Posts Tagged ‘KERS’

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.

28 Apr 2010: F1: Williams follows McLaren down diversification road

The latest McLaren road car might be the most well-known example of a F1 race team diversifying away from pure track action – but McLaren is certainly not the only team travelling down that road.

14 Jan 2010: F1: Williams KERS is heading for the road, not the racetrack

The Williams F1 team has revealed that it is no longer focusing on KERS technology for its racecar, with resources directed into developing a system for road cars instead.

25 Nov 2009: F1: Williams KERS system to go mainstream

Williams is moving outside F1 in the development of its innovative energy-recovery system in the face of the technology’s absence from the sport in 2010.

11 May 2009: F1: Rule changes ‘harming UK motorsport industry’

Rule changes designed to cut the cost of competing in F1 and to increase the competitiveness between teams could be having serious unintended consequences for the UK motorsport industry, according to a new report.

24 Apr 2009: F1: Form book back to normal in the desert?

There may be sand on the track, drivers and teams may be in a jetlagged no man’s land between Asian and European time zones – but at least the weather is predictable.

4 Apr 2009: F1: New Scientist asks if KERS is safe

An article recently published in the respected New Scientist magazine asks if the KERS power boost system used by F1 teams for the first time this year is safe.

2 Dec 2008: F1: How McLaren is tackling the 2009 rule changes

Holding onto a world title is no mean feat at the best of times – but what is McLaren planning to do in the face of what it describes as the most comprehensive shake-up of regulations in the history of the sport?

28 Nov 2008: Over the white line: Drivers to be confined to ping-pong

Compound fractures, gold medals and the hitherto completely unsuspected fluffy side of Dietrich ‘Didi’ Mateschitz. Read on for the best of the week’s F1 and motorsport news…

18 Jul 2008: Button: World championship, here I come

We’ve read a lot about the importance of unshakeable optimism and self-belief among professional athletes and sports stars – but this takes some beating.

 
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