F1 News Round-up #4

Here is some F1 News from over the past 2 months including Renault’s 2027 concept car and the partnership between Honda and Sauber for 2018.

09/06/17

Renault unveil radical 2027 F1 concept car

Four-wheel drive, four-wheel steering, a closed cockpit, active LED lighting and a huge power-to-weight ratio – this radical machine is Renault’s striking vision for the F1 car of the future. Unveiled at the Shanghai motor show, the R.S.2027 concept was designed to showcase how F1 cars could look in 10 years’ time.

Pascal Wehrlein wants Race of Champions return despite crash

Sauber F1 driver Pascal Wehrlein is certain he will return to the Race of Champions in the future despite sustaining injuries. The German was contesting in January when he flipped into the barriers after colliding with fellow F1 driver Felipe Massa in a head-to-head race. While the injuries has affected his F1 season, he is adamant he will be back to the event sooner or later.

Honda to power Sauber in 2018

Honda will supply Sauber with engines in the 2018 season after signing their first customer deal alongside their struggling McLaren partnership. McLaren welcomed the deal, saying it was “a chance to double the opportunity for research and development in 2018”.

Classic cars return for latest version of Formula 1 game

Classic cars will return to the official Formula 1 game for the first time since 2013 when F1 2017 is released in August. The game will feature 12 classic F1 cars, including the Williams FW14B and Ferrari F2002, while the McLaren MP4/4 from 1988 will be available in a ‘special edition’ version of the game or as a separate downloadable purchase.  Codemasters also confirmed a worldwide release is scheduled for August 25.

 

 

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