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RACECAR CONUMDRUM : AERODYNAMICS

RACECAR CONUMDRUM : AERODYNAMICS

Downforce levels – High downforce & low maximum speeds VS Low downforce & high maximum speed Facing most racecar drivers (as opposed to racers in production saloon cars) there are a large number of running set up choices to cover a multitude of...

In honour of Valentino Rossi … with Lewis Hamilton

You must have seen the videos … Simply awesome !!! These two must define what we understand of the word RACERS today … cool, calculating, blindingly fast when required and consistent. Together with live-wire personalities. Lewis at Spa this weekend …...
Gordon vs. Ferdinand

Gordon vs. Ferdinand

RIVAL DESIGN PHYLOSOFIES In 1995, I went to work at McLaren on Gordon Murray’s wonderful F1 road car project after 21 years selling Porsche UK & US. Porsche by this time came under the watchful hawk eye of Dr Piech. Of course, each of them in turn for...
BUGATTI VEYRON

BUGATTI VEYRON

BUGATTI VEYRON In 2004, my bosses in the Lancaster family, at H R Owen Bentley in Grosvenor Square, Mayfair, Central London, instructed me to contact Bugatti, go and visit them, and work out how we could do business with them. Representation was available to us. So I...