F1 Racing – Tasman Series http://tasman-series.com/ Fri, 14 Jan 2022 14:26:42 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.8 https://tasman-series.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/icon-150x150.png F1 Racing – Tasman Series http://tasman-series.com/ 32 32 Mike Krack joins Aston Martin as F1 team principal | Race News https://tasman-series.com/mike-krack-joins-aston-martin-as-f1-team-principal-race-news/ Fri, 14 Jan 2022 14:24:00 +0000 https://tasman-series.com/mike-krack-joins-aston-martin-as-f1-team-principal-race-news/ LONDON (Reuters) – Formula One team Aston Martin on Friday appointed former BMW Motorsport boss Mike Krack as its new manager following the departure of Otmar Szafnauer. Krack previously worked in Formula 1 with the Swiss company Sauber. The move means he will work again with four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel, who made his Formula […]]]>
LONDON (Reuters) – Formula One team Aston Martin on Friday appointed former BMW Motorsport boss Mike Krack as its new manager following the departure of Otmar Szafnauer.
Krack previously worked in Formula 1 with the Swiss company Sauber.
The move means he will work again with four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel, who made his Formula 1 debut with BMW-Sauber in 2007 and races for Aston Martin with Canadian Lance Stroll.

“I’ve been in motorsport for over 20 years and worked in Formula 1 with Seb Vettel in 2006 and 2007 when I was an engineer at BMW-Sauber and he was the team’s test driver. “, said Krack.
“I have huge respect for his speed and ability, and it will be fantastic to have him back.
“Lance Stroll is also an extremely fast and talented driver, with 100 Grand Prix starts to his name, and I am very much looking forward to working closely with him.”
Mercedes-powered Aston Martin, owned by Stroll’s billionaire father Lawrence, finished seventh last season but has big ambitions and is building a new factory while hiring big names from other teams.
“Winning in Formula 1 is about bringing together the best efforts of all the major players – drivers, engineers, mechanics, everyone – and Mike is perfectly placed to deliver that,” Stroll said.
Szafnauer, who had been with the team since their days racing as Force India under the ownership of Vijay Mallya, left this month with media speculation linking him to Renault-owned rivals Alpine.
Former McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh, who is now Aston Martin team group chief executive, said Krack would report to him and Stroll.
“Having held senior motorsport positions at BMW and Porsche, backed by a Formula 1 engineering background at Sauber, Mike has a mix of experience and expertise that makes him the ideal choice for us.” , did he declare.
“He works well with the drivers, having prioritized this aspect of his role at BMW in recent years, and also with the engineers, as he speaks their language.
Aston Martin has also announced that its 2022 car will be launched on February 10 at Gaydon, the English headquarters of Aston Martin Lagonda. The season starts in Bahrain on March 20.

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Trackmania, iRacing, F1 2021 among top 10 Twitch sports games streaming in 2021 https://tasman-series.com/trackmania-iracing-f1-2021-among-top-10-twitch-sports-games-streaming-in-2021/ Wed, 12 Jan 2022 16:48:41 +0000 https://tasman-series.com/trackmania-iracing-f1-2021-among-top-10-twitch-sports-games-streaming-in-2021/ To share Tweeter To share To share E-mail According to a Streams Charts report, three racing games have joined the 2021 list of the top 10 most streamed games in the Sports category on Twitch.tv. Trackmania, iRacing and F1 2021 were all on this year’s list of sports games. Each platform has contributed tens of […]]]>




According to a Streams Charts report, three racing games have joined the 2021 list of the top 10 most streamed games in the Sports category on Twitch.tv. Trackmania, iRacing and F1 2021 were all on this year’s list of sports games. Each platform has contributed tens of millions of watch hours on Twitch alone. That doesn’t even count hours watched on YouTube, Facebook, or any other streaming service.

Fairly new to the scene in terms of esports popularity, racing games in general took off in the middle of 2020 when things started to come to a halt due to the virus. According to the 2020 chart, iRacing was the only racing game included, ranking tenth. This year, while it climbed to eighth in the rankings, it was overtaken by Trackmania, which sits in seventh place.

While Trackmania and iRacing have been around for years, the 2021 Formula 1 game was released in July. In less than six months, F1 2021 has totaled 13.54 million hours watched. This is quite impressive considering that iRacing had 19.72 million hours watched and Trackmania had 25.62 million hours watched. Although these titles fall far short of the most popular titles like FIFA and NBA, racing games beat out baseball on this list. Also of note, the Madden NFL franchise completely missed the Top 10. Madden 2020 and 2021 games were ahead of iRacing in 2020.

