Technical Innovations

Finally, we attempted to decide what the most significant Z010 - Red Bull, Not a championship winner, yet Z010 - Red Bull, Not a championship winner, yet many of these advances have since filtered dawn to other levels of the sport around him and to motivate them. By comparison, Newey has always been more of a 'lone wolf', but cars of his design have won multiple F1 World Championships for Williams and McLaren, and one has to imagine the Red Bull Racing 2010 challenger, the RB6, will be a strong...

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Racecar Staff

Fng neering brand appeared for the first time, not on the front of a magazine at all but on the title verso of a book, Bamsey's Ferrari 312 amp 512 Sports Racing Cars, The Porsche Hunters. It was very much a history book, but focussed on the technology of the cars. Bamsey was using his books, published by Haynes, to develop the magazine concept. But Bamsey was not completely decided on the name, having toyed with the correct English version of Racing Car engineering. 'That just didn't sound...

First Principles

Data bytes gives insights to help you improve your data analysis skills each month as Cosworth's electronics engineers share tips and tweaks learned from years of experience with data systems. Plus we test your skills with a teaser each month, To allow you to view the images at a larger size they can now be found at www.racecar-engineering. com data bytes Part 2 of our insight into speed-derived data n last month's Databytes we saw how an ill-positioned hub speed sensor can lead to spurious...

The Diesel Revolution

By 2002, though, the Audi Sport engineers had their sights set on the next project - the R10 TDI, a diesel-engined successor to the R8. 'We'd been involved with discussions on the rules since the very beginning. We sat down with Daniel Poissenot and Daniel Perdrix from the ACO in January 2002 in Ingolstadt and, over a beer in the evening, talked about racing in the future and the Idea came out that we should build a diesel. That's where It started,' explained Audi's head of engine technology,...

Electronic Rain Light Switch

CARTEK HAS RECENTLY released a new dedicated rain light switch, offering three pre-defined modes of operation. By utilising a small microprocessor in the toggle switch drivers are able to select whether the light Is off, on or flashing, the flashing option allowing drivers to warn cars behind if they are stationary on track. The switch will work with any FlA-homologated LED rain light, and is easily integrated into existing wiring systems. See www.cartek.ttiz for more information