Cosworth pleased with F1 comeback
17 March 2010 – Cosworth was content with its performance in Bahrain after providing four of the twelve Formula 1 teams for a race weekend for the first time this year. The Northampton-based company returns to the fray in 2010 after last supplying Williams and Toro Rosso in 2006.
With Williams plus F1's three new teams running its engines, Cosworth powerplants can be located in more cars on the grid than those of any other engine supplier this year.
"From an engine performance point of view, I think we can be very satisfied with the performance of the CA2010 in Bahrain.
"Both Williams' drivers finished the race, with Rubens (Barrichello) picking up a point for tenth, while Lotus achieved a significant milestone in having both cars secure a classified finish. I have also spoken to several of the drivers who have given us positive and constructive feedback on the CA2010's performance and driveability.
"Bruno Senna's retirement was caused by a broken water fitting from the radiator, which meant he lost all the water from his car; the implications of that failure on his engine were apparent for all to see and the engine is being returned to our headquarters."