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The art of noise (reduction)

As racecars rely ever more heavily on electrical devices, shielding them from interference becomes critical. Racecar asks if graphene-based coatings are the answer

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Racecar Engineering
July 2021

Storm in a teacup

The introduction of Hypercar has meant the FIA and ACO have compromised every other category in their portfolio and led to total confusion for all on track

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Racecar Engineering
July 2021

Fluids and solids

On Hydrolastic and live leaf spring suspensions

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Racecar Engineering
July 2021

FIA seat upgrade

The FIA has delivered an update to the 8855-1999 seat that is used as standard in closed-cockpit racecars. The update is designed to significantly improve the safety of the device.

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Racecar Engineering
July 2021

Stop right there

AP Racing started out as a skunkworks project and grew into a globally recognised leader in brake technology

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Racecar Engineering
July 2021

Mad 4 it

BMW says its M4 GT3 car is a step change improvement over the outgoing M6, and will be proven in competition this year before customers take over for 2022

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Racecar Engineering
July 2021

New old Stock

In early May, NASCAR launched its Gen-7 car online. Known as the Next Gen, it is looking to recreate the series’ production car values

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Racecar Engineering
July 2021

Two steps beyond

Michelin and Goodyear have sliced up the FIA World Endurance Championship and become sole tyre suppliers to individual classes within it, but with very different targets

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Racecar Engineering
July 2021

Channel hopping

A window into the possibilities available using advanced simulation channels

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Racecar Engineering
July 2021

H uncovered

Toyota entered a hydrogen-powered racecar in the Super Taiku 24-hour race at Fuji as it seeks to prove the long-term future of the ICE

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Racecar Engineering
July 2021

Model behaviour

Understanding the benefits and limitations of scale model wind tunnel programmes

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Racecar Engineering
Design of a Racecar

First impressions

Cranfield Impact Centre plays a crucial role in ensuring the safety of racecars. With tougher regulations coming into force in 2021, Racecar Engineering investigates

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Racecar Engineering
Design of a Racecar

Shock developments

Optimising dampers for different motorsport disciplines is a key facet of shock absorber technology. Racecar spoke to those at the forefront of suspension system development to fi nd out more

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Racecar Engineering
Design of a Racecar

Shake down

From K&C to seven-post, there’s a wide range of test rigs now available for checking, testing and developing motorsport suspension systems. Here’s Racecar’s guide to all you need to know about these extraordinary machines

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Racecar Engineering
Design of a Racecar

Automation station

Today’s machining industry is shifting towards automated technologies to minimise human intervention and increase accuracy. Racecar investigates the engineering behind this trend

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Racecar Engineering
Design of a Racecar

Hot tubs

Carbon fibre monocoques lie at the heart of most top-level racecars, and they’re a complex piece of engineering in their own right. Racecar investigates

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Racecar Engineering
Design of a Racecar

Powder keg

Additive manufacturing is a hot topic. Racecar looks at the pros and cons of the various current methods and their relevance to motorsport

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Racecar Engineering
Design of a Racecar

Head in the clouds

CFD is moving forward at a phenomenal rate. Racecar investigates the latest developments, including cloud-based computing

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Racecar Engineering
Design of a Racecar

Designing a revolution

The process of creating a racecar has moved on from the drawing board and pencil, but coming up with a competitive car is still as skilful as it ever was

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Racecar Engineering
Design of a Racecar

Speed trap

Making the current IndyCar both look fast and hit its performance targets was a delicate balance of engineering and aesthetics

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Racecar Engineering
February 2021

Schedule overload

Is F1 at risk of burning out the brains the revolution will rely upon?

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Racecar Engineering
February 2021

State of flux

Racecar investigates the differences between the axial flux and radial flux motors currently used in motor racing

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Racecar Engineering
February 2021

Making BoP changes

Not guess work, but an engineering problem that follows the scientific method. Here’s how

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Racecar Engineering
February 2021

Game of inches

The devil is in the detail when it comes to engineering for success in Formula 1

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Racecar Engineering
February 2021

Enter the sandman

Tom Coronel swaps his WTCR programme for the now Saudi Arabia-based Dakar rally. Contesting it with his twin brother, Tim, they share some of the secrets of their 2021 contender

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Racecar Engineering
February 2021

E for efficiency

While some manufacturers desert the series due to regulation changes, Mahindra Racing sees Formula E as a challenge well worth accepting

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Racecar Engineering
February 2021

Asset management

What exactly does the future hold for F1 technologies?

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Racecar Engineering
February 2021

The Rise Of The Dyno-Saurs

Ricardo explains the latest developments in dynamometer systems for the motorsport industry

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Racecar Engineering
Design of a Racecar

Adjustments needed

Something has to be done, or allowed, to solve the F1 tyre problem

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Racecar Engineering
February 2021

All change

2021 will present a raft of new challenges. Are you ready to accept them?

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Racecar Engineering
February 2021

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