Frontpage   |   Twitter   |   Photos   |   Game   |   Standings Thursday 27 April 2017
 
Friday 14 April at 10:35
Ferrari floor flex rumour swirls in Bahrain
Font size:
Friday 14 April at 10:35 : Apr.14 (GMM) Paddock rumblings about a flexible Ferrari have made the trip from China to Bahrain.

A week ago, former driver turned pundit Christian Danner said he had noticed aerodynamic parts of the impressive 2017 Ferrari flexing at speed.

"If I was one of the other teams, I would want it checked," he told RTL television.

Now, the German publication Auto Motor und Sport says the main focus of the 'Ferrari flex' story is the red car's floor.

An unnamed engineer is quoted as saying: "There are slow motion recordings of Raikkonen in testing, when the floor actually bends downwards at the sides."

Others are less sceptical, saying Ferrari's performance surge in 2017 is entirely legitimate.

"This is not just about the car or the engine, but the whole," said Gunther Steiner, boss of small Ferrari-linked American team Haas.

"Ferrari started developing the car early last season -- earlier than Mercedes," he told Auto Bild.

"And Mattia Binotto is a very, very good technical manager who had a consistent plan from the outset."

Former F1 driver turned pundit Marc Surer, meanwhile, sees the handiwork of another top name.

"The innovative sidepods are typical Rory Byrne," he told German television Sky. "This year it is also much easier for the drivers to get the car in the right tyre window, which is also typical of Byrne cars."
RELATED NEWS ITEMS
21-04 Sochi temperatures won't stop Ferrari - Vettel
19-04 Ferrari 'hungrier' than Mercedes - Alesi
16-04 Flexible Ferrari story 'nonsense' - Lauda
14-04 Ferrari 'media blackout' returns in Bahrain
11-04 Marchionne not hitting back at Lauda jibe
11-04 Marchionne not commenting on future post 2019
10-04 Pundit questions Ferrari wing 'flex'
 
NEXT RACE 26 March 2017
Grand Prix of Australia (5,303 m)
Melbourne, Albert Park Circuit
Last Winner: Nico Rosberg
TV schedule
Friday - practice 1
12:30 - 14:00

Friday - practice 2
16:30 - 18:00

Saturday - practice 3
14:00 - 15:00

Saturday - qualification
17:00 - 18:00

Sunday - race
16:00

Friday - practice 1

Friday - practice 2

Saturday - practice 3

Saturday - qualification

Sunday - race

STANDINGS 2016
Driver championship
1.Vettel68
2.Hamilton61
3.Bottas38
Constructors championship
1.Ferrari102
2.Mercedes99
3.Red Bull47
FACEBOOK
TWITTER
www.ReserveDeler24.CO.NO
autoverzekering - Pricewise
 
RECENT PHOTO'S
Max Verstappen, Daniel Ricciardo, Felipe Massa, Bahrein Sun Christian Horner, Bernie Ecclestone, Bahrein Sunday 2017 Max Verstappen, Red Bull, Bahrein Sunday 2017 Max Verstappen, Red Bull, Bahrein Sunday 2017 Max Verstappen, Red Bull, Bahrein Sunday 2017 Max Verstappen, Red Bull, Bahrein Sunday 2017 Max Verstappen, Red Bull, Bahrein Sunday 2017 Max Verstappen, Red Bull, Bahrein Sunday 2017
Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull, Bahrein Sunday 2017 Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull, Bahrein Sunday 2017 Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull, Bahrein Sunday 2017 Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull, Bahrein Sunday 2017 Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull, Bahrein Sunday 2017 Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull, Bahrein Sunday 2017 Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari, Bahrein Sunday 2017 Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari, Bahrein Sunday 2017
Copyright ©2017 Onestopstrategy.com   |   Powered by PGL Media About us    |    Contact    |    Advertising    |    Vacancies    |    Privacy Statement