Engine

The $500Million Engine

Todd McCandless | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

There have only been three winners in the last twelve months in Formula 1--Sebastian Vettel, Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg. That hasn't been done since 1988 when Gerhard Berger, Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost won everything. Mercedes boss Toto Wolff reckons it is due to the lack of a cost cap or rampant spending that has created the rift and lack of "diversity" in winning...which is an interesting use of the term by the way.

RIP V8 Era 2006-2013

Todd McCandless | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

After eight seasons, the FIA Formula One World Championship will say goodbye to the 2.4 litre V8 engine formula at the Brazilian Grand Prix this weekend. It's not only the end of the 2013 season but the end of the V8 engine era.

Cosworth for Sale

Todd McCandless | Posted 21.12.2012 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

It would be sad to see Cosworth leave F1 but current economic times are such that it may be more than just an engine supplier leaving the sport.

Marussia To Get KERS, Keep Cosworth In 2013

Todd McCandless | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

Heading into 2012, we considered the use of KERS would possibly allow Team Caterham F1 to make a much needed surge in the performance category but they still remain adrift of Toro Rosso. One has to be cautious in thinking that Marussia will experience the types of gains that would have them emerging from the back of the grid.

Sauber Fishing for Ferrari in the Pond of Turbo

Todd McCandless | Posted 08.10.2012 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

A few years ago, BMW had a Formula One team and they had made the move from engine partner with Williams F1 to a full-fledged team. Having purchased Peter Sauber's F1 team, BMW set realistic goals and marched forward in their quest with success and methodical achievements under the leadership of Dr. Mario Theissen.