Pre-Season Testing Tech: Williams Front Wing

Red Bull Gives You Wings. So do Williams and this one is interesting.

Pre-Season Testing Tech: McLaren Rear Wing

The livery may be a bit 'meh' but their rear wing isn't...

Five minutes with Zircotec

An old saying goes "If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen". However, Formula One teams prefer to amend this to...

Ferrari’s hybrid era woes are nothing compared to 1992

Disappointed with the performances of Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen? Try being a Ferrari fan in the early 1990s.

Top 5 Silly F1 Rules

We're not going to mince our words – here at The Sett, we loathe the double points rule for Abu Dhabi, but there's nothing...

2014 Powertrains overview

2014 will see the biggest change in engine regulations since the inception of the sport in 1950. Gone are the traditional V8s, in come...

2014 Fantasy GP Trophy Mug – The Technology

It’s the moment every F1 fan has been waiting for. The car launches are over. Pre-season testing is here. But you secretly keep refreshing...

F1 Tech: Nose jobs all round

So, it's evident by now that we're in for a bit of an eye-sore season. The question on everyone's mind - why are these...

INSTA-BANNED – One For The Fans

Finally, here we are with the best INSTA-BANNED example of the lot. The Brabham BT46B "Fan car" from 1978. Back when Bernie Ecclestone was a...

INSTA-BANNED – Lotus Double Trouble

F1 innovation that was banned immediately With the Lotus 78 and Lotus 79 models winning the 1978 F1 championship, Colin Chapman had revolutionised his Lotus...

INSTA-BANNED – Too Many Wheels On Your Wagon

Our 3rd example of INSTA-BANNED comes from Williams. Again. But this example comes from a Williams era way before the team were pushing ideas...

INSTA-BANNED – Arrows and Jordan in the dock

Continuing on the with our INSTA-BANNED articles after visiting 1993 and a Williams with no gears, our next example actually did make it to...

INSTA-BANNED – F1 Tech That Was Banned Immediately!

During the 2nd test at Barcelona, our editor Craig and I were discussing the Caterham and Williams exhaust situation, and joking about how many...

Technology Compare and Contrast: 1st Barcelona Test

The 2nd pre-season test at Barcelona seemed a much busier affair than the likes of Jerez. With the system checks and certain reliability issues...

Blown …wheelnuts? Williams get innovative

Following on from one slightly controversial innovation around the exhaust of the Williams FW35, it seems Williams are on a bit of a roll...

Williams and Caterham exhaust design explained

After Williams launched their 2013 car at Barcelona, it wasn't long before talk soon turned to their somewhat different exhaust design. This was also...

McLaren take a look at the 2013 changes

Each and every year it seems that the FIA write and rewrite rules to close up loopholes found by clever teams. Thanks to McLaren's...

DDRS 2013 Explained

Over the US Grand Prix weekend, it was announced that the drag reduction system, or DRS, would be limited during qualifying and the free practice sessions in 2013. DRS will only be usable within the pre-defined zones that activate the system during the race on the Sunday.