front-wing legality trick spotted on the new Mercedes F1 car

The front-wing legality trick spotted on the new Mercedes F1 car

Formula 1
F1 Formula 1
Mercedes launch
The front-wing legality trick spotted on the new Mercedes F1 car
The new directions McLaren has found with its evolutionary MCL38

The new directions McLaren has found with its evolutionary MCL38

Formula 1
F1 Formula 1
McLaren launch
The new directions McLaren has found with its evolutionary MCL38
McLaren launch image trickery points to its 2024 F1 car secrets

McLaren launch image trickery points to its 2024 F1 car secrets

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F1 Formula 1
McLaren launch
McLaren launch image trickery points to its 2024 F1 car secrets
How Ferrari has cut to the chase with its new F1 design

How Ferrari has cut to the chase with its new F1 design

Formula 1
F1 Formula 1
Ferrari launch
How Ferrari has cut to the chase with its new F1 design
How Aston Martin plans to rebound after F1 2023 development errors

How Aston Martin plans to rebound after F1 2023 development errors

Formula 1
F1 Formula 1
Aston Martin launch
How Aston Martin plans to rebound after F1 2023 development errors
Why RB's VCARB 01 is not a straight Red Bull F1 copy

Why RB's VCARB 01 is not a straight Red Bull F1 copy

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F1 Formula 1
RB launch
Why RB's VCARB 01 is not a straight Red Bull F1 copy
Can Alpine make F1 design ideas count to move up the grid?

Can Alpine make F1 design ideas count to move up the grid?

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F1 Formula 1
Alpine launch
Can Alpine make F1 design ideas count to move up the grid?
Can Sauber’s new-look F1 challenger keep it off the back row?

Can Sauber’s new-look F1 challenger keep it off the back row?

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F1 Formula 1
Sauber F1 Team launch
Can Sauber’s new-look F1 challenger keep it off the back row?
Five times new Formula 1 cars delivered shocks

Five times new Formula 1 cars delivered shocks

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F1 Formula 1
Sauber F1 Team launch
Five times new Formula 1 cars delivered shocks
The Red Bull clues thrown up from Andretti's F1's wind tunnel model

The Red Bull clues thrown up from Andretti's F1's wind tunnel model

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F1 Formula 1
The Red Bull clues thrown up from Andretti's F1's wind tunnel model
Launch renders reveal design secrets of new Haas F1 car

Launch renders reveal design secrets of new Haas F1 car

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F1 Formula 1
Haas livery unveil
Launch renders reveal design secrets of new Haas F1 car
The key details to look out for when F1 launch season begins

The key details to look out for when F1 launch season begins

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F1 Formula 1
The key details to look out for when F1 launch season begins
F1 tech review: Red Bull finds new ways to pull further ahead

F1 tech review: Red Bull finds new ways to pull further ahead

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F1 Formula 1
F1 tech review: Red Bull finds new ways to pull further ahead
F1 tech review: Mercedes takes design U-turn to beat Ferrari

F1 tech review: Mercedes takes design U-turn to beat Ferrari

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F1 Formula 1
F1 tech review: Mercedes takes design U-turn to beat Ferrari
F1 tech review: Ferrari follows rivals’ route to get back on track

F1 tech review: Ferrari follows rivals’ route to get back on track

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F1 Formula 1
F1 tech review: Ferrari follows rivals’ route to get back on track
F1 tech review: McLaren reverses fortunes after poor start

F1 tech review: McLaren reverses fortunes after poor start

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F1 Formula 1
F1 tech review: McLaren reverses fortunes after poor start
F1 tech review: Aston Martin starts strong, then stumbles

F1 tech review: Aston Martin starts strong, then stumbles

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F1 Formula 1
F1 tech review: Aston Martin starts strong, then stumbles
F1 tech review: Alpine drifts despite inventive solutions

F1 tech review: Alpine drifts despite inventive solutions

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F1 Formula 1
F1 tech review: Alpine drifts despite inventive solutions
F1 tech review: Williams claws up from the back of the grid

F1 tech review: Williams claws up from the back of the grid

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F1 Formula 1
F1 tech review: Williams claws up from the back of the grid
F1 tech review: Charting Alfa Romeo’s slide down the order

F1 tech review: Charting Alfa Romeo’s slide down the order

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F1 Formula 1
F1 tech review: Charting Alfa Romeo’s slide down the order
F1 tech review deep dive: How marginal gains made Red Bull’s RB19 so good

F1 tech review deep dive: How marginal gains made Red Bull’s RB19 so good

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F1 Formula 1
F1 tech review deep dive: How marginal gains made Red Bull’s RB19 so good
What’s behind the AlphaTauri floor that has upset F1 rivals

What’s behind the AlphaTauri floor that has upset F1 rivals

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F1 Formula 1
What’s behind the AlphaTauri floor that has upset F1 rivals
Abu Dhabi GP: F1 tech images from the pitlane explained

Abu Dhabi GP: F1 tech images from the pitlane explained

Formula 1
F1 Formula 1
Abu Dhabi GP
Abu Dhabi GP: F1 tech images from the pitlane explained
How Alpine’s intriguing Las Vegas tweaks helped its F1 charge

How Alpine’s intriguing Las Vegas tweaks helped its F1 charge

Formula 1
F1 Formula 1
Las Vegas GP
How Alpine’s intriguing Las Vegas tweaks helped its F1 charge
Las Vegas GP: F1 tech images from the pitlane explained

Las Vegas GP: F1 tech images from the pitlane explained

Formula 1
F1 Formula 1
Las Vegas GP
Las Vegas GP: F1 tech images from the pitlane explained
The shift of F1 approach that helped Red Bull avenge Brazil 2022 defeat

The shift of F1 approach that helped Red Bull avenge Brazil 2022 defeat

Formula 1
F1 Formula 1
Brazilian GP
The shift of F1 approach that helped Red Bull avenge Brazil 2022 defeat
Brazilian GP: F1 tech images from the pitlane explained

Brazilian GP: F1 tech images from the pitlane explained

Formula 1
F1 Formula 1
Brazilian GP
Brazilian GP: F1 tech images from the pitlane explained
How F1’s top teams adapted their cars to Mexico’s unique demands

How F1’s top teams adapted their cars to Mexico’s unique demands

Formula 1
F1 Formula 1
Mexico City GP
How F1’s top teams adapted their cars to Mexico’s unique demands
Mexican GP: F1 tech images from the pitlane explained

Mexican GP: F1 tech images from the pitlane explained

Formula 1
F1 Formula 1
Mexico City GP
Mexican GP: F1 tech images from the pitlane explained

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