Thursday, July 21, 2011

Your 2014 F1 Engines

Autosport reports on the current vision of a 2014 F1 engine:
  • 1.6L V6 turbo
  • 15,000 RPM rev limit
  • no external starter
  • runs under electric power in the pit lane:
    Rule 5.19: The car must be run in electric mode (no ignition and no fuel supply to the engine) at all times when being driven in the pit lane.
  • mandatory 8-speed gearbox