Covered in sensors, aero rakes come in a variety of sizes to measure the airflow across the bodywork. Prior to testing last season, we caught up with our Head of Aero Performance Yannick Ducret who gave us the inside track on all things aero rakes. “Aero rakes are very important for us, we were very busy in Barcelona using various different aero rakes. “They’re called aero rakes because that’s how they started many, many years ago. “We do see what other people are doing to get the best and least intrusive aero rakes.”
However, he didn't have to wait too much longer for his first title, which came a year later in Brazil. RISE OF THE ROOKIE: How Jacques Villeneuve stepped out of his father's shadow to become a champion Villeneuve finished the year with 11 podiums in 16 races – with his first coming at his debut race in Australia where he finished second. However, like Hamilton, Villeneuve also bounced back to win his first title in his sophomore season. READ MORE: From Schumacher to Hamilton and Martini – Which F1 drivers have spent the most seasons with one team? That year he finished on the rostrum eight times, with his first podium coming at his second race of the season, in Mexico.1 month ago F1
TULSA, Oklahoma – In a thrilling night at the Chili Bowl Nationals at SageNet Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Rico Abreu tied Sammy Swindell and Christopher Bell for the most qualification night victories at eight as tragedy nearly struck a third of the way into the race. Torgeson was making his first start in the Chili Bowl and his first start in a midget. We have to strap into these things once everything cools off and hat’s off to the Chili Bowl having an unbelievable safety crew on sight right away. All I have been thinking about the last hour or so here is making sure that boy is okay.”In Victory Lane, Abreu pledged his Chili Bowl qualification night winnings to the Torgeson family. The Busch family send our thoughts and prayers out to the whole Torgerson family and Ashton that he is ok!!2 months ago IndyCar, IMSA, F1, SuperMotocross News, Video | NBC Sports ...
After intense speculation, Ferrari confirmed on Tuesday that Mattia Binotto’s time at Maranello – which stretches back to the mid-1990s – will soon come to an end after he resigned from his position at Team Principal. As he resigns and heads for pastures new, we look back on the four seasons Binotto spent at the helm of F1's most iconic team. 2021: P3 in the standings, five podiums Reflecting on Ferrari’s nadir, Binotto commented: “Certainly last year was a big, big disappointment. In the second and third years of Binotto’s tenure, Ferrari were left to rue life without a competitive car, but when they did produce one in 2022, they were hampered by other issues. However, after a strong start to the season, Ferrari’s title hopes would go up in smoke3 months ago F1
(Photo by Dan Istitene - Formula 1/Formula 1 via Getty Images) SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 13: Race winner George Russell of Great Britain and Mercedes reacts in parc ferme during the F1 Grand Prix of Brazil at Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace on November 13, 2022 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Next Previous Enlarge 1 / 3 SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 13: Carlos Sainz of Spain driving (55) the Ferrari F1-75 makes a pitstop during the F1 Grand Prix of Brazil at Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace on November 13, 2022 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images) SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 13: Charles Leclerc of Monaco driving the (16) Ferrari F1-75 spins during the F1 Grand Prix of Brazil at Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace on November 13, 2022 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Next Previous Enlarge 1 / 3 SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 13: Daniel Ricciardo of Australia and McLaren looks on from the pitwall during the F1 Grand Prix of Brazil at Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace on November 13, 2022 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images) SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 13: Lando Norris of Great Britain driving the (4) McLaren MCL36 Mercedes on track during the F1 Grand Prix of Brazil at Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace on November 13, 2022 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.4 months ago F1
Two incredible stints from Alex Albon had our No23 chasing a top-10 finish in Mexico City even after a P17 start. Just 2.5 seconds separated Alex from a point-scoring Mexico City Grand Prix, but Albono was fighting amongst the upper midfield after falling to P19 from the race start to show the underlying competitiveness in the FW44. Unfortunately, car damage meant that Nicky couldn’t find grip on the hard tyre and fell back, with a late switch to softs required. Alex praises "a good job" in Mexico City GPHear from Alex post-race. Shop NowNicky faced an uphill battle in Mexico: “We had some car damage from early on in the race which was confirmed by the team.4 months ago Williams Racing
Ahead of qualifying for the United States Grand Prix, the F1 paddock was rocked by the sad news that Red Bull co-founder and owner Dietrich Mateschitz had passed away at the age of 78. “He was an incredible visionary entrepreneur and a man who helped to transform our sport and created the Red Bull brand that is known all around the world. OBITUARY: Remembering Dietrich Mateschitz, Red Bull and AlphaTauri’s quiet patriarch “The thoughts of all the FIA family are with his loved ones at this time and he will be greatly missed.” Christian Horner, Red Bull team boss “It’s very, very sad. Rest in peace.” Pierre Gasly “It’s obviously extremely sad to hear that Dietrich passed away, and especially this weekend. “What he has done, what he has achieved with Red Bull, what he has provided to all of us as part of the Red Bull family, will be remembered forever.”Mateschitz’s passing will be felt by many in the F1 paddock5 months ago F1
READ MORE: Sainz takes pole for the 2022 United States Grand Prix ahead of Verstappen Sainz is going after just the second victory of his career, after securing his third ever pole position. Red Bull’s title permutations It was a sombre mood at Red Bull on Saturday evening following the sad news that the team’s owner Dietrich Mateschitz had passed away at the age of 78. The equation is relatively simple: Red Bull need to score 26 points to be champions, because that would stop Ferrari outscoring them by the required 19 points. That works out as a third and fourth place finish being enough for Red Bull even behind a Ferrari one-two, so it’s not out of the question. If Verstappen wins the race, Red Bull will wrap up the constructors' title5 months ago F1