Well, by the rules they only get one motor/generator on the turbo, which pretty much everyone has taken to mean one shaft to both turbines and the MGU. It's entirely possible to run a separate motor and generator, though it would weigh more (and fall foul of the rules). » 4/04/14 2:16pm 4/04/14 2:16pm

If there's been one eco-friendly evolution in terms of exhaust pollution, the eye-watering, growth-stunting, make-birds-fall-out-of-the-sky additives used in F1 and IndyCar fuels from the 1980s and early 1990s have been written out of the rules. Toluene was the toxic chemical of choice at the time, and as more of it…

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Yes, the decision seems to be based on the original treaty never defining what constitutes science as far as whale hunting was concerned. In this case, where only one whale in 500 was used as a sample for published research, I'd say the disconnect by Japan forced the court's hand. If the ratio was 5:1 then we might… » 4/01/14 6:51am 4/01/14 6:51am

I don't fault the stewards for the unsafe release penalty, but I do think the prescribed penalties focus in the wrong spot. It should deduct manufacturers points, rather than penalizing a driver who's only doing what the team has told him to do. IMO, only penalize the driver if he has left before the team cleared him… » 3/31/14 3:07pm 3/31/14 3:07pm