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.Categorised under: Archive, Industry, News, Race seriesTagged as: Drayson Racing, EV Cup, Lord Drayson
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.Tagged as: Adrian Quaife-Hobbs, Dan Williams, fitness, Pro Performance
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.Tagged as: Puretech Racing
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.
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.Tagged as: BTCC, Hannah James, YourRacingCar.com
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.Categorised under: Archive, Competitions, Industry, NewsTagged as: Rockingham Motor Speedway
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.Tagged as: Porsche, Williams Hybrid Power
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.Tagged as: Alice Powell, Autosport International, BWRDC, Cat Lund
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.
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.Tagged as: Puretech Racing