Today begins the last pre-season test at the Circuit de Catalunya and do so with two major developments, both the’ve known for today. The first one will be no presence of Fernando Alonso after his accident on Sunday and after having left hospital yesterday Sant Cugat del Vallés . In its place will be Kevin Magnussen although McLaren has not yet confirmed what days will be the Danish and which will be for the other pilot titled, Jenson Button.
The most outstanding news. Fernando Alonso low because in the last preseason testing after Sunday’s accident for which he was hospitalized
The other big news will arrive on Friday, which is expected to finally get the new car of Force India VJM08 . Besides all this, most of the teams will bring new parts assemble the cars waiting for the first Grand Prix of the season, that of Australia, which will be the March 15 . We’ll see if Mercedes AMG leaves to hide, if Ferrari reaffirms its good form and if new elements help Red Bull.
McLaren has also had to get going. No one of his pilots, Woking had to lend a hand to Honda in the mechanical part of MP4 -30 since Japanese have had many difficulties with a component MGU -K , or what is the same, the recoil kinetic energy or KERS . It is the only outstanding issue of the British, since FIA has promised to study the images and causes the crash of Alonso because the official version has not completely convincing.
Some like Mercedes AMG already studying other ways to protect the head of its pilots against this type of side impacts. Are not the only proposals on the great circus of Formula 1. The teams are still searching method for grilling stop the rigors of the economic crisis . The last options that have been put on the table of group strategy is to create a common car for all small teams that reduce design costs, usage and manufacturing wind tunnel. From that standard car, each team would conduct its own evolution.
Our historic doses, with an eye on Le Mans, came the sound of the Mazda 787B and its rotary engine.
Meanwhile, This week we also had our fill of history DM Competition . In addition to the review of the 10 best riders DTM Yesterday we showed you the ability to have all World Rally Champions in the same poster and free. Could already do the same aficionados NASCAR and create one with all the winners of the Daytona 500. It should be added to Joey Logano, winner of the 2015 the same weekend. Anyway, if you want your ration history NASCAR , do not miss the “Perfect Storm” my partner Eloy Entrambasaguas Sunday shared with our readers.
Le Mans and resistance have not escaped our thirsty mouths racing . Along with the presentation of the new LMP2 from ORECA , we have also seen the spectacular poster of the 6 Hours of Spa Francorchamps and recall the brutal sound of the rotary engine Mazda 787B. Do not forget to visit us to stay abreast of all the latest Motorsport.
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