#Formula1 #F1 2017 new rules – bigger, faster, more – an annotated infographic

New rules introduced for the 2017 Formula One season will bring the biggest changes to the cars in almost two decades, with revised aerodynamics and improved grip leading to faster racing. The Formula One World Championship commences with the Australian GP in March and concludes in Abu Dhabi in November. The new rules focus on bodywork changes which increase aerodynamic grip, the downforce, and new tyres which provide greater mechanical grip. Click on the graphic for an expanded view. Continue reading #Formula1 #F1 2017 new rules – bigger, faster, more – an annotated infographic

#F1 technical changes 2015 – an annotated infographic

In-house squabbles, financial battles and the incumbent Ecclestone’s belligerence notwithstanding, the F1 juggernaut keeps on rolling round the world. As the new race season hoves in to view, so does the annual list of new tech regs, designed to test the ability of the assembled teams and push them to their engineering creative limits. A new nose shape (for the cars, not the team engineers, naturally) is the standout feature this year, but some monkeying about with the suspension, car weight, engines and more will also be required. Click on the graphic for an expanded view. Continue reading #F1 technical changes 2015 – an annotated infographic

Analysis of new Formula One regulations, changes and challenges – an annotated graphic #F1 #F1chat

As Sebastian Vettel sets out to pick up where he left off last season and begins humiliating all other drivers in the 2014 F1 season, we take a look today at the new F1 regulations that all drivers are grappling with. The new regulations constitute some of the biggest changes in the history of the sport, with all cars now powered by a 1.6 litre V6 turbocharged hybrid engine. Drivers have reported mixed results so far at this “reset”, with a change in driving style and racing approach now the key to success. Click on the graphic for an expanded … Continue reading Analysis of new Formula One regulations, changes and challenges – an annotated graphic #F1 #F1chat

Formula One F1 Championship climax – an annotated graphic

With only four races to go, the Formula 1 Championship is wide open, with drivers from several teams vying for the title. Sebastian Vettel has surged ahead in recent weeks for Team Red Bull, with back-to-back victories in Singapore, Japan and Korea, but he’s not across the final finishing line just yet. Ahead of Sunday’s India Grand Prix, we present this snapshot of the driver tables as they stand today. Click on the graphic for an expanded view. Continue reading Formula One F1 Championship climax – an annotated graphic

Formula One F1 Six champions on the grid for 2012 – an annotated graphic

For the first time in the sport’s history, six racing champions will line up on the starting grid of the new F1 season, starting on Sunday. Michael Schumacher, Fernando Alonso, Kimi Raikkonen, Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button will all be doing their utmost to stop Sebastian Vettel becoming only the third driver to win three titles sin a row. Click on the graphic for an expanded view. Continue reading Formula One F1 Six champions on the grid for 2012 – an annotated graphic

Formula One F1 race calendar 2012 – an annotated graphic

As the Formula One F1 season gets ready to kick off in Melbourne, Australia, this Sunday, we offer this race calendar for the full season. Starting in Melbourne and finishing in Sao Paulo, Brazil, teams and drivers have approximately eight months to prove to the world who has engineered the best cars. This is a year when the F1 circus has become more global than ever: only 40 per cent of races will take place in Europe, the lowest ever proportion. Click on the graphic for an expanded view. Continue reading Formula One F1 race calendar 2012 – an annotated graphic

Formula One F1 2012 season rule changes – an annotated graphic

Ahead of the new Formula One F1 season, we have a series of illustrative graphics to share with you. The first is this one, documenting the myriad rule changes for teamsĀ and drivers that are designed to have a beneficial impact on safety and sustainability. Click on the graphic for an expanded view. Continue reading Formula One F1 2012 season rule changes – an annotated graphic