According to the report, FIFA 21 topped the rankings with 247.5 million hours watched by viewers. FIFA 22, released on September 27 last year, managed to climb to third place overall. FIFA 22 has compiled 154.46 million hours in the last two months of the year alone. Rocket League shared both titles with the runner-up in the category. The popular car/soccer hybrid (aka SocCar) has racked up 198.13 million hours of viewing.

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These numbers are compiled by Esports Charts, an analytics service that compiles data based on esports competitions, streams, and revenue, among other metrics. Their streaming-specific compilation site, Streams Charts, pulls together streaming numbers from platforms like Twitch, Trovo, and Facebook Gaming. While gaming categories such as Grand Theft Auto V and League of Legends have hours watched in the billions in 2021, it’s still incredible that there were millions of hours spent watching virtual races unfold.

2022 could be the year racing games and esports take off even more. Will you be watching some of the best competitions taking place this upcoming calendar year? What other racing games would you like to see ranked on these audience lists? Are there any new games in 2022 that you expect to see? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.





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Max Verstappen is better than Sebastian Vettel at Red Bull Racing? Uh, not so fast https://tasman-series.com/max-verstappen-is-better-than-sebastian-vettel-at-red-bull-racing-uh-not-so-fast/ Mon, 10 Jan 2022 21:48:13 +0000 https://tasman-series.com/max-verstappen-is-better-than-sebastian-vettel-at-red-bull-racing-uh-not-so-fast/ The exuberance at Red Bull Racing Formula 1 headquarters is understandable. After all, Max Verstappen ousted Lewis Hamilton from his four-year reign atop the Drivers’ World Championship. This feat alone should place the 24-year-old Dutch rider in the top 1% of the list of international clutch athletes. However, Verstappen’s praise should not come at the […]]]>

The exuberance at Red Bull Racing Formula 1 headquarters is understandable. After all, Max Verstappen ousted Lewis Hamilton from his four-year reign atop the Drivers’ World Championship. This feat alone should place the 24-year-old Dutch rider in the top 1% of the list of international clutch athletes.

However, Verstappen’s praise should not come at the expense of the contribution of another great driver in Red Bull history. Unfortunately, people there seem to have short memories when it comes to Sebastian Vettel.

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In the summary: AlphaTauri team principal Franz Tost said 2022 will be the “most difficult year” the team will face with increased budget cap restrictions.

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Tost – 2022 will be AlphaTauri’s “toughest year” for budget cap

Franz Tost says AlphaTauri will need to be careful from the start of 2022 to avoid problems with F1’s tighter budget cap for this season.

As a sister team to Red Bull, AlphaTauri was able to purchase parts directly from their teammates, including two-year-old gearboxes and rear suspension during the 2021 season. Tost says the parts purchase additional this year will create problems with the reduced cap.

“[This] This year will become for us, I think, the most difficult year in terms of cost caps, ”Tost said.

“[In 2021] we’re well below the cost cap. This is not a problem. Corn [2022] is $ 140 million, and buying new pieces of Red Bull technology also brings us to the limit. And so, we have to calculate very well from the beginning, because this situation might bring us some difficulty. “

First head-to-head autonomous Indy race

Computer-controlled driverless cars raced around the Las Vegas freeway as part of the Indy Autonomous Challenge.

The competition saw the autonomous Dallara AV-21 chassis compete in a time trial to decide the seeds before facing off in head-to-head duels around the 1.5 mile oval.

Five teams from five countries participated in the event, with the PoliMOVE team from Milan taking the overall victory and a prize of $ 150,000. The team also set a new record for the highest top speed recorded by a self-driving race car on an oval at 173 mph.

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More people have realized what Sainz is capable of in F1 at Ferrari https://tasman-series.com/more-people-have-realized-what-sainz-is-capable-of-in-f1-at-ferrari/ Fri, 07 Jan 2022 08:55:03 +0000 https://tasman-series.com/more-people-have-realized-what-sainz-is-capable-of-in-f1-at-ferrari/ Norris spent two seasons racing alongside Sainz at McLaren before the Spaniard’s move to Ferrari for 2021, where he teamed up with Charles Leclerc. Sainz enjoyed his most successful F1 season to date last year, scoring four podiums en route to fifth in the Drivers’ Championship ahead of Norris and Leclerc sixth and seventh respectively. […]]]>

Norris spent two seasons racing alongside Sainz at McLaren before the Spaniard’s move to Ferrari for 2021, where he teamed up with Charles Leclerc.

