F1 News: F1 W06 Hybrid Technical Specification and Interviews

Mercedes LogoMERCEDES AMG PETRONAS F1 W06 Hybrid Technical Specification

2015 Technical Q&A with Paddy Lowe

What has been the focal point of our learning from 2014?
Paddy Lowe: It’s no secret that reliability let us down on a number of occasions in 2014. Thankfully, over the course of the season overall, this did not fall in an asymmetric way between the drivers – or in a costly manner to Read more of this post

F1 News: MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS announces senior management transition for 2014 season

Mercedes LogoThe MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team today announced that Ross Brawn will step down from his position as Team Principal at the end of 2013. Read more of this post

F1 – Paddy Lowe to join MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS on 3 June

Mercedes-AMG-Petronas-LogoAgreement has been reached between MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS and Vodafone McLaren Mercedes for Paddy Lowe to join the team on 3 June.
 
Paddy will strengthen MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS in the role of Executive Director (Technical) and will work closely with Team Principal, Ross Brawn; Executive Director (Business), Toto Wolff; and the team’s senior technical management. As Team Principal, Ross Brawn will retain overall responsibility for technical and sporting matters. Read more of this post

F1 – Tim Goss appointed Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Technical Director

Mclaren logo 3Vodafone McLaren Mercedes is pleased to announce that Tim Goss, formerly the team’s Director of Engineering, has been appointed to the position of Technical Director, with immediate effect. Read more of this post

F1 – Q&A with technical director Paddy Lowe and director of engineering Tim Goss

McLaren MP4-27

TECHNICAL Q&A with technical director Paddy Lowe and director of engineering Tim Goss Read more of this post

F1 – Q and A with technical director Paddy Lowe and director of engineering Tim Goss

What are the significant visual changes to the MP4-26?

Tim: “I think there are some novel features on the car – the long wheelbase and U-shaped sidepods are probably the most obvious examples. The thinking behind that is to feed as much good-quality air as possible to the rear-lower mainplane and the floor of the car. We want to get the rear-end working as well as possible following the loss of performance caused by the banning of the double-diffuser. Read more of this post

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