Weekly Round-Up – Exciting F1 News from Last week – April 23rd -2021

Weekly Round-Up – Exciting F1 News from Last week – April 23rd -2021

In this edition of Weekly Round-Up, we discuss the news and events in Formula 1 for the week ending April 23rd, 2021.

The Clash of the Titans

In the first news of Weekly Round-Up, Mclaren and Ferrari are in an intense battle for the 3rd spot in the constructor’s championship. The Old foes Ferrari and Mclaren are all set to battle it out. Mclaren with their innovative rear diffuser is quick as hell. Ferrari too has made aerodynamic gains and with an upgraded power unit, it is a good match. Sainz has accustomed to the Ferrari car better than what Ricciardo is doing and that might be the key difference.

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Electric Power and Carbon Emission

Electric power may be the norm in our road cars in the near future, but F1 is in no rush to ditch the gas guzzling fuel engine anytime soon. F1 cars are far more fuel efficient now than the V10 and V12 of the yesteryears. There is a plan to run 100% sustainable fuels by 2025 and become carbon Neutral by 2030.

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F1’s Common Sense

Martin Brundle is confident that the common sense of cutting cost and introducing cost caps in F1 is making the sport secure its feature. In a open hearted interview to Autosport he went on to add that the cost cap is working and also helping teams like Alpha Tauri and Mercedes to good on its terms. Toto Wolff who also welcomed this Liberty Media’s strategy will secure F1’s future for 10 years.

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American on the Grid

With Gene Haas rumored to be selling the Haas to the Mazepin family. Mario Andretti has chosen Indy car Champ Colton Herta to be the next American Driver on the Grid. With Alexander Rossi, the last American driver to be in the F1 grid back in 2015 an American driver in the grid will sure improve viewership in America.

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Colton Herta – American Racing Driver

Engine Engineers Wanted

In the last news of this week’s Weekly Round-Up, The Red Bull team broke ground on the construction of their new engine facility. Red bull will take over Honda Engine Project from next year, the team is looking for Engineers and Engine Heads for its project. They will keep some engineers from the Japanese outfit but also committed in getting the right people in the right roles in an efficient manner.

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