Month: December 2018

The 2018 Formula 1 season was packed with a bumper mix of stories and sub-plots that centred on an explosive driver market and technical intrigue. As Mercedes and Ferrari went head-to-head for both titles, off-track there was a driver merry-go-round of a scale rarely seen before that ended with only two teams confirming the same
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Alexander Rossi used a mental technique pioneered by Olympic swimming legend Michael Phelps to ensure his performances did not drop off during his 2018 IndyCar title-contending season. Rossi lost out to eventual champion Scott Dixon in the Sonoma finale in his breakthrough IndyCar season in which the 2016 Indianapolis 500 winner spearheaded a revived Andretti
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The reliability of Honda’s Formula 1 engine reached a comfortable level in 2018 that was “completely different” to its previous years with McLaren. Honda partnered with Toro Rosso for 2018 and scored more points with Red Bull’s junior team than it managed in two of the three years spent with McLaren. That effort included a
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Former Brabham and McLaren Formula 1 designer Professor Gordon Murray has been awarded a CBE (Commander of the British Empire) in the 2019 Queen’s New Year Honours. The legendary designer’s accolade is in recognition of his ‘services to motoring’ – rewarding his lifetime’s work in the automotive sector as well as on the racetrack. “It
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Formula 1’s premier technical artist, Giorgio Piola, has launched a new Kickstarter campaign to allow fans of the sport a direct-to-consumer opportunity that makes a collectible timepiece much more affordable. Piola, who has attended more grands prix than anyone in history, has launched his newest line of watches, the SHIFT collection, on a limited endeavor
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The autonomous racing series Roborace is not limited to running alongside Formula E and would be open to demonstrating its driverless car technology alongside Formula 1 and other series. Roborace’s inaugural season is due to commence next spring, with its ‘Season Alpha’ calendar running partially alongside FE as both categories are all-electric. But Roborace CEO
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