August 23rd, 2013
Jari-Matti Latvala is under huge pressure for the Rally Germany lead from Thierry Neuville. The pair found themselves elevated into a fight for victory when Latvala’s championship-leading Volkswagen team-mate Sebastien Ogier went off the road on Friday morning’s opener and damaged his suspension. Ogier effected a temporary fix using ratchet straps and continued
July 31st, 2013
Mikko Hirvonen made the perfect start to his home round of the World Rally Championship with fastest time at Rally Finland qualifying. The Citroen driver won the 2.8-mile Ruuhimaki stage by 0.248 seconds from runaway WRC leader Sebastien Ogier, who felt the suspension set-up on his Volkswagen Polo R WRC was not completely dialed into Finland
June 29th, 2013
Lotus will make small modifications to its suspension for the next race at Germany following a rules clarification from the FIA. AUTOSPORT has learned that McLaren asked the governing body at the British Grand Prix whether or not the design of the Lotus suspension was allowed.
June 25th, 2013
Lewis Hamilton says it ‘sucks’ that his outfit is being forced to miss Formula 1′s young driver test at Silverstone next month. While rival teams have questioned the leniency of the punishment handed down to Mercedes for using a 2013 car in a Pirelli test, Hamilton has backed his team boss Ross Brawn in claiming the suspension is going to hurt. “That [the ban] does suck a little bit because that test is quite an important test for the year – it’s the only test really,” he told selected media during an appearance at the Mercedes factory in Brackley on Tuesday