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13 Sep 2011: Lola and Drayson Racing announce partnership details

A groundbreaking all-electric prototype under development by Lola Group and Drayson Racing Technologies is set to be the fastest ever to lap a circuit.

1 Sep 2011: Williams energy storage to be used for mass transit

Williams’ flywheel-based energy storage system, first developed for its Formula One cars, is set to break into the world of mass transit thanks to a new business deal.

1 Aug 2011: Milbrook testing facility gets upgrade

A Bedfordshire test centre which contributes to the development of land vehicles from across Europe is to get new facilities as part of an upgrade.

6 May 2011: Williams and Jaguar to collaborate on hybrid C-X75 supercar

The Williams F1 team has announced that it is partnering with Jaguar to launch a limited-edition hybrid supercar of which just 250 models will be made.

3 May 2011: F1: Williams technical boss Michael quits – to be replaced by Coughlan

The Williams Formula One team has announced the resignation of its well-regarded technical director Sam Michael this morning – and revealed that his replacement will be none other than disgraced former McLaren chief designer Mike Coughlan.

29 Apr 2011: Caterham: Scaring the hell out of Tony Fernandes

“I had a go on a Caterham, it scared the Hell out of me,” recalled Team Lotus boss Tony Fernandes ruefully as he announced his purchase of the company. He should have tried it the way BritsOnPole did later the same day.

27 Apr 2011: Caterham boss sees bright future after sale to Team Lotus

On the face of it, the sale of Caterham Cars to the Malaysian-owned Team Lotus Enterprises looks like another sad tale of an iconic British company being sacrificed to the ambitions of an overseas giant – but that would be missing the point.

26 Apr 2011: Mark Blundell: “If I’m not in it, I can’t win it”

It’s a sunny spring day in a pretty market town in Hertfordshire’s most northerly corner and, as shoppers bustle through Royston’s winding streets, the hectic, fast-paced world of motor racing could not seem further away.

22 Apr 2011: Could holding a road race become easier in future?

The government has announced a three-month public consultation on amending existing legislation to allow organised motorsport to take place on public roads.

18 Mar 2011: Rockingham founds new education partnership

A new education partnership at Northamptonshire’s Rockingham Motor Speedway aims to provide hands-on projects and learning experiences for young people aged 11-25.

 
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