Sainz enjoyed his most successful F1 season to date last year, scoring four podiums en route to fifth in the Drivers’ Championship ahead of Norris and Leclerc sixth and seventh respectively.

Sainz’s performance prompted Ferrari to already seek talks to extend his contract beyond his current term at the end of 2022.

Norris also enjoyed a successful campaign in 2021 as he scored his first F1 pole in Russia and was on the verge of winning the race. He landed four podiums, including a second place at Monza.

Discussing his own progress in his third F1 season in 2021, McLaren driver Norris said the step he took in his second year in 2020 may have been less obvious due to Sainz’s performance. .

“I think my second year has been good,” Norris told Autosport.

“Carlos, I think, is one of the best drivers in Formula 1. It didn’t do me so well either, because he’s a really good driver, and he did a really good job – like, fair -play with him.

“I think I was followed a bit by him because he was doing an exceptional job. I think this year I took this step which would have been the same or maybe a little better than him.

Carlos Sainz Jr., Ferrari, 3rd place, lifts his trophy

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Norris attributed his own progress to “a combination of understanding everything from the last few years,” as well as an improved car that he felt more confident to drive to its limit.

Norris also cited the arrival of new teammate Daniel Ricciardo as helping him take a step forward, giving him the motivation to try and prove himself against an established Grand Prix winner.

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The British driver thought it was a similar story for Sainz when he faced Leclerc – widely touted as a future F1 champion – at Ferrari.

“I always had the motivation to want to beat Carlos,” said Norris.

“At the same time, with Daniel, I didn’t feel nervous at all when he came. A lot of people thought I had done it, or asked the question because he’s a winner of multiple races, he has podiums.

“Everyone knows what Daniel is capable of because he’s been in a car that has won races. Whereas with Carlos nobody knew as much of what he was capable of, as he was in a Toro Rosso, a Renault and a McLaren.

“More and more people are realizing what he’s really capable of and what kind of pilot he is when he takes on Charles and beats him quite often.”


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F1 race decision – Stabroek News https://tasman-series.com/f1-race-decision-stabroek-news/ Wed, 05 Jan 2022 06:01:11 +0000 https://tasman-series.com/f1-race-decision-stabroek-news/ Formula 1 (F1) aficionados and casual enthusiasts alike are well aware that the 2021 F1 Drivers’ Championship title was decided on the last lap of the last race of the season in Abu Dhabi on December 12 under circumstances rather controversial. After the longest season in its history, which has seen the seven-time overall and […]]]>

Formula 1 (F1) aficionados and casual enthusiasts alike are well aware that the 2021 F1 Drivers’ Championship title was decided on the last lap of the last race of the season in Abu Dhabi on December 12 under circumstances rather controversial.

After the longest season in its history, which has seen the seven-time overall and four-time defending champion Lewis Hamilton and rising star Max Verstappen faced off like two world-class boxers, for 22 Grands Prix, c t is a tragic end to what many serious F1 fans considered to be one of the best seasons of all time.

After the 18th round in Mexico, which Verstappen won hands down to take a 19-point lead, any hope Hamilton had of retaining the title seemed almost lost. However, in what could be described as a scripted comeback to Hollywood, Hamilton claimed three straight wins in Brazil, Qatar and Saudi Arabia, with Verstappen in second place three times, to tie the points at 369.5. It was at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the winner of everything. Liberty Media, the U.S. giant that bought a controlling stake in F1 in January 2017 for $ 8 billion, had to drool over the prospect of its potential television audience, which has grown to around 73 million viewers this year. , for the final confrontation.

After an electrifying start, Hamilton ripped his head off, only to be forced into a turn on the first lap by Verstappen as he charged for the inside line. Hamilton deviated from the track, cut the turn and regained the lead, a maneuver that the flight attendants undoubtedly found acceptable. With five laps to go in the 58-lap race, Hamilton, enjoying a comfortable 12-second lead, looked to be heading for a record eight drivers’ championship titles when the dominoes began to crumble. Williams’ Nicholas Latifi crashed and the safety car was pulled out, as the marshals tried to clear the debris as quickly as possible.

At this point, the team managers of the two championship rivals, Christian Horner of Red Bull and Toto Wolff of Mercedes have adopted different strategies. Horner immediately took Verstappen to the pits for a tire change, a ploy that didn’t cost him his seat.

