SAVING AUTO RACING: ‘SIMPLIFY, THEN ADD LIGHTNESS!’

Colin Chapman had it right when he gave us that famous quote. Especially the simplify part, blogs Stephen Cox. I was contacted by a motorsports complex executive recently regarding building a facility around the development of racing cars and performance passenger cars running on alternative “fuels”. It was a grand concept. The land was purchased, a big ground breaking ceremony took place, and there was lots of talk about bringing in a major racing series and television coverage (hence my i...
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FORMULA E: THREE THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW!

‘I’ll certainly be cheering for the series to succeed long term, but there are a few points to bear in mind along the way,' blogs Stephen Cox. The new Formula E racing series for electric cars has done a lot of things right, as was evident by their first race in Beijing last weekend. The series already draws more entries than Formula One will have in 2015, and they've attracted known drivers including Nick Heidfeld, Takuma Sato, Jarno Trulli, Katherine Legge and others. First of all, Form...
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