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How Mercedes made DAS the perfect front-end fit

Mercedes’ controversial Dual-Axis Steering device was likely to be the big story of the Australian Grand Prix, until the coronavirus pandemic became the only narrative in town. Now that the dust has settled on the non-start to the 2020 Formula 1 season, let’s take a detailed look at how this innovative system is installed in the W11 chassis.

How Red Bull struck an early tech blow against Mercedes Australian GP
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How Red Bull struck an early tech blow against Mercedes

A wheel has yet to be turned in the Formula 1 World Championship but tensions are already high in Melbourne, as the teams begin to jockey for position and dispute the legality of each other’s machines.

Tech breakdown: Under the skin of the new Mercedes Prime

Tech breakdown: Under the skin of the new Mercedes

In a pre-season video, Mercedes introduced us to its 2020 challenger with technical director James Allison, who eloquently broke down some of the car’s key design aspects. So let’s take an in-depth look at the myriad detail changes he talked about.

How Leclerc has tailored new Ferrari to maximise starts

In his second year at Ferrari, and now signed up through 2024, Formula 1 young gun Charles Leclerc is looking at ways to better accommodate his own needs behind the wheel of the SF1000.

Final F1 2020 testing tech updates direct from the track

Giorgio Piola and Sutton Images bring you an update of the best technical images from the Barcelona pitlane and track on the third and final day of the last Formula 1 test of 2020.

Latest F1 2020 testing tech updates direct from the track

Giorgio Piola and Sutton Images bring you an update of the best technical images from the Barcelona pitlane and track action on second day of the final Formula 1 test of 2020.

Tech insight: What’s behind Red Bull’s new aero package?

Red Bull has introduced a selection of new parts on the second day of the final Barcelona pre-season F1 test, as it looks to hone in on the aerodynamic package that we will likely see at the first race of the year.

Test 2, Day 1: F1 2020 testing tech updates from the track

Giorgio Piola and Sutton Images bring you an update of the best technical images from the Barcelona pitlane on first day of the final Formula 1 test of 2020.

Day 3: F1 2020 testing tech updates from the track

Giorgio Piola and Sutton Images bring you an update of the best technical images from the Barcelona pitlane and track action on the third and final day of the first Formula 1 test of 2020.

Latest F1 2020 testing tech updates, straight from the track

Giorgio Piola and Sutton Images bring you an update of the best technical images from the Barcelona pitlane and track action on the first day of Formula 1 testing in 2020.

Latest F1 2020 testing tech updates, straight from the track

Giorgio Piola and Sutton Images bring you a selection of the best technical images from the Barcelona pitlane and track action on the first morning of Formula 1 testing in 2020.

Tech insight: A closer look at the Alfa Romeo C39

Alfa Romeo teased fans a few days ago with images of the C39 in a shakedown livery ahead of pre-season testing. Revealing its car in full livery on Wednesday has now given us a chance to appreciate some of its new design aspects

Tech insight: Can Williams rise again with its new FW43?

Williams has had a tough few years from a technical standpoint but hopes are high that it can come out from the cold with its 2020 challenger – the Mercedes-powered FW43.

Discover the hidden technical secrets of Red Bull’s new RB16

To the untrained eye the RB16 might appear relatively similar last year's car, but further examination proves that Red Bull has been hard at work, not only refining pre-existing concepts but also learning lessons from others and pushing the design envelope even further – as you’d expect from technical team led by Adrian Newey.

What's behind Mercedes' extreme new sidepods

Mercedes may be coming off the back of another F1 title double, but that has not stopped it taking a design concept originally introduced by Ferrari in 2017 and then taking it a step further.

Tech analysis: Does new McLaren boast the key ingredients?

McLaren became the third team to physically lift the covers off its 2020 challenger, revealing the MCL35 during a presentation at the McLaren Technology Centre in Woking. The car is the first to be designed under James Key’s stewardship and represents a fair departure from its predecessor.

Ten key design points on the new Ferrari SF1000

Using the Ferrari SF90 that raced last year as a yardstick with Giorgio Piola’s latest sketches of the SF1000 overlaid, let’s dive in and unlock the differences between these two machines...

Tech insight: What's behind new Red Bull nose

Red Bull's new RB16 may look at first glance to be an evolution of last year's car, but there are some intriguing differences that will have grabbed the interest of rival teams.

Tech analysis: What’s new on the Ferrari SF1000

Ferrari’s SF1000 is the first car to be physically unveiled this year and affords us a look into the mindset of a team that quickly found itself adrift from the title fight last season, but is also mindful of the enormous challenge faced by the all-new car that must be designed for the 2021 regulations.

Five key design points on the new Haas VF-20

The Haas F1 Team revealed what Formula 1 designers would call a “very beige” 2020 car on Thursday, which continues to feature many of the so-called ‘listed parts’ available via its technical collaboration with Ferrari.

Tech insight: What we can expect from the 2020 F1 Mercedes
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Tech insight: What we can expect from the 2020 F1 Mercedes

On the eve of a new Formula 1 season, one team will feel the weight of expectation like no other, having already achieved an uninterrupted sequence of six double world championships.

2019 tech verdict: McLaren on the road to recovery

Join us as we delve into Giorgio Piola’s 2019 archive and bring you insight into the relentless development undertaken by the teams throughout a season in the pursuit of more performance. In today’s gallery we will focus on… McLaren.

2019 tech verdict: Renault reaches ahead, but falls back

Join us as we delve into Giorgio Piola’s 2019 archive and bring you insight into the relentless development undertaken by the teams throughout a season in the pursuit of more performance. In today’s gallery we will focus on… Renault.

2019 tech verdict: Podium joy as Toro Rosso jumps forward

Join us as we delve into Giorgio Piola’s 2019 archive and bring you insight into the relentless development undertaken by the teams throughout a season in the pursuit of more performance. In today’s gallery we will focus on… Scuderia Toro Rosso.