Ok, so McLaren F1 racing team have had a terrible couple of years with Honda. But back in the glory days (that 1988 Season to be specific), the brilliant team of designers had an idea to create the fastest road car of all time. 10 years later, racing driver Andy Wallace climbed into a McLaren F1 and drove the British supercar to a top speed of 391 km/h (242.9 mph) on the famous banked testing track at Ehra-Lessien in Germany. Andy looked totally surprised by how quick the car actually was… Continue Reading
Roborace is documenting the ‘process of bringing together the world’s first A.I. driverless racing series’. Chief Design Officer and automotive futurist Daniel Simon applies the finishing touches to the Robocar in preparation for wind tunnel testing with the help of Williams Advanced Engineering. The Series is set to launch in 2017. Continue Reading
2017 LEGO Speed Champions sets revealed, with 1966 Ford GT40, Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team and more
LEGO has announced that their complete line-up of its 2017 Speed Champions series includes Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 and Scuderia Ferrari. They are also releasing the iconic 1966 Ford GT40. Here, LEGO Speed Champions Head of Design, Craig Callum, talks you through the Ford GT40 design process – In Lego. Continue Reading
Graphic Designer Thierry Courtois’ self initiated project is about ‘understanding the power of sports brands and sponsorship by making them work in an alternate sporting field.’ So would Manor Racing, McLaren-Honda and Renault F1 Team liveries fit in on a Saturday afternoon in the Premier League? Check out these kit designs to decide for yourself.
Yas Marina was the second Grand Prix circuit to be completed in the Middle East after Bahrain. Tilke Engineers and Architects are about the only track designers Bernie Ecclestone will trust – and in some ways, you can understand why. Completed in late 2009, the state of the art circuit is a design masterpeice. Continue Reading
When we said 2016 will be a big year for road-legal single seater, the BAC Mono, we didn’t realise how big. After a surge in populartity and demand, Briggs Automotive Company hit the LA motorshow to show off their the 2017 model. Continue Reading