Face, meet road. Not the thing you want to be introduced to while tearing down Alexandra Palace’s 420m soapbox track in a tiny hand made soapbox car, but 7 of the racers from Red Bull Soapbox UK didn’t have much of a choice. So, to celebrate their valiant efforts and painful fails, we’ve compiled the seven top crashes into one clip for your enjoyment.
Velocity is one of the defining characteristics of Big Data, and there are few situations in which speed is more imperative than motorsports. From NASCAR to Formula One and grassroots karting, teams and race organizers are employing ever more sophisticated data-driven strategies to shave split-seconds off lap times and provide a more thrilling spectacle for audiences.
In F1, telemetry has been in use since the 1980s to stream live data from the car to engineers in the pit lane. Thomas Mayer, COO of the Lotus F1 team told me “We are collecting and analyzing a lot of data – we’re not talking gigabytes or terabytes but petabytes.”
“Formula One has always been on the cutting edge of technological development so it was natural that data analysis would become a big thing for us. It saves us time and money … More
These ten cars will fill your ex with jealous, rage, remorse and maybe some other emotions as well.
10.) Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG Coupe
The S65 AMG Coupe delivers technology, performance, elegance and unfathomable levels of quality to its occupants. But to its onlookers? Its onlookers being your ex? They won’t even be able to comprehend its pillarless window frames … Pictures and more