Articles tagged Bob Bell

Page 45 of April 2007 archive issue thumbnail Page 45, April 2007

Profile – Renault R26

Fernando Alonso drove this chassis in every race of 2006, on his way to double world championships for Renault. We analyse the attributes which made it a multiple winner  The 2006 world title-winning Renault R26 stands as the team’s crowning achievement. Although Renault entered the season as reigning world champions, the new car faced some very significant new challenges. For one, there had been...

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In brief

* Former Renault tester José María López has signed for US F1. The Argentine won the 2003 World Series by Renault title, and then raced in F3000 and GP2. Since ’07 he has dominated his native touring car series. US F1 has also hired Indycar veteran John Anderson as its team manager. The 64-year-old has worked for many leading teams including Forsythe, Foyt, Galles, PacWest and Andretti Green. *...

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The Motor Sport Month - Formula 1 News

Honda tipped for McLaren Woking team's Mercedes link in doubt, By Adam Cooper The famed McLaren-Honda partnership is set to return to Formula 1 in 2015, potentially leaving the team's current engine partner Mercedes in a difficult position. Honda has been rumoured for some time to be working on a 1.6-litre turbo for the new Fl regulations, and a reunion with McLaren is the logical option for both...

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Lauda central to Mercedes shake-up

Lauda central to Mercedes shake-up The poaching of Lewis Hamilton by Mercedes was a huge coup for Ross Brawn and his men, and it ensures that the team will be under intense media scrutiny in 2013 and beyond. The team also faces huge pressure to perform from the Daimler AG board after the three unproductive years of the Michael Schumacher comeback era. And the man who will be reporting back to...

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McLaren MP4/4

A budding designer at March, under the tutelage of Adrian Newey, he was confident of their latest F1 offering. But when he saw McLaren's new car, he wondered if he might have done better In 1987, I had just started in Formula One as aerodynamicist at Leyton House. I worked a little bit on developing the 871, and then worked throughout the winter on the 1988 car with Adrian Newey. I was straight...

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The regeneration game

Renault looked on the verge of quitting F1 last year. Now with the help of new owners and Robert Kubica, the team is rebornBy Adam Cooper Honda’s total and immediate withdrawal from Grand Prix racing in December 2008 sent shockwaves through the sport, and as the FIA/FOTA battle developed last year, Max Mosley insisted that more manufacturers would follow them. Sadly, the then FIA president was...

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Three point turnaround

The recruitment of a senior technical trio should allow team principal Ross Brawn to refocus on a kick-start for Mercedes GP By Adam Cooper There’s no question that 2012 is a crunch season for Ross Brawn and Mercedes GP. Last year the team finished a distant fourth in the World Championship, and while an opportunistic Nico Rosberg briefly led a couple of races, the silver cars were never really...



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