The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is a remarkable place to test athletes and vehicles, in part because it is so brutal and unpredictable. Unfortunately, the same things that make it exciting also make it incredibly dangerous.
The race has claimed seven lives, most recently motorcycle racer Carlin Dunne this past year, a four-time winner of the event. This led the organizers to suspend motorcycle competition for 2020 … More
Red Bull has revealed precisely how much it costs to keep the wheels of one of its Formula One teams turning, right down to the amount it spends on buying the material to build the cars and the stickers that appear on them.
Unlike teams in some other sports, F1 outfits disclose a great deal of financial information and there is good reason for this. Seven of the ten teams are based in Britain and are private limited companies which, ironically, have to file publicly-available annual financial statements. This requirement applies to … More
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Bryan Sellers is an electric race-car driver. That is, he races electric cars. Which isn’t to say he isn’t exciting—i.e. electric—on the track, but rather that he’s currently competing in a Jaguar I-Pace EV, which its maker has organized a whole support series around called the I-Pace eTrophy, with races run before Formula E main events. He was in New York City recently to talk up the series, which comes to Brooklyn this weekend. New York bureau chief Jamie Kitman caught up with him and was there to record what he had to say. The text has been edited for length and clarity.
“I started similarly to most drivers, in carting when I was young, and I worked my way through there and then through the support series to IndyCar, Champ Car at the time. I did some … More