safety

New Seat From Racetech – RT4119W

New Seat From Racetech – RT4119W

I love when good companies release new products. Racetech makes incredible seats with a bunch of cool features. Seat that bolt to the cage, airflow channels through the back that you can pump cold air into, and ergonomically shaped memory foam seat cushions. There next innovation actually removes a feature…
Racetech Supplies Aston, McLaren, and Porsche for 2016

Racetech Supplies Aston, McLaren, and Porsche for 2016

Some sponsorships are worth paying attention to. Most teams and drivers won’t sacrifice safety for a few parts and some cash. Most teams generally buy the best safety gear they can find. When they partner with those safety suppliers its worth taking note. Just recently, Racetech won deals to supply…
Clean Up Your Racecar: Door Pulls

Clean Up Your Racecar: Door Pulls

    Clean Up Your Racecar is a little series on random stuff that won’t make you faster but will make your racecar more comfortable, easier to use, or look more like a pro built car. Today we look at  door pulls” and how you close your door when you’ve…
PRI: ATL Fuel Cells

PRI: ATL Fuel Cells

ATL Makes top notch fuel cells that many would call the best in the business. We know this. So why put up a picture of their booth at PRI? Because this display does a great job of showing how a fuel cell is plumbed. Haven’t you ever wondered what happens…
Inside a NORRA Mexican 1000 Pre-Evolution Winning Truck

Inside a NORRA Mexican 1000 Pre-Evolution Winning Truck

We all know that Robby Gordon won the NORRA Mexican 1000 in his crazy cool Gordini but what about the other vehicles in the race? There were vintage vehicles, bikes and ATVs and a class called Evolution with an assortment of modern race vehicles ranging from Robby Gordon’s Unlimited entry all the…
Koenigsegg Breaks Previous Record

Koenigsegg Breaks Previous Record

     You probably have heard of Koenigsegg but if not, they are a Swedish car manufacturer know for building very fast cars. How fast? Well their latest creation, called the One:1, just broke the world record for being the quickest car to go from zero to 300km/h (186 mph) and…
Flying Cars at the Nurburgring

Flying Cars at the Nurburgring

Thirty of the fastest competitors (all GT3- spec vehicles) for the ADAC 24 Rennen took to the historic Nurburgring circuit to determine the top 30 grid positions. Drive quickly they did and in some cases, they flew as well. Following the tragic accident at Flugplatz corner earlier this year, the stewards…
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…
The Audi R18 E-TRON Quattro is Incredible

The Audi R18 E-TRON Quattro is Incredible

A twofold quantity of hybrid energy, fundamentally revised aerodynamics, the next step in lightweight design and a lot of detailed work characterize the fifth generation of the Audi R18. “The possibilities of the revolutionary regulations that have been in effect for LMP sports cars since 2014 are far from having…
VIR Test Day With Bimmerworld – April 9

VIR Test Day With Bimmerworld – April 9

This is a test day for racers and guys with seriously quick cars(with lots of track experience) that want to work on their setup. The next day is the BMW CCA VIR race so test session will be open passing – like in a race. But if you want to work…
LAMBORGHINI HURACÁN LP620-2 SUPER TROFEO

LAMBORGHINI HURACÁN LP620-2 SUPER TROFEO

Automobili Lamborghini presents its new generation racecar developed by its Motorsport department: the new Huracán LP 620-2 Super Trofeo. Unveiled in a world preview a few days ago during the prestigious Monterey Car Week (California, USA), the car will debut in all three series (Europe, Asia and North America) of…
2014 Blancpain 24 Hours of Spa

2014 Blancpain 24 Hours of Spa

This year’s Blancpain 24 Hours of Spa brought together 60 cars in 3 different categories for one spectacular event.  If you are thinking of seeing a European 24-Hour event, you might think of going to either Le Mans or to the Nurburgring 24 Hour events. Both are phenomenal events. But…
Motorsport Safety

Motorsport Safety

There was pretty serious crash this morning in Australia at Sydney Motorsports park. The driver is ok, but did suffer burns to 70% of his body according to the report on Speed Cafe. The first guys on the scene were other drivers who did their best to pull him from the…
McLAREN GT UNVEILS LATEST GENERATION 650S GT3

McLAREN GT UNVEILS LATEST GENERATION 650S GT3

McLaren GT has today confirmed first details of the McLaren 650S GT3 – the latest generation track-focused racer which will contest GT3 championships across the globe from the 2015 season. Building on the highly successful 12C GT3, which has firmly re-established McLaren at the front of the GT grid over…
DANIEL RICCIARDO TAKES MAIDEN WIN IN MONTREAL THRILLER

DANIEL RICCIARDO TAKES MAIDEN WIN IN MONTREAL THRILLER

Daniel Ricciardo scored a sensational first win at the Canadian Grand Prix, the Australian fighting his way past Force India’s Sergio Perez and the ailing Mercedes of Nico Rosberg to claim a first win of the season for Infiniti Red Bull Racing in a thrilling encounter in Montreal. Sebastian Vettel…
Pikes Peak Hill Climb is about to undergo a drastic change

Pikes Peak Hill Climb is about to undergo a drastic change

Only 1.5 miles of the course will be open to spectators. Colorado Springs’ local paper, The Gazette, is reporting that the organizers of the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb have moved up plans to limit where spectators can watch the 2014 race. Safety and the continuing existence of the race are the…
1982 Porsche 956 Group C Sports-Prototype

1982 Porsche 956 Group C Sports-Prototype

Few race cars of the Porsche pantheon are as universally acclaimed as the 956. The car is a brilliantly engineered aesthetic wonder. It was born of another round of FISA rule changes that ultimately resulted in the emergence of several marque innovations. The 956 was the first Porsche race car…
FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX

FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX

Singapore In 2008 Singapore had the honour of hosting the first night-time event in Formula One history. The inaugural Singapore Grand Prix proved a huge hit, staged on a new street circuit, with the city’s famous skyline providing a truly spectacular backdrop. The race was announced in May 2007 following…
Baja 1000 2011 BFG Pit #1

Baja 1000 2011 BFG Pit #1

Never have we been so happy to see civilization.  Even it was just a city of semi trucks powered by diesel generators, it felt like safety.  We had now realized our radio is broken and wont work more than a mile out and its become obvious we are we underprepared…

Is the Nurburgring Overcrowded?

I’m surprised there hasn’t been more accidents at the Nurburgring like the eight car pile up over the weekend. Nothing has changed about the track or its physical safety but the number of public lapping sessions have been significantly cut back since the new management took over. With the Nurburgring…