If one listens intently to the five-minute conversation that took place between Hamilton and Peter ‘Bono’ Bonnington, his race engineer, during the time the safety car was on the track, one gets the impression that Hamilton was analyzing the developing situation differently from Bono. After getting past the crash risk at Turn 14, he asked what, in hindsight, might have been the million dollar question: “Should I box?” – racing jargon to get into the pits – to which Bono replied: “Negative”. Bono, the trusted voice in Hamilton’s ear since 2013, then indicated that Verstappen had refueled for new tires and that he would lose his position on the track to Verstappen if he did the same, and to that time it was about maintaining the position on the track with just four laps remaining when Hamilton crossed the line. Bono intoned that he didn’t think the race would be restarted. One would have to assume that he believed that the debris from the crash would not be cleaned up in time and that the race would end under the auspices of the safety car, with no change in race position. A worried-looking Hamilton asked if Verstappen was right behind him, to which Bono replied that he would be after the order was settled. Hamilton expressed concern that his rival could end up in this position with new tires. Bono reiterated that he would lose his position on the track if he tried to do the same. Hamilton then bemoaned the fact that the safety car was going way too slow, an observation he repeated with desperation. Bono then said he believed the race would resume in the current order with all five cars overtaken between the two title contenders.

Meanwhile, Red Bull’s Horner asked to rule out overtaken cars, saying only one race lap was needed. F1A race director Michael Masi then approved that the five cars could split, freeing up the space between Hamilton and Verstappen. However, the other cars overtaken – the ones behind Verstappen – did not have this option, meaning they did not have enough time to complete a final lap of the race. The decision was in direct contradiction to that taken by Masi in 2020 during the Eifel Grand Prix in Germany. There he ruled that there was a requirement in the sporting regulations to signal all overtaken cars.

With that call made, Hamilton, despite his best efforts, couldn’t hold back Verstappen, who had new tires on and had five cars to pass or 11 seconds to catch up. He passed Hamilton at turn five to the finish line and the league title. As expected, Mercedes duly filed two complaints asking whether the correct protocol had been followed regarding the safety car and the level of discretion Masi had within the parameters of the regulations established by the FIA. Both were duly rejected four hours after the end of the race.

Long before the Red Bull team blew the champagne corks off, the sporting history of 2021 was raging across all available platforms. Sports experts from the internet, radio and television were dissecting every facet of Masi’s decision. The list of questions to ponder is far too long for this topic, but some relevant ones should be asked. With such a sensitive situation, why was the race not red-flagged (then all cars would have an equal chance of changing tires) when the accident happened and restarted with the cars as they were? How can a team manager have a direct line with the F1A clerk of the course during a race? Was the race director put under pressure by F1 officials who wanted a better finish for viewers? Was he intimidated by Horner? When Verstappen chose to go to the pit, knowing full well that overtaken cars might not choose to change tires, wasn’t he technically advantaged when those cars were retired? Did F1A break their own rules in this decision? Why weren’t all the broken-in cars allowed to pass? Why didn’t Carlos Sainz Jr give Verstappen the same advantage in third place and give the opportunity to challenge the leaders in the last lap? Why was the safety car pulled before the overtaken cars completed a lap? Rule 15.3 which states in part… “The clerk of the course will have supreme authority over the following matters… the control of practice, sprint qualifying and the race… and the use of the safety car…” is- is it too vague? Does this clause give too much latitude to the Clerk of the Course to apply the regulations as he sees fit?

This debate will likely rage from time immemorial as F1 fans, who have been enthralled all year round by the tooth and nail battles until the end have been left behind and with a bitter taste in their mouths with the way whose title has been decided. the track rather than on it. It’s pretty clear that the current, rather detailed F1A regulations have been misinterpreted, deliberately or not, by the clerk of the course in front of a global audience.


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Rosberg “Hopes” to Mend Friendship with Hamilton Before Verstappen’s “Crazy” Comments | F1 | sport https://tasman-series.com/rosberg-hopes-to-mend-friendship-with-hamilton-before-verstappens-crazy-comments-f1-sport/ Sun, 02 Jan 2022 19:28:00 +0000 https://tasman-series.com/rosberg-hopes-to-mend-friendship-with-hamilton-before-verstappens-crazy-comments-f1-sport/ Rosberg named Verstappen his Driver of the Year, after the Dutchman controversially pushed Hamilton to the Drivers’ World Championship last month at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The two were tied on points heading into the last Grand Prix of the season, but Verstappen passed Hamilton on the last lap of the race after a […]]]>

Rosberg named Verstappen his Driver of the Year, after the Dutchman controversially pushed Hamilton to the Drivers’ World Championship last month at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The two were tied on points heading into the last Grand Prix of the season, but Verstappen passed Hamilton on the last lap of the race after a period of safety car to win his first-ever driver’s title. Speaking on his YouTube channel, Rosberg praised the Red Bull driver for denying Hamilton an eighth drivers’ championship record.

