Carbon fibre Tag Archive

Formula 1

First Light – The story behind the McLaren MP4/1 F1 car

This short film tells the story of one of the most important Formula 1 cars of all time – The introduction of the Carbon Fibre chassis. John Barnard – the lead engineer behind the development of the car talks us through it. Continue Reading

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USA’s Rio Olympics racing wheelchair is designed by BMW

All top athletes are looking for an edge in their performance and the BMW-designed wheel chair is set to help the United States Paralympic team in Rio this year. To achieve the best possible connection between the athlete and their equipment, each wheelchair has been custom made ensuring an excellent fit to go along with a stiff chassis and advanced aerodynamics. Continue Reading

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The world’s first coloured carbon fiber brand is developed by F1 engineers

Hypetex is the world’s first coloured carbon fibre brand that was developed by F1 engineers. after seven years of research and development, the carbon fibre is now available in a wide array of colours – The exciting thing us that it can be moulded into just about any shape or form. Continue Reading

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