F1 backs cheaper engine deal for 2017

2016-04-29 18:47

A plan for cheaper engines and closer racing has been approved by the F1 Commission and is set to be confirmed by the World Motor Sport Council.

Next F1 engine: No hybrids, more power?

2015-11-17 09:39

No limits on revs, engine durability or fuel flow... details of Formula 1's alternative engine for 2017 has emerged.

Engine penalties for Red Bull in Austria

2015-06-11 09:36

Red Bull will serve its penalties for a fifth engine change from the back of the grid at its home race in Austria later in June.

Abiteboul hails Renault's Illien tie-up

2014-12-24 11:18

After a dismal year during the 2014 Formula 1 season, Red Bull has some new hope in its works engine supplier Renault with the news of the company's new alliance.

Red Bull fed-up, pulling rank at Renault

2014-08-25 10:12

After much disappointment and frustration with Renault's F1 engine project reigning champion team Red Bull is now deeply involved with the improvement of its 'power units'.

That a Beemer or vice Verso?

2013-12-02 13:23

Toyota will launch its 1.6 D-4D Verso in 2014 with a BMW engine. Bet you didn’t see that one coming?

Trapped puppy’s engine ride(V)

2013-07-09 14:36

A couple driving in Florida realised something was amiss their Chrysler PT Cruiser. What they found was a pet owner’s nightmare – a puppy trapped on the engine. VIDEO

Renault power for Torro Rosso

2013-05-22 11:48

Toro Rosso's anticipated switch from Ferrari to Renault power for 2014 and beyond will be announced imminently, German magazine Sport Bild reports.

Out of India: Ford EcoSport

2013-05-13 08:01

Ford has taken on the urban SUV market with its SA-bound EcoSport. A Fiesta on steroids or high-riding Figo? SERGIO DAVIDS reports from Goa, India.

Honda power for McLaren?

2013-03-05 08:05

McLaren has yet to sign an engine deal for the new turbo V6 era beginning in 2014 though the team is in talks with Japanese automaker Honda.


New engine controversy: War brewing in F1?

2015-11-18 12:48

A war is brewing in F1. The reason? Expensive and controversial 'power units' planned by the FIA and Bernie Ecclestone 2017.

Ricciardo unfazed by Red Bull engine drama

2015-09-18 08:04

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo said he was not interested in discussing which engine will power the energy drink team's car in 2016.

Button a non-starter in Bahrain

2015-04-19 19:03

Poor Jenson Button had a bad start even before the lights went out for 2015 Bahrain GP after an electrical failure ruled him out of the race on Sunday.

Merc won't warm to 'unfreeze' pressure

2014-10-13 08:22

Mercedes is unlikely to back down under pressure from Formula 1 rivals to agree to relax the current engine 'freeze'. Teams are not allowed to tinker with V6 power units in 2014.

Red Bull cried engine trouble in 2012

2014-07-02 08:25

Red Bull's team boss Christian Horner has pointed out that problems with Renault engines are not new - the ream first raised its concerns way back in 2012.

Jag, Landy to recall 11 852 cars

2013-08-14 08:03

Jaguar Land Rover will recall 11 852 vehicles in China to correct possible engine and oil leakage problems, China's quality watchdog said.

EcoBoost: Engine champ - again

2013-06-05 20:52

Ford's one-litre, three-cylinder EcoBoost petrol engine has for the second year running been named International Engine of the Year.

Rolls backs SA Bloodhound project

2013-05-13 19:40

Rolls-Royce has support for The Bloodhound Project, an international education initiative focused on a 1609km/h land speed record attempt in South Africa.

Top Euro eco-automaker named

2013-03-08 09:25

Fiat, for the sixth consecutive year, has been confirmed as the automaker with Europe' lowest average CO2 emissions - 119.8g/km.

HRT scrapped 'for parts'

2013-02-14 11:43

Assets of the defunct Formula 1 team HRT have been bought by a well-known automotive component recycler.

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