V6 turbo vs V8 sound

Rick Lubb: 28 and 29 January 2014 I was at the Formula 1 test in Jerez. I decided to make a video comparing the old V8 and the new V6 turbo engine. The videos of the V8 engines were filmed at F1 demo’s in the Netherlands.

Kevin Magnussen makes his McLaren debut

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“Everything worked as it should… the car felt good.”

Kevin Magnussen makes his McLaren debut in the MP4-29. Full report from Day 3 in Jerez here.

Felipe Massa’s first day in a Williams

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Felipe Massa’s first day in a Williams was very constructive, finishing 2nd with a time of 1:23.700 and completing 47 laps. He will be back in the car for the final day tomorrow. Read today’s report here.

Testing in Jerez (Day Three)

CHEQUERED FLAG: McLaren’s Kevin Magnussen finishes fastest on the third day of pre-season testing at Jerez:

1. Kevin Magnussen (McLaren) 1:23.2

2. Felipe Massa (Williams) 1:23.7

3. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) 1:23.9

4. Jenson Button (McLaren) 1:25.0

5. Fernando Alonso (Ferrari) 1:25.4

6. Nico Hulkenberg (Force India) 1:26.096

7. Jean-Eric Vergne (Toro Rosso) 1:29.915

8. Adrian Sutil (Sauber) 1:30.161

No time: Robin Frijns (Caterham); Max Chilton (Marussia); Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull)

Q&A with Lewis Hamilton




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Side comparison of the 2014 cars (except Lotus and Marussia)

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Testing in Jerez (Day Two)

Jerez testing times – Wednesday January 29
Pos Driver Constructor Time Laps
1 Jenson Button McLaren Mercedes 1m 24.165s 43
2 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 1m 24.812s 47
3 Valtteri Bottas Williams 1m 25.344s 35
4 Nico Rosberg Mercedes AMG 1m 25.588s 97
5 Sergio Perez Force India 1m 28.376s 37
6 Esteban Gutierrez Sauber 1m 33.270s 53
7 Marcus Ericsson Caterham 1m 37.975s 11
8 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing 1m 38.320s 8

Testing in Jerez (Day One)

Jerez test, Day One timesheet:

1. Raikkonen, Ferrari, 1:27.104, 31 laps.
2. Hamilton, Mercedes, 1:27.820, 18 laps.
3. Bottas, Williams, 1:30.082, 7 laps.
4. Perez, Force India, 1.33:161, 11 laps.
5. Vergne, Toro Rosso, 1:36.530, 15 laps.
6. Gutierrez, Sauber, 1:42.257, 7 laps.
7. Vettel, Red Bull, No time, 3 laps.
8. Ericsson, Caterham, No time, 1 lap.
9. Button, McLaren, No time, 0 laps.




The story behind Caterham’s 2014 F1 car

One the eve of our 2014 car’s first voyage, we show you how a team goes about building a new Formula 1 car. Take a look inside our Leafield factory to learn how we’re meeting the challenge of 2014. You will see the 2014 Caterham when it tests for the first time at Jerez on Tuesday 28th January.




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The Red Bull RB10 launch

Here are the first official images of the new Red Bull:

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Here are the first unoffical photos of the new Red Bull:

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RB10 launch tomorrow. Less than 24 hours to go. Make sure you tune in.