Archive for the ‘Industry’ Category

3 Mar 2011: Drayson Racing: Friends are electric

Drayson Racing has announced that its next venture will be the pursuit of zero-emission electric racing with an entry in the newly-launched EVCUP series this summer.

18 Feb 2011: Driver fitness: how do they get the balance right?

This season sees the return of the energy recovery system KERS to Formula One – and, with it, kilograms of extra weight that have to be clawed back from some other part of the car in order to maximise performance.

16 Feb 2011: Give virtual racing a go with the 2011 Aviano Cup

If you want to get an insight into exactly what it takes to keep an open-wheel racing car on track in a competitive situation, you might want to take a look at a public simulator event taking place this weekend.

16 Feb 2011: Bird, Sims and Stoneman among BRDC SuperStars

The British Racing Drivers Club has kicked off a fourth year of its SuperStars programme with the announcement of 13 drivers that will benefit from its support in 2011.

9 Feb 2011: YRC in 2011: BTCC racing, healthy eating – and a great big tent

It’s been an an eventful year for Hannah James and the YourRacingCar crew. We thought that, with a new season on the horizon, it would be the perfect time to catch up with our friends at the Milton Keynes-based outfit and find out how they’ve been getting on.

29 Jan 2011: Rockingham celebrates 10th birthday

Rockingham Motor Speedway, the UK’s only major oval-style racing circuit, and also the country’s youngest, is celebrating its 10thbirthday this year.

24 Jan 2011: Williams Hybrid Power wins second energy recovery plaudit

Williams Hybrid Power, which took the eponymous F1 team’s energy recovery system and developed it into a technology suitable for a wide range of road and race cars, has won further industry recognition for its achievements.

24 Jan 2011: Rockingham’s rally star wins BWRDC recognition

Cat Lund, rally co-driver and Head of Operations at the Rockingham Motor Speedway, has won this year’s British Women Racing Drivers’ Club (BWRDC) Club GoldStar Award.

25 May 2010: Online racers gain official recognition from national motorsport body

Online racers using gaming platforms to simulate the cut-and-thrust of the real-world racetrack have seen their association become a member club of Britain’s national motorsport authority.

22 May 2010: How one man’s racing fix could spark a whole new sport

If Puretech is to succeed in its ambition of inventing the new sport of competitive simulator racing, it’s essential that the technology matches the company’s ambition.

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