Zhou Guanyu believes his car’s roll structure gave way in his huge Silverstone crash because the impact exceeded the crash test limit.
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Zhou feared car would catch fire after it landed between barriers in crash
2022 Austrian Grand PrixPosted on
Zhou Guanyu said he didn’t realise his car landed between two barriers in his Silverstone crash, but was worried about the possibility of fire at the time.
Montreal is “going to hurt” in stiff 2022 cars say drivers hoping for bouncing fix
2022 Azerbaijan Grand PrixPosted on
F1 drivers whose cars aren’t affected by porpoising have warned they are suffering from poor ride quality, but don’t expect a quick fix.
Why TecPro barriers weren’t used at Miami chicane where Sainz and Ocon crashed
2022 Miami Grand PrixPosted on
Formula 1 drivers wanted TecPro barriers to be installed at the scene of two crashes in Miami, but simulations indicated they weren’t needed.
Bolukbasi out of Saudi Arabia F2 weekend after suffering concussion in crash
Formula 2Posted on
Cem Bolukbasi has been diagnosed with concussion following a crash in Formula 2 practice in Jeddah, forcing him to withdraw from the event.
Video screens being tested at Jeddah to improve visibility on blind corners
2022 Saudi Arabian Grand PrixPosted on
Formula 1 is testing whether video screens can be used to help address the problem drivers have encountered with poor visibility at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit.
Race starts feel ‘mentally difficult’ for Pourchaire after heavy Jeddah F2 crash
Formula 2Posted on
Formula 2 feature race winner Theo Pourchaire says memories of his heavy crash in Jeddah last year affected him at the start of last weekend’s races.
New Spa photos show gravel replacing asphalt run-offs
2022 F1 seasonPosted on
The Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps has shared new images of extensive work being done to run-off areas and spectator grandstands.
Positive first test for new racing gloves developed after Grosjean crash
2021 F1 seasonPosted on
The first real-world test of new gloves designed to improve fire protection for Formula 1 drivers yielded positive results last weekend.
Kvyat pleased with barrier change after Grosjean crash, wants “very dangerous” fire to be addressed
2020 Sakhir Grand PrixPosted on
Daniil Kvyat and Romain Grosjean have spoken for the first time since they tangled at the start of the Bahrain Grand Prix, causing the Haas driver’s huge crash
FIA feared it would “run out of luck” with standing starts in F2
Formula TwoPosted on
The FIA feared it would “run out of luck” if it did not use rolling starts for last weekend’s F2 races following the repeated problems drivers have experienced with cars stalling.
‘No evidence’ banning traffic lights would make pit stops safer
2018 Chinese Grand PrixPosted on
F1 should not react to recent ‘unsafe release’ incidents by banning teams from using pit stop traffic lights according to race director Charlie Whiting.