Mercedes advantages set to end

Jul.9 (GMM) If the latest developments are any indication, Mercedes’ dominance might not last for too long. Last year, we reported that a secret under the skin of the silver car is ‘Fric’ — standing for ‘front and rear interconnected’. Emulating active suspension, the system is now widespread up and down the pitlane, but the FIA’s Charlie Whiting has sent a letter to teams warning … Keep reading Source: Motorsport.com – F1 – Stories

PHOTO AND VIDEO RENDERING OF PIRELLI’S 18-INCH CONCEPT TYRE

Tomorrow Pirelli will test an 18-inch F1 concept tyre at Silverstone. The test will be with Lotus F1 team, during the third in-season test this year.

Photos and video are copyright-free for media use:

English version:
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Music-only version:
www.studiovandone.com/TMP/PIRELLI/SERVIZI/PIR_18inches_me.mp4.zip

High resolution photos, video as well as latest media news are available for editorial use from: www.pirelli.com/f1pressarea.

 
Photo rendering of Pirelli’s new 18-inch concept tyre


Photo rendering of Pirelli’s new 18-inch concept tyre

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Germany ‘not Rosberg’s home race’ – Hamilton

Jul.8 (GMM) Right back in the championship hunt after a home win at Silverstone, Lewis Hamilton has also ramped up his off-track battle with teammate Nico Rosberg. German Rosberg’s 29-point advantage before the British Grand Prix shrunk to just 4 points when he broke down with gearbox trouble. Hamilton told reporters afterwards he is now going into “attack mode” for the final ten … Keep reading Source: Motorsport.com – F1 – Stories

2014 British Grand Prix post-race press conference

Below is the the transcript from the post-race press conference at Silverstone, following Lewis Hamilton’s dominating victory. Valtteri Bottas and Daniel Ricciardo joined Hamilton in the media centre to talk with the media. DRIVERS 1 – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes) 2 – Valtteri BOTTAS (Williams) 3 – Daniel RICCIARDO (Red Bull Racing) PODIUM INTERVIEWS (Conducted b … Keep reading Source: Motorsport.com – F1 – Stories

2014 British Grand Prix – Race

HAMILTON WINS AT HOME WITH P ZERO WHITE AND P ZERO ORANGE

SEVEN OUT OF THE TOP 10 STOP JUST ONCE ON A VERY DEMANDING CIRCUIT FOR TYRES

TEAMS WILL REMAIN AT SILVERSTONE FOR IN-SEASON TEST:
18-INCH TYRE to MAKE ITS DEBUT ON WEDNESDAY

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton claimed his 27th career victory at the British Grand Prix, using a two-stop strategy in a thrilling duel against his team mate Nico Rosberg, where strategy was key. But Rosberg’s eventual retirement meant that Hamilton has closed to within just four points of the championship lead: making every

F1: British Grand Prix 2014 live race commentary and lap by lap updates


Live lap by lap text coverage of the 2014 British Grand Prix, from Silverstone. The race starts at 13.00 BST. Keep following the stream for all the updates from the race here on VAVEL This article can be found in it’s original form can be found here: F1: British Grand Prix 2014 live race commentary and lap by lap updates Shared via RSS

Andreucci wins thrilling San Marino rally, with Pirelli tyres helping to make the difference

Pirelli driver Paolo Andreucci has claimed victory on the fifth round of the Italian Rally Championship in San Marino. Andreucci used Pirelli’s proven K and XR gravel tyres to claim victory on the event in his Peugeot Italia 208 T16 R5.

After 12 challenging stages, including 17 kilometres of asphalt using gravel tyres, Andreucci won by just three seconds, clinching the very first gravel victory for the all-new car in Italy. Peugeot Italia now consolidates the lead of the manufacturers’ championship, which it has dominated in recent years with Pirelli.

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Sauber’s Sutil classified 16th for tomorrow’s British GP

Qualifying for the British Grand Prix upheld its reputation as drivers, mechanics and engineers were faced with difficulties due to changeable weather conditions. Adrian Sutil made it into Q2, but went off track during his last lap in Q1 and got stuck in the gravel trap. He was classified 16th. Esteban Gutiérrez also reached the second qualifying session, but lost control of his car … Keep reading Source: Motorsport.com – F1 – Stories

2014 British Grand Prix – Qualifying

CHANGEABLE CONDITIONS THROUGHOUT QUALIFYING
FOR BRITISH GRAND PRIX

 WET, INTERMEDIATE, HARD AND MEDIUM TYRES WERE ALL USED ON SATURDAY

 A WIDE VARIETY OF POTENTIAL STRATEGIES PREDICTED:
TWO STOPS MOST LIKELY

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg has qualified in pole position for the British Grand Prix, using the P Zero White medium tyres, which have been nominated along with the P Zero Orange hard tyres at Silverstone this weekend. But today was mostly about the Cinturato Green intermediate tyre, which was frequently used during a qualifying session that was characterised by mixed conditions. So variable was the weather

2014 British Grand Prix – Qualifying

CHANGEABLE CONDITIONS THROUGHOUT QUALIFYING
FOR BRITISH GRAND PRIX

 WET, INTERMEDIATE, HARD AND MEDIUM TYRES WERE ALL USED ON SATURDAY

 A WIDE VARIETY OF POTENTIAL STRATEGIES PREDICTED:
TWO STOPS MOST LIKELY

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg has qualified in pole position for the British Grand Prix, using the P Zero White medium tyres, which have been nominated along with the P Zero Orange hard tyres at Silverstone this weekend. But today was mostly about the Cinturato Green intermediate tyre, which was frequently used during a qualifying session that was characterised by mixed conditions. So variable was the weather