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Off Track

Red Bull Racing countdown to the RB13 F1 car

With the 2017 Season fast approaching, Red Bull Racing have released a short film of the F1 Team preparing the RB13 challenger at their Milton Keynes HQ. Continue Reading

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Off Track

Watch automotive designer Daniel Simon talk through the creative thoughts for Roborace series

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

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Off Track

F1 cars with iconic Le Mans liveries

Modern Formula 1 cars painted in iconic Le Mans race liveries would look like this… Continue Reading

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Venues

Yes, Hermann Tilke also designed Yas Marina F1 circuit

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

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Road Edition

Mercedes-AMG confirms F1-engined hypercar

The early sketch was revealed at the Paris Motorshow, and the the hybrid hypercar will use the engine and electric motor systems from its title-winning F1 car. This is the street car with a Formula 1 engine – and it won’t be watered-down. Continue Reading

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Off Track

The tech inside Lewis Hamilton’s F1 steering wheel

Lewis Hamilton and the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula 1 team have rethought the steering wheel. It’s designed like this for a reason: all the critical controls need to be within reach of Hamilton’s thumbs so he doesn’t have to move his hand from the custom grips while taking a corner. Those at the bottom are for when he’s on a straight. Continue Reading

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Road Edition

Honda revives an icon – The new Honda NSX

With Honda’s first generation NSX two-seater sharing handling development with the late three-time Formula One World Champion Ayrton Senna, there was never any doubt about the legendary sports car’s performance. Praised for its nimble handling and advanced aerodynamic design, Honda has finally revived its iconic two-seater as the second generation Acura NSX in the US. Continue Reading

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Products

Nike’s new Mercurial Superfly V is inspired by F1

You wouldn’t normally associate Nike and Cristiano Ronaldo with Formula 1, but the design principles of the latest Mercurial football boot are based on ‘the Science of Speed’. Continue Reading

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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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Off Track

McLaren unveils brain-controlled F1 concept car

This is the MP4-X, a Formula One concept designed by McLaren to showcase some of the advanced tech its Applied Technologies division is working on, and, in some cases, already using in other industries. Continue Reading

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