Ever woken up on a Saturday morning wondering how a modern wind tunnel works? (Rhetorical question; I know you haven't.) The Sauber F1 team has posted a 44 minute video explaining the ins and outs of using a wind tunnel. The video covers everything from wind tunnel design to how F1 cars are tested.
A short portrait of Alex Zanardi, Formula 1 driver turned Paralympian hand bike world champion. [SLVimeo] [more inside]
Fans of the Formula 1 racing series spend the offseason poring through the next year's regulation changes before the unveiling of the new cars at the first testing session in January. The biggest change from last year is the switch from V8 to V6 engines, but since November fans and teams have fixated on something else: the new nosecone specifications result in an "ugly" car and quite phallic noses. [more inside]
Driving a modern Formula 1 car poses a bit of a paradox. If you can’t drive it very fast you can barely drive it at all. The first F1 race of the current season to be televised for a general American audience is the Canadian GP. It’s run on the Ile Notre-Dam in the St. Lawrence River, and will be on Fox at 1PM Eastern time today. An interesting street circuit over The Palisades area in New Jersey, with the NYC skyline as a backdrop is in the offing for next year and, in a project that has been rife with controversy, the F1 circus is slated to return to the US in November of this year on a new track near Austin Texas. [more inside]
Motorsport - Love For Life The latest video created by Finn Antti Kalhol, Motorsport - Love For Life is a roughly four and a half minute meditation on auto racing, suffering and love. [more inside]
The Caravan magazine takes a long, hard look at the Formula 1 inaugural enterprise in India.
Formula One car "skin" provides it's own power. A potentially very cool application of nanotechnology might appear on F1 cars as early as next season.
Michael Schumacher has won his fifth Formula 1 world championship. He equals Juan Manuel Fangio's forty-five year old record.
F1 2002 is go! The Formula 1 circus hit the track a couple of minutes back and officially kicked off the 2002 season.
Michael Schumacher came to Hungaroring yesterday as a triple world champion, he left it as a legend! [More inside]