Connect with us

Latest F1 News

2014 Lotus E22 chassis has passed the FIA homologation tests



F1 2014 Lotus E22Lotus F1 team confirmed that, their new machine E22 has passed the FIA homologation tests. Early the Enstone based squad decided that, skip first pre-season test.

The E22 possibly make its debut at Bahrain test in February, Lotus will compete with modified line-up of Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado in this season.

FIA homologation regulations for chassis:
•master and carry out the design of the chassis-frame and of the main safety accessories (the knuckles, the pedals & the steering column) and define the manufacturing operations and range
• have disposal of a sufficient research department
• hold the patent rights of the chassis-frame, of its components and of the main safety accessories (the knuckles, the pedals & the steering column)
• carry out in his factories the assembly and welding operations necessary to build the chassis-frame and the main safety accessories (the knuckles, the pedals & the steering column)
• take care of the control operations required to guarantee the respect of the homologation parameters;
• carry out the control operations regarding the materials and safety sub-systems (the tubes, the knuckles, the pedals, the steering column and the rear axle).

The Manufacturer may fit the following elements without designing them himself; however, they must be homologated by the CIKFIA: bodywork, front and side bumpers, braking system


Latest Results

Latest F1 News

2018 F115 hours ago

Formula 1 eyes adding ‘Q4’ to qualifying

Liberty Media could be looking at adding another segment to the current ‘knockout’-style qualifying format. Auto Motor und Sport reports...

2018 F115 hours ago

McLaren, Alonso ‘interested’ in Indycar – boss

Indycar looks set to secure three big names from the world of formula one. One is the famous team McLaren,...

2018 F11 day ago

Schumacher happy with Ferrari interest

Mick Schumacher says he is happy with Ferrari’s interest in his flourishing formative career. After a moderate start, the 19-year-old’s...

2018 F12 days ago

Giovinazzi tipped to replace Ericsson at Sauber F1

Sauber boss Frederic Vasseur has denied that taking on Kimi Raikkonen for 2019 is part of the Swiss team’s deal...

2018 F12 days ago

Leclerc could beat Vettel at Ferrari – Marciello

Charles Leclerc could emerge as Ferrari’s number 1 driver as quickly as 2019. That is the view of racing driver...

2018 F14 days ago

I can still become world champion with my own power – Vettel

According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, the highly influential Italian sports daily, Sebastian Vettel said “Ciao Mondiali” to his hopes...

2018 F15 days ago

Vettel misses Schumacher amid 2018 F1 struggle

Sebastian Vettel thinks he would benefit from the advice of his old friend and mentor Michael Schumacher. One analysis of...

2018 F16 days ago

Verstappen says Red Bull never considered deal with Alonso

Max Verstappen says Red Bull never considered signing up Fernando Alonso for 2019. That is despite the fact that, recently,...

2018 F16 days ago

Honda poised to overtake Renault for power

Honda could be poised to overtake Renault and cease having the least powerful engine in F1. Auto Motor und Sport...

2018 F11 week ago

Pascal Wehrlein on pole for 2019 Toro Rosso race seat

Pascal Wehrlein has emerged as a top candidate to return to F1 next year. Just days ago, Mercedes admitted that...

Most Popular is not affiliated with Formula 1, Formula One Management, Formula One Administration, Formula One Licensing BV, Formula One World Championship Ltd or any other organization or entity associated with the official Formula One governing organizations or their shareholders. Copyrighted material used under Fair Use/Fair Comment.

We could use the following leading F1 news sources for stories: SkyF1, BBC F1, Autosport, ESPN F1, FIA Media Center, MotorSport, JamesAllen and others leading authors blog.

All Rights Reserved © 2017 Prime Sport Media