Sam Michael on McLaren Problems

Sam Michael of McLaren says that McLaren have to go home and do some homework and come back better. Other teams are bringing development quicker than us. The strategy did not work in the middle stint with the Option Tyre. We should not have been making covering moves. We should have been fighting. Our focus ...

Singapore race strategy a knife edge

Singapore race strategy a knife edge
This weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix will be absolutely fascinating from a strategy point of view. Find out how some teams will try to do the race with only one stop, how much effect the Safety Car can have on the outcome and check out a new feature: the League Table of Team’s Pit Stop Performance; ...

Williams’ radical gearbox hard to copy

Sam Michael is confident Williams’ innovative 2011 car will be hard for the British team’s rivals to copy. The Oxfordshire based team’s technical director singled out only four innovations of note among the class of 2011: Renault and Red Bull’s exhaust systems, the Toro Rosso double-floor, and Williams’ ultra compact and low gearbox. He is ...