He said: “[Verstappen was] just phenomenal.

“The level in qualifying most of the time, the consistency throughout the year, the level he achieved against Lewis, who is probably the greatest of all time, in the Mercedes and in that dominant form. It was just off the charts.

“Also the level in wheel-to-wheel racing. Lewis is the best at wheel to wheel racing, but Verstappen, you probably have to say he was even better.

“It’s just crazy. The level also during the most rushed moments. Verstappen almost improves when the pressure is high. I slowed down three tenths when the pressure was on, he’s two tenths faster, it’s crazy.

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“I don’t know how he does it. Verstappen number one.

“If you factor in the bad luck, he probably had a little more bad luck.”

Rosberg was the last driver to beat Hamilton at the World Drivers’ Championship in 2016, after which the German immediately retired.

Although Rosberg has been laudatory about Hamilton since his retirement, frequently heralding the Briton as the greatest of all time, the couple endured a fierce rivalry as Mercedes teammates between 2013 and 2016.

After Mercedes delivered a completely dominant car in 2014, the Drivers’ World Championship turned into a two-horse race, and Hamilton and Rosberg’s childhood friendship turned into a bitter rivalry.

However, Rosberg said in a retired interview that he was eager to mend his relationship with Hamilton.

Speaking to Graham Bensinger Rosberg, he said: “It was important for me to tell him [he was to retire] personally also because of the battle we had and everything.

“First, I just wrote him a message before the actual announcement, and then we got together and chatted about it and went over a few things.

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“It was a nice conversation and I am open to finding our way and even having a good relationship again in the future. Why not?”

Recalling their friendship, Rosberg continued, “It’s a very unique story.

“When we were 14 we were both racing for the same Mercedes Benz-McLaren kart team at the time and we were best friends.

“We went on vacation to Greece, we had dinner and said, ‘Imagine if in 15 years we are in the best Formula 1 team together, racing against each other for the championships. “

“And then 15 years later it happens and it’s pretty crazy.”

The first sign of a bitter feud between Hamilton and Rosberg was when the Briton accused his teammate of deliberately hitting him “to prove a point” at the Belgian Grand Prix in 2014.

As Rosberg tried to pass Hamilton, the two cars collided and the latter driver suffered a flat tire and retired from the race.

Two years later they also faced each other in Austria, with Hamilton controversially securing first place, while in Spain the riders withdrew each other from the race.

While a teammate with Rosberg, Hamilton won two World Drivers’ Championships while Rosberg won the title in 2016.

Together, however, they completely dominated, collectively winning 54 of 78 races over four seasons.


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Button plans more Williams time in F1 as COVID restrictions relax https://tasman-series.com/button-plans-more-williams-time-in-f1-as-covid-restrictions-relax/ Sat, 01 Jan 2022 14:08:30 +0000 https://tasman-series.com/button-plans-more-williams-time-in-f1-as-covid-restrictions-relax/ The 2009 world champion, who made his F1 debut with Williams in 2000, took on the role of senior advisor to the Grove-based team last year as the team continues its recovery under the new owners. Dorilton Capital. However, with F1 staff put in bubbles because of COVID protocols, Button found himself unable to mingle […]]]>

The 2009 world champion, who made his F1 debut with Williams in 2000, took on the role of senior advisor to the Grove-based team last year as the team continues its recovery under the new owners. Dorilton Capital.

However, with F1 staff put in bubbles because of COVID protocols, Button found himself unable to mingle with the team as much as expected.

His situation has been made a bit more complicated as he is also a member of the Sky F1 broadcast team, which operates under his own separate bubble.

Hopefully COVID restrictions can ease this year and Button is crossing his fingers that he can step up his role at Williams, following his eighth place in the 2021 Constructors’ Championship.

“I spent a bit of time at the factory and obviously on the races where I’m there as well,” Button explained.

“It’s just a sounding board for some people on the team. I spent a lot of time with Dave Robson, the chief engineer there, and [team boss] Jost Capito, as well as the marketing team.

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“But I haven’t spent that much time with the drivers this year just because I couldn’t get into the engineering room, so I couldn’t get into the garage, because of the bubbles.

