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Showing posts from February, 2015

Feature Focus: Rear Wing Endplates

Chevy revealed their Aero Kit for the 2015 IndyCar season on Tuesday at IndyCar media day. The release saw some interesting design and technical features on the car.

First Technical Analysis: Chevy's Aero Kit

The Chevy IndyCar team revealed their Aero Kit for the 2015 season on Tuesday at IndyCar Media Day. Honda has yet to show off their plans or any images of the car.

A collection of photos from the release as well as a breakdown of the parts and design features can be found below. 

James Jakes' Sole Podium Performance

James Jakes will drive for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) for the 2015 IndyCar season. The team announced Jakes as their second driver on Monday to partner with James Hinchcliffe.

Jakes raced in the IndyCar series in 2013 with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing. The 2013 season was also the year when the Englishmen secured his first and only podium in the series.

Is Reliability Really Improving in F1?

McLaren Suffer Cooling Pressure Issues at Jerez

McLaren was forced to retire from the third day of testing at Jerez after a cooling pressure failure on the car.  The team managed 32 laps in the morning session making day three their most productive yet.

The problem forced McLaren to take the engine out of the car, ending the day's testing session.

Day Two at Jerez: Technical Roundup

Day two of preseason Formula One testing saw Sebastian Vettel once again lead the time tables. The Ferrari machine logged 89 laps on Monday and set a best time of 1:20.984 seconds, nearly eight tenths faster than the Sauber piloted by Felipe Nasr.

The second day of testing with the new 2015 cars also produced a fair share of mechanical troubles as one might expect. New cars, changes being made, and the unreliability that is inherently in motor racing all contributed to the three main technical talking points of day two.

Formula One Test at Jerez: Live Tweets, Times, Results

Formula One will have its first official test of 2015 at the Jerez circuit in Spain February 1st through 4th. Eight teams are set to attend the testing sessions with Force India, Marussia, and Caterham being the three teams that will not be there. 

Follow along below with live tweets, results, and more from the four days of testing at Jerez: