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Toro Rosso's James Key: “More going on at STR than people think”

Toro Rosso's James Key: “More going on at STR than people think”

15/12/2017, International, Motorsport - Road Racing, Formula 1, Article # 25178651
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James Key feels the Scuderia Toro Rosso team is often misunderstood as they do much more of their own development than many Formula 1 fans believe, with their aerodynamic department in Bicester the home of their own wind tunnel. Technical Director... More »


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Canadian GP circuit renovation plans revealed

Canadian GP circuit renovation plans revealed

15/12/2017, International, Motorsport - Road Racing, Formula 1, Article # 25178712

parc jean drapeau paddocks sortieFollowing renewal of the agreement earliear this year to stage the Canadian Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve through 2029, the Société du parc Jean‑Drapeau (SPJD), which administers the Montreal park site, committed to renovate and infrastructure for the circuit. The group revealed plans today for a $48 million makeover of facilities at the track including the paddock, garages and media/hospitality complex.

The section above the garages will be expanded to accommodate up to to 5,000 people, up from the current capacity of 1,800. The building will be equipped, among other things, with a freight elevator which can be used to bring cars or heavy furniture to each of the levels of the building. It will also have a glassed-in elevator for guests.

The new paddock building will be set up on three floors, divided in the following manner:

1st floor: F1 team garages, control tower and offices for the staff
2nd floor: private boxes, control tower, podium and media areas
3rd floor: private boxes and terrace

The SPJD says the project there will have no impact for users of the Olympic Basin, which is located behind the paddock area. The redevelopment projext is scheduled to be completed by June 2019 in time for that year's Canadian GP.

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Design Changes Needed to Incorporate Honda Power Unit – Toro Rosso

Design Changes Needed to Incorporate Honda Power Unit – Toro Rosso

15/12/2017, International, Motorsport - Road Racing, Formula 1, Article # 25178209
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James Key has revealed that the difference designs of Honda power unit compared to the Renault power unit has left him and his team at Scuderia Toro Rosso with work to in order to incorporate it into their 2018 chassis. Toro Rosso will switch to... More »


http://www.gptoday.com/full_story/view/626086/
Renderings of the new pit building of the Montréal F1 circuit

Renderings of the new pit building of the Montréal F1 circuit

15/12/2017, International, Motorsport - Road Racing, Formula 1, Article # 25178003
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The Société du parc Jean‑Drapeau of Montréal has released the first renders of what will be the new paddock building of the Gilles Villeneuve circuit. As part of the renewal of the agreement to stage the Canadian Formula 1 Grand Prix from 2015... More »


http://www.gptoday.com/full_story/view/626085/
‘Trust’ explains unopposed FIA re-election – Todt

‘Trust’ explains unopposed FIA re-election – Todt

15/12/2017, International, Motorsport - Road Racing, Formula 1, Article # 25178004
Even Ferrari F1 partnership ‘has limits’ – Ross Brawn

Even Ferrari F1 partnership ‘has limits’ – Ross Brawn

15/12/2017, International, Motorsport - Road Racing, Formula 1, Article # 25178005
Hamilton Hopes for More Alonso Battles in 2018 on ‘more level playing ground’

Hamilton Hopes for More Alonso Battles in 2018 on ‘more level playing ground’

15/12/2017, International, Motorsport - Road Racing, Formula 1, Article # 25177787
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Lewis Hamilton is hoping that the battle he had with Fernando Alonso during the Mexican Grand Prix becomes a more regular occurrence in 2018, with the Briton hoping his former team becomes a front running force again after years in the wilderness.... More »


http://www.gptoday.com/full_story/view/626082/
McLaren almost on schedule for 2018 after late engine switch - Eric Boullier

McLaren almost on schedule for 2018 after late engine switch - Eric Boullier

15/12/2017, International, Motorsport - Road Racing, Formula 1, Article # 25177494
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McLaren are almost back on schedule for the upcoming season following a late decision to switch from Honda to Renault power for 2018 according to race director Eric Boullier. With Honda unable to deliver a competitive power unit during the three... More »


http://www.gptoday.com/full_story/view/626081/
Boullier Admitted He Feared Staff Departures during Torrid Final Honda Campaign

Boullier Admitted He Feared Staff Departures during Torrid Final Honda Campaign

15/12/2017, International, Motorsport - Road Racing, Formula 1, Article # 25177495
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Eric Boullier admitted that he was expecting some staff to depart the McLaren Formula 1 Team during 2017 as they continued to struggle with their Honda power unit for a third consecutive season. After disheartening performances during 2015 and... More »


http://www.gptoday.com/full_story/view/626080/
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