Germany

Last Race: 20th Jul Germany

Germany GP Results
Pos Driver
1 Nico Rosberg
2 Valtteri Bottas
3 Lewis Hamilton

Maldonado: Feels like a double engine

Friday 11th July 2014

Share:

Maldonado: Feels like a double engine

Maldonado: Feels like a double engine

Pastor Maldonado has hailed Renault's latest updates, revealing that the engine he ran in testing was "much quicker, much more powerful."

The Venezuelan driver was in action at Silverstone on Tuesday, the first of two days of in-season testing.

His trouble-free run allowed him to experience the full power of Renault's latest updates having previously only run the old spec due to problems.

"It's like a double engine now!" Maldonado told Crash.net. "It's much quicker, much more powerful.

"After the race [British GP] we were checking the data and we were more than 60 horsepower less than normal. So we were losing a lot."

The Lotus driver confirmed that he would run the updated engine at the next race in Germany.

"In the next race yes, because we don't have any [old engines]," he said. "We will take the new one."

Race Day At The Hockenheimring

Editor's Picks

Winners & Losers: Germany

Winners & Losers: Germany

Not the best result, but Daniel Ricciardo drove the finest race of his F1 career on a storming afternoon at Hockenheim...

Ferrari Must Cut Kimi Losses

Ferrari Must Cut Kimi Losses

There appears to be a sense of déjà vu for Ferrari since the return of Kimi Raikkonen, and perhaps it's time for the team to cut their losses...

Team-Mate Wars: British GP

Team-Mate Wars: British GP

Daniil Kvyat is bossing his more experienced team-mate, unlike Kevin Magnussen. Fernando Alonso still has the biggest margin...

PlanetF1 Fantasy League

PlanetF1 Fantasy League

The season may be underway but you can still enter the PlanetF1 Fantasy League and win prizes on a race-by-race basis...