A quick look at some of the best, brightest and fastest women competing in a variety of motorsports. With the recent retirement of Susie Wolff, above, from F1 testing and the buzz surrounding up and coming talent Marta Garcia, we thought we'd take a look at women in motorsport. Here are as some of the trailblazers of the sport, females considered the best of today and the drivers who we could all be talking about in the not too distant future.We'll also uncover what F1 governing body, ...Read More
TRAINING WHEELS: FORMULA ONE, INDYCAR & WRC!
Almost half of drivers on the current F1 grid have been coached in standard Vauxhall road cars. Rob Wilson is possibly one of the most important players in Formula One racing that you’ve never heard of. Based at Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground in South Leicestershire, UK, Rob is instrumental in carving split seconds from the lap times of at least 12 drivers on the current grid. His key training weapon is a standard Vauxhall Astra! As improbable as it seems, Rob’s Astra Sports Tourer –...Read More
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...Read More
F1 McLAREN MERCEDES MP4-29 & ExxonMobile: MAX POWER!
ExxonMobil fuels engineered for McLaren Mercedes deliver maximum power. In a year when Grand Prix racing teams are increasingly looking to their fuels to deliver a competitive advantage, McLaren Mercedes’ new and unique fuel – developed by ExxonMobil – has been exceeding expectations throughout testing and the early races. Along with Mobil 1 lubricants, gear oil, greases and hydraulic oils, ExxonMobil has supplied high-performance race fuel and trackside expertise to the McLaren Mercedes r...Read More
McLAREN & AMELIA ISLAND: HALF-CENTURY CELEBRATION!
2014 Amelia Island Concours D’Elegance will honor 50 years of McLaren at speed, displaying rare and significant racers from five decades of competition. McLarens were not only victorious in the world's richest and most prestigious races, the company changed motorsports through a relentless pursuit of perfection. They brought a strictly professional approach to a sport that had been more of a glamorous hobby than a true business. Today McLaren is still the only marque to win the Formula 1 Con...Read More