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Talk the torque

More thoughts on in-wheel motors and their effects on twisting force

6 mins read
Racecar Engineering
December 2021

Rolling about

An explanation of the limitations of a previous load transfer article, bringing jacking forces into the mix

5 mins read
Racecar Engineering
December 2021

F1 breaks schedule records

The FIA has confirmed no fewer than 23 races on the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship schedule, the highest number of grands prix ever to be held in a single season, and that has led to criticism from some teams that will be on the road for eight months.

1 min read
Racecar Engineering
December 2021

Under pressure

Toyota may have finished first and second at Le Mans this year, but the effort required to overcome a fuel delivery problem and finish with both cars was Herculean

10+ mins read
Racecar Engineering
December 2021

Physics at work

Dutch company, Intrax, offers Racecar Engineering an insight into the technologies it employs to optimise its suspension products

4 mins read
Racecar Engineering
December 2021

Williams' 2030 ambition

Williams Racing has committed to becoming climate positive by 2030 as part of an all-new sustainability strategy.

1 min read
Racecar Engineering
December 2021

Diff'rent strokes

Racecar looks at the different types of mechanical differential, their benefits and limitations

10+ mins read
Racecar Engineering
December 2021

Das Boot

A curious Twitter exchange fired up a unique, hydrogen-powered, cross-country project that will contest the Baja 1000 in November 2022

8 mins read
Racecar Engineering
December 2021

Air born

Every racecar engineer's dream is a blank sheet of paper design. When Hoonigan and Subaru approached Vermont Sportscars about building the next generation of Gymkhana racer, that's just what the company was given

8 mins read
Racecar Engineering
December 2021

Remote control

Called variously ‘virtual garages’, ‘mission control’ or ‘race support rooms’ is the future of race engineering sitting in the warm back at HQ?

10+ mins read
Racecar Engineering
December 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

5 mins read
Racecar Engineering
July 2021

Channel hopping

A window into the possibilities available using advanced simulation channels

5 mins read
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

10+ mins read
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

10+ mins read
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

10+ mins read
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

8 mins read
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.

1 min read
Racecar Engineering
July 2021

Fluids and solids

On Hydrolastic and live leaf spring suspensions

5 mins read
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

10+ mins read
Racecar Engineering
July 2021

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

10+ mins read
Racecar Engineering
July 2021

The Rise Of The Dyno-Saurs

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

10+ mins read
Racecar Engineering
Design of a Racecar

Model behaviour

Understanding the benefits and limitations of scale model wind tunnel programmes

10+ mins read
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

10+ mins read
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

10 mins read
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

10+ mins read
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

10 mins read
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

10+ mins read
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

10+ mins read
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

10+ mins read
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

10+ mins read
Racecar Engineering
Design of a Racecar

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