KERS

  • New engine, new rules and new sound for Formula One in 2014 March 7, 2014

    London: Formula One will look and sound different when the season starts in Melbourne on March 16, with new regulations and the introduction of a turbocharged V6 engine with energy recovery systems. The following looks at the main changes for 2014, with the sport going through its most significant technical overhaul...
  • V6 engines will test driver's technical aspect, feels Prost June 25, 2013

    Fourtime world champion Alan Prost of France believes that introduction of turbocharged 1.6litre V6 powerplants from the start of 2014 will shift F1's technical focus back onto the engine and away from aerodynamics. Formula One currently uses the normallyaspirated V8 units which will be replaced by V6 powerplants from the...
  • Marussia more competitive after embracing KERS February 5, 2013

    Jerez, Spain: Formula One tailenders Marussia put themselves on a more level playing field with rivals Caterham on Tuesday while staying silent on their final driver lineup. The Russianlicensed team, who for cost reasons have competed since their debut in 2010 without the KERS energy recovery systems that every other team...
  • Force India not testing KERS at Spanish Grand Prix May 5, 2009

    London: Force India have put on hold the new KERS system they had planned to introduce at this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix, team owner Vijay Mallya said on Tuesday. The optional kinetic energy recovery system offers drivers a power boost at the push of a button but only a handful of...