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Formula 1 teams have been spotted using an innovative Italian 'gun' in testing in what could be the latest move to get on top of the new 2021 tyres.
Ferrari is eyeing a radical new engine concept for its 2022 Formula 1 project that could feature a design never seen in the sport before.
Formula 1 teams have faced some unprecedented times over the past 12 months, as the sport has had to react quickly to the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Ferrari is under no illusions that it needs to make gains on the power unit front if it is going to return to the front of the Formula 1 grid.
Ex-Formula 1 racer Pierluigi Martini has a special place in the hearts of Minardi fans – after all, he was the driver with whom the team made its F1 debut in 1985, scored its first point in 1988, and recorded its only ever front-row start in 1990. This diminutive but larger-than-life character has his own racing love affair, however: his pride and joy is an ex-Ronnie Peterson Tyrrell P34.
Kimi Raikkonen has had a first seat fitting at Sauber, prompting speculation that he could test for the team later this year.
A fall in ticket sales for the Italian Grand Prix has left the country's motorsport president worried that it may not be able to afford to keep the Formula 1 race after its current contract expires.
Ferrari will bring a new floor to the British Grand Prix in a bid to lift its performance in response to the major update packages that rival Mercedes introduced in Austria.
Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen should be able to avoid an engine change for Formula 1’s Monaco Grand Prix after the problem that caused him to retire in Spain last weekend.
Ferrari has received a double boost on the Formula 1 engine front for 2018, with confirmation on the dyno that it has hit reliability targets, plus encouraging results from work on a new cylinder head concept.
The Ferrari Formula 1 team has drafted in Maria Mendoza, an expert in metals and chemicals, to help boost its quality control department.
Sebastian Vettel's Singapore Grand Prix Formula 1 engine is available to use again, after Ferrari found there was no damage to the unit following his first-lap crash, Motorsport.com has learned.
Formula 1 teams have been long known to push the limits when it comes to flexible bodywork.
Mercedes has confirmed all its teams will use the latest version of its 2017 Formula 1 engine at the Australian Grand Prix, despite reports this week that it could hold back its introduction because of reliability concerns.
Ferrari may already have been the surprise of the first Formula 1 pre-season test with the pace and reliability of its new SF70H, but its biggest development could be yet to come.
Nyck de Vries and Miguel Molina have emerged as lead contenders to join Ferrari's GT programme in place of Gianmaria Bruni, Motorsport.com has learned.
Ferrari is looking towards 3D printing technology in a bid to introduce an innovative piston design that could deliver a big step forward for its 2017 Formula 1 engine.
While Formula 1 gears up for faster cars aimed at making the sport more spectacular, one of the big concerns that has been voiced is that the end result could deliver even less overtaking than fans have seen in recent years.
Honda is poised to adopt the Mercedes philosophy of a split turbine and compressor with its 2017 Formula 1 engine as part of the revamp being planned for this season, sources have revealed.
Formula 1's focus has already shifted to the arrival of the all-new 2017 cars – which will be wider, more aggressive looking and faster than their predecessors. But, as Franco Nugnes reveals, even bigger changes could be coming at Ferrari.
Legendary Formula 1 designer Rory Byrne’s return to Ferrari had been kept low profile for months, but his presence alongside Jock Clear at the Autosport Awards showed he is very much part of the family now.
Formula 1's turbo hybrid engines have been on the receiving end of criticism since they arrived back in 2014 over their lack of sound and fuel efficiency characteristics.
While Formula 1 continues to focus on plans for a Halo or Aeroscreen concept from 2018, plans for a third type of cockpit safety device – called the 'Active Windscreen' – have now emerged.
Ferrari is poised to hold fire until the Italian Grand Prix on an engine upgrade that sources suggest could be enough to lift it on a par with Mercedes.
Formula 1's ongoing controversy surrounding track limits took a fresh twist on Friday when Ferrari, Mercedes and Red Bull complained to Bernie Ecclestone about the FIA's decision to not abandon its restrictions at Hockenheim.
Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne has been in Maranello this week holding key meetings with staff to work out what needs to be done to rescue its season.
Formula 1's rumour mill exploded this week when talk of a major management revamp at Ferrari spread like wildfire across social media.
Formula 1 drivers could experience sustained forces of more than 5.5G during cornering next season, according to the latest simulation data produced on the 2017 cars.
Kimi Raikkonen's Australian Grand Prix engine has been given the all-clear to be used again, despite the spectacular fire that brought his race to a halt.
While Ferrari did not appear in testing with any obvious innovations on its car – in contrast to Mercedes which unleashed a host of radical parts – it is wrong to think that the Maranello team has not been pushing the boundaries with its SF16-H.
The high-tech world of Formula 1 seems a world apart from the Dakar Rally, so how can the winning Truck in the gruelling South American marathon have anything to do with Mercedes' success in Formula 1?
Ferrari's new Formula 1 car was fired up for the first time on Tuesday, with the team well aware that the success of its revamped power unit may well define its championship ambitions.
Imola has begun discussions with Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone to save the Italian Grand Prix if Monza is unable to secure a fresh contract for 2017, Motorsport.com can reveal.