What do 1982 and 2022 have in common if considering the sport? Ground effect but in different fashion. Back in November 1982, the FISA or FIA as it was known back then clamped down its regulations and put an end … Continue reading #History – Ground effect, the parallel between 1982 and 2022.
We’re back in February 1983, it’s a grim winter in the UK… Well, isn’t it always grim over there? Anyway, teams are working hard as the new season is coming up and testing will shortly resume. Here is a sneaky … Continue reading #Focus – Back to 1983 and crash testing history.
With a growing interest for the younger cars amongst the historic spectrum of what I would actually call “classics”, it appears that even if history and references are closer, the understanding of these is still chaotic and that is a … Continue reading #Focus – GT1 and it’s true loophole story.
You’ve probably read the latest news about the prancing horse but to us the signing of Spanish driver Carlos Sainz junior is of little interest. What actually matters is the recent talks in Indycar. At the beginning of the week, … Continue reading #Focus – As Ferrari reveals their new interest for Indycar, let’s look back…
It’s week 2 of teleworking. While you would normally celebrate the fact that you can stay home and be productive, the Covid-19 is forcing us all to take this as an every day routine. I’m fortunate to have my own … Continue reading #Quarantine – Motor sport and past world crisis, a glimpse of 1939.
It’s been a while since I posted on the blog, work has been a reason, sport another but altogether inspiration is also part of the job. As I struggled to find some, it wasn’t worth talking of useless stuff. For … Continue reading #Focus – Motor Sport, when less becomes more.
Ground effect or the principle of using an entire car as a giant wing in order to increase downforce and minimize drag, basically that’s what it stands for. But in situ, how does it work ? That’s what we’re gonna … Continue reading #Focus – Ground Effect for Dummies.
The Williams FW07-C takes its roots from the 1979 Williams FW07 designed by Patrick Head for the 1979 Formula One season. The FW07 was Williams answer to the Hethel built Lotus 79. It shares many aspect, the main one being … Continue reading #GroundEffect – The 1981 Williams FW07-C