Ferrari preview their 2014 V6 F1 engine, a 1.6-litre V6 turbo called 059/3
An open-wheeled IndyCar and a streamlined bobsled may seem worlds apart, but for David Cripps – a former engineer for IndyCar Series team Panther Racing that’s now helping the U.S. bobsled team in Sochi – his new job isn’t much different from his old one.
“My responsibilities are very similar to an IndyCar race engineer. I am basically responsible for the performance, reliability, development and day-to-day running of the sleds,” Cripps told IndyCar’s official website ahead of training runs in Russia. “There has been a fairly large amount of development upgrades coming up to the Games.” … More
Co-owner of the Stewart-Haas Nascar racing team, Gene Haas, has said he wants to create a new Formula 1 team.
Haas, together with project partner Guenther Steiner, who is a previous technical director of Red Bull and Jaguar, responded to a recent call from F1 for potential new teams to express interest, and Haas’s proposal is now thought to have been entered into the sport’s evaluation process.
Haas owns CNC machine manufacturer Haas Automation and the Windshear wind tunnel in North Carolina. His Cup team currently fields cars for driver Tony Stewart, who is Haas’s potential F1 partner, Danica Patrick, Kevin Harvick and Kurt Busch … More
Set in the golden era of Grand Prix Racing ‘1’ tells the story of a generation of charismatic drivers who raced on the edge, risking their lives during Formula 1’s deadliest period, and the men who stood up and changed the sport forever.