Both opening Austin sessions were run in cool but dry conditions which enabled teams to do all of their tyre evaluation programmes. However, the increase in wind in the afternoon caused a few teams some significant headaches. They also experimented after each session with adhering to an FIA virtual safety car-mandated delta time for interventions; the reception was generally positive...»
Austin plays host to the 17th round of the 2014 Formula One World Championship this weekend, and it could be a critical showdown for title hopefuls Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.
It is Hamilton who arrives with the momentum, having won the last four Grands Prix and having triumphed in Texas in 2012. Rosberg, meanwhile, has slipped 17 points behind his Mercedes team mate and - with...»