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Nine Days Of Summer

Nine Days Of Summer

Nine Days of Summer is promotional documentary film made by Ford that tells the story of the development of the Ford-funded Cosworth DFV and the Lotus 49 during 1967. After the switch to 3 litre engines in 1966 Formula One season, many F1 teams such as Lotus that had previously been using Climax V8s, had to find new engines for the…
SKUSA Supernats!!!!!

SKUSA Supernats!!!!!

The only place capable of hosting the biggest kart race in North America is Vegas!  Super Karts USA’s annual Super Nationals attracts the top talent from every country, were drivers double down on and go for broke!  Here is a preview of the event before Build Race Party attends for…
Can You Text While Driving An F1 Car?

Can You Text While Driving An F1 Car?

Apparently Nico Rossberg can text while driving an F1 car! Check out his qualifying lap from the Mexican Grand Prix. He’s fast and took pole position but even more interesting is all the inputs he makes into the steering wheel. Check out his fingers while he makes his lap! The…
1978 Motorsport Documentary

1978 Motorsport Documentary

I just found this on Jalopnik and felt it was worth sharing. Im still not entirely sure what it is, but I know its interesting and its footage that I’ve never seen before. It also covers a pretty cool year in F1 so you get to see Lauda, Andretti, Regazzoni, Hunt,…
The F1 Turbo Era: How It All Started

The F1 Turbo Era: How It All Started

This is one of my favorite Formula One documentaries of all time. It tells a great story but I think its the behind the scenes look at developing an F1 engine that makes it so good. It follows the development of the Ford F1 turbo engine in the early 1980’s…
Provisional F1 Calendar And New Rules

Provisional F1 Calendar And New Rules

The provisional calendar for the 2016 FIA Formula One World Championship was updated yesterday and it looks pretty good. It’s sad to see all the historic tracks go away but pretty cool to see all the countries that F1 will visit in 2016. 20 March Melbourne Australia 3 April Bahrain…
For Sale: 2011 Lotus T128 Formula 1

For Sale: 2011 Lotus T128 Formula 1

Someone definitely needs to buy this! It’s almost hard to believe they are selling it on Craig’s List. But they are. And it looks like the real deal. Carbon chassis. Seven speed sequential gearbox. Pirelli tires(where do you get more of these by the way?). BUT it’s missing the engine.…
Why No WRC In The USA?

Why No WRC In The USA?

It’s been 28 years since we last saw the World Rally Championships on stages in the USA. The Olympus Rally, outside of Seattle, was the last time we saw the top level cars in the United States and that was back in 1988. Could you imagine F1 taking a 30 year…
Manor F1 Passes The Crash Test

Manor F1 Passes The Crash Test

Manor Marussia F1 team, which was almost shut down last year, passed all of the mandatory FIA crash tests and will be on its way to Melbourne. Following is their oficial statement for the 2015 season: The Manor Marussia F1 Team looks forward to its participation in the 2015 FIA…