Montezemolo congratulates Vettel and Red Bull
Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has issued his congratulations to Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull after the FIA clarified that Sebastian Vettel had not made an illegal pass in the final race in Brazil. In the aftermath of the Brazilian Grand Prix, video footage surfaced that seemed to show Sebastian Vettel passing Jean-Eric Vergne under... Continue Reading →
FIA has ineffective exhaust rules
During 2011, the FIA announced that blowing exhaust gases through the diffuser would become illegal for 2012. They attempted to achieve the ban by limiting the placement of the exhausts on the car, specifically with regards to height. Their attempts were ineffective. While there has been a significant loss of rear downforce due to the... Continue Reading →
No action taken against Red Bull
After being hauled in front of the stewards to explain their engine maps, Red Bull will be relieved to have no action taken against their drivers for today's German Grand Prix. FIA technical delegate Jo Bauer had examined the RB8 engine maps and found evidence that suggested that Red Bull were attempting to gain an... Continue Reading →
Penalties looming for Red Bull?
Red Bull have been referred to the stewards at the German Grand Prix for having illegal engine maps. FIA technical delegate Jo Bauer examined the engine maps on both RB8 cars and considered them to be in breach of Article 5.5.3 of the 2012 Formula One Technical Regulations as he found the maximum torque output... Continue Reading →