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MAGAZINE - PUBLISHED ON JULY 28TH 2011
In the magazine: F1's 2014 rules analysed
This week's AUTOSPORT magazine picks open Formula 1's new technical regulations that will come into force in 2014, and brings you up to date with all the latest news and opinion from the last week in motorsport

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The FIA stole a march on the teams by revealing the 'definitive' regulations for the 2014 Formula 1 season last week. It's a daunting amount of paperwork, but we've waded through it to explain the most-significant developments that will on the car in two and a half years' time.

Replay your mid-1980s V6 turbo F1 videos, get your eight-speed gearboxes ready, and look up the difference between kilojoules and megajoules in your old physics text books, as AUTOSPORT presents F1 2014-style.

Mark Hughes column - Our grand prix editor Mark Hughes, meanwhile, looks into the perplexing situation whereby tyres can be tested without anyone actually going testing… He's always liked a good conundrum, and Pirelli's work behind-the-scenes satisfies that curiosity. But there's one thing that irks him: such work means that one of F1's basic tenets – open competition – need not have been taken away on the tyre front.

German Grand Prix - Hughes might have been bothered about that, but he forgot about it during the hour and three quarters or so of the German GP, where a magnificent Lewis Hamilton fought off Fernando Alonso and Mark Webber for the victory. Mark explains the circumstances behind this superb performance, not least of which was a change of a crucial component before qualifying.

Chandhok interview - At the other end of the field, Karun Chandhok started an F1 race for the first time this season with Lotus. He talks to Edd Straw of the joy of getting back in the saddle on a Sunday.

Ford's tin-top future - Looking ahead, Ford's Focus is constantly under development in the British Touring Car Championship, and now Arena Motorsport is preparing for a programme in the World Championship. Kevin Turner gets the lowdown on the latest Blue Oval matters.

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GP2 Nurburgring - Luca Filippi made his GP2 debut on the same day as Lewis Hamilton – and he's still there. In fact, on Wednesday morning before the Nurburgring, he was out of a drive. But then Scuderia Coloni rescued the Italian, and he repaid the squad with a victory as he notched up his 100th start in the series. Glenn Freeman was there to report it.

GP3 Nurburgring - Glenn was also on hand to cover a victorious GP3 performance by Virgin F1's Manor 'junior team' courtesy of Indonesian Rio Haryanto. Incredibly, a win for Valtteri Bottas in the second race made it 10 winners from 10 races in the series this season!

F2 Brands Hatch - On the outskirts of the M25, Formula 2 had its 'home' race at Brands Hatch and it provided a breakthrough win for Jack Clarke thanks to a sensational start. We sent office Australian Mark Glendenning to cover it.

IndyCar Edmonton - On the other side of the Atlantic Ocean, the IndyCar brigade picked up where they'd left off from Toronto with some chaotic racing in the early stages at Edmonton. But then they all had a quiet word with themselves, settled down and raced to the flag, with Will Power bouncing back to win.

From the archive - We pay homage to two WRC legends, the 1000 Lakes Rally (Rally Finland) and Colin McRae with a look back to the great Scot's first appearance on the event in 1992.

Race of my life - The rally theme continues as 1983 world champion Hannu Mikkola recalls his greatest victory on that year's 1000 Lakes.

To read this week's AUTOSPORT magazine, click here.

  FEATURES FROM JUL 28, 2011 - AUG 3, 2011
In the magazine: F1's 2014 rules analysed
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What the Sky deal really means for F1
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Why Hungary is impossible to predict
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Jenson Button's all-time top 10 wins
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Three-way fight in prospect for Hungary
By Mark Hughes
Pay-to-view sport: why it's the future
By Keith Huewen
The hardest job in IndyCar
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Five themes to watch for in Hungary
By Edd Straw
The complete 2011 Hungarian GP review
By Edd Straw, Simon Strang and Matt Beer
The potential upsides of the Sky deal
By Tony Dodgins
We rate the drivers after Hungary
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Why nice guys sometimes do finish first
By Lee McKenzie
Behind the scenes in Hungary
By Jonathan Noble
Button matches Graham Hill's podium tally
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How Button saved McLaren's day
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Driving the world's fastest rally stage
By David Evans
Bamber's Week
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How McLaren could have kept Vettel in sight
By Jonathan Noble
How Pollock got his hands on an FIA man
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