Adrian Sutil
Apr 17

Sutil waiting for upturn at Sauber

Adrian Sutil has failed to score a single point this season. (Photo: Charles Coates/LAT Photographic)

Adrian Sutil has failed to score a single point this season. (Photo: Charles Coates/LAT Photographic)

Adrian Sutil continues to be frustrated by Sauber’s form, but the German believes there’s light at the end of the tunnel, and that the Swiss car will improve.

Sutil has been suffering relative to his team mate because his extra bodyweight pushes the car/driver combination substantially over the limit.

Feb 19

F1: Hulkenberg Quickest In Bahrain As Red Bull Continues To Struggle

Nico Hulkenberg for the Force India team during Day 1 Bahrain testing. (Photo: Glenn Dunbar/LAT Photographic)

Nico Hulkenberg for the Force India team during Day 1 Bahrain testing.
(Photo: Glenn Dunbar/LAT Photographic)

After a break of 18 days, the end of the opening test in Jerez action resumed again in Bahrain today.

The twin four-day sessions at Sakhir represent the last chance for the teams to prepare for the Australian GP.

Feb 13

F1: Drivers Say They Are Surprised By Torque Of New V6 Engines

Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP drives during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP drives during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez. (Photo: Getty Images)

For those trackside, the biggest obvious change since the end of the 2013 season has been F1′s new, milder engine note.

For the drivers, however, the major talking point is ‘torque’.

The V8 engines of last year, and the radical new generation of ERS-bolstered turbo V6s, are actually producing similar overall power.

Jan 30

F1: McLaren On Top As Magnussen Sets Pace — Jerez Day Three

Kevin Magnussen in the McLaren MP4-29 Mercedes.  (Photo: Alastair Staley/LAT Photographic)

Newcomer Kevin Magnussen drives the McLaren MP4-29 Mercedes. (Photo: Alastair Staley/LAT Photographic)

Kevin Magnussen made a great start to his official F1 career by topping the times for McLaren in Jerez

Once again it was a day of mixed fortunes for the teams, with Red Bull enduring another disaster while others successfully logged a lot of laps. Daniel Ricciardo completed only three laps in the RB10, without actually recording a time, before his team gave up for the day.