Preview – Super GT : GT500

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Racing season is back again, my hands are full with events in these coming few days. We have Sebring 12 hours underway, Formula One next week in Australia, MotoGP in a few weeks, and national events such as drifts and karting. Now, in less than few hours Super... Read More

F1 – A Tradition Snubbed

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McLaren wind tunnel at MTC The reason I write this piece is to re-explore if you recall all those brouhaha regarding Virgin with their philosophy of only using CFD as the only aerodynamics design tool. Virgin Racing’s technical director Nick Wirth says his... Read More

Recap – Super GT 2009 at the Sepang International Circuit : Qualifying Session

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Although it was raining heavily during the practice session in the morning, the sun started to shine again in the evening. It was a dry qualifying session with the MOTUL AUTECH GT-R (below) grabbing pole position with a time of 1:58.124, just 0.071 seconds faster... Read More

F1 Bahrain – A Theory Gone Wrong

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With no refuelling, the time spent in the pit is now dramatically reduced. Although Ferrari has confirmed competitiveness this season by a 1-2 finish, the highlight was the failure of ban on refuelling. With the most anticipated season ever as far as I can remember,... Read More

F1 Engineers and their Cunning Stunts – Yet Again

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Take note of the small snorkel near the area of Lewis hand. Just as I write a piece titled F1 Engineers and their Cunning Stunts, here we are at it again. A brilliant McLaren innovation. Simply mischievous and clever. It’s called the McLaren snorkel. It... Read More

Once Upon a Time F1 was a Lotus Playground

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1969 German Grand Prix Graham Hill, Lotus 49B Cosworth – 4th place Nurburgring, Germany. 3rd August 1969 Lotus Racing was granted its entry into the 2010 Formula 1 World Championship by the sport’s governing body, the FIA, in September 2009. The decision... Read More

Recap – Super GT 2009 at the Sepang International Circuit : The Art of Driving in the Rain

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2009 Autobacs Super GT Round 4 Practice Session Review: Just 15 minutes into the Saturday Practice Session, the heavens opened up to greet the drivers and soon after, it rained heavily. Because all of the cars were still on slick tyres, they have to tip toe around... Read More

Ben Spies and Eddie Lawson – One on One Talk

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Rookie MotoGP rider Ben Spies talks about the bike of today with Eddie Lawson, a former four-time Grand Prix motorcycle racing World Champion. Further inside, we have discovered why Ben Spies was so successful all this while. Take the JUMP to know why. Eddie... Read More

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