“It hasn’t been the easiest year, really. I just got cleared into the kind of food court, the team’s home area, and that’s where I can actually get it. spending time with the engineers and Jost.

Button’s TV engagements limited his involvement with Williams

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“I think it’s been good, but it’s definitely limited, really, this year, which is a shame for both teams. But I will be doing a lot more with them in the New Year.

Button believes Williams is putting in place the right kind of infrastructure and people he needs to be successful.

“It’s a great team,” he added. “They have a good team of people. And I’ll be spending a lot more time with them, with the pilots, with the Young Driver Program. So they have some good young drivers on the roster now.

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“I’ll also be spending some time in the simulation room with the guys. I don’t drive, I would like to! But to see how they run their race, if you will, and how they work with the team.

“This is really where my strength was in the race, it was teamwork. And I certainly bring a lot of experience in this area.

George Russell, who completed his third year with Williams in 2021 and moved to Mercedes, said Button’s experience was a good asset for the team.

“I was very lucky, even before Jenson joined Williams again, to have a good relationship with him, and he was very open and always there when needed,” said Russell.

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“Ever since the COVID rules opened he’s always been in the garage, in the front desk, talking with the guys, the engineers, with myself, with Jost, and I think that’s really great, just to give him ideas and give his feedback and input and his own experiences.

“Obviously he’s got a lot of experience. It’s always unique to have someone like Jenson on your team.”


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“I expect most races to be one stop” – Pirelli says most races in 2022 will be one stop races; F1 will lose its strategic turn https://tasman-series.com/i-expect-most-races-to-be-one-stop-pirelli-says-most-races-in-2022-will-be-one-stop-races-f1-will-lose-its-strategic-turn/ Thu, 30 Dec 2021 19:45:38 +0000 https://tasman-series.com/i-expect-most-races-to-be-one-stop-pirelli-says-most-races-in-2022-will-be-one-stop-races-f1-will-lose-its-strategic-turn/ With the new regulations and 18-inch tires for the 2022 F1 season, Pirelli says there will be less tire degradation, so fewer pit stops. Pirelli will offer 18-inch tires for 2022, as well as the car formed with the new regulations. Thus, the tires will behave differently in 2022 compared to 2021. Pirelli boss Mario […]]]>

With the new regulations and 18-inch tires for the 2022 F1 season, Pirelli says there will be less tire degradation, so fewer pit stops.

Pirelli will offer 18-inch tires for 2022, as well as the car formed with the new regulations. Thus, the tires will behave differently in 2022 compared to 2021.

Pirelli boss Mario Isola in his request said most races in 2022 will see no more than one pit stop. Thus, we could see a decline in F1 strategies.

“We expect performance to be consistent with the current tires, but the car is different, downforce is different and we might have a little difference in performance,” Isola said in an interview with International Technology Tire.

“I expect most races to be at one stop, just because if you have less degradation there is no reason to have more than one stop,” he said. stated, but went on to say that he doesn’t view it as negative. “If we have very close races and we have some action on the right track, who cares about the pit stops? “

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Pirelli faces challenge of not using 2022 cars

Most of the tire tests were done with cars from 2018 or 2019. Therefore, there is no data on new size tires with cars for next year, and Isola sees this as a problem. .

“Every year, it’s the same. We never get the chance to test something on the final version of the car, ”he explained. “We’re still using cars that aren’t the ones we’re going to use next season, just because they’re not available, so that’s part of the challenge.”

“With a larger diameter wheel, they had to trim the floor in the back and adjust the suspension. The teams had to work around the car in order to fit the new tires and adjust the ride height.

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These 3 rule changes will have the biggest impact on Formula 1 in 2022 https://tasman-series.com/these-3-rule-changes-will-have-the-biggest-impact-on-formula-1-in-2022/ Tue, 28 Dec 2021 23:09:43 +0000 https://tasman-series.com/these-3-rule-changes-will-have-the-biggest-impact-on-formula-1-in-2022/ Formula 1 will enact a major rule change in 2022. Initially intended for the 2021 racing season, the new rules have been delayed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19). The complete overhaul of the rules could significantly reshape Formula 1 racing. Focusing on bringing the race closer together and making cars easier to overtake, Formula 1 […]]]>

Formula 1 will enact a major rule change in 2022. Initially intended for the 2021 racing season, the new rules have been delayed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19). The complete overhaul of the rules could significantly reshape Formula 1 racing.

Focusing on bringing the race closer together and making cars easier to overtake, Formula 1 and the FIA ​​have drafted a new set of regulations that will change the look, performance and race of cars throughout the season.



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