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Lewis Pirelli Tyre Lifing

Lifing Your Parts

There is something that I must make clear before we start – when I am talking about Lifing, I am using the engineering use of the word not the Urban Dictionary version. In other words… The amount of time that a part can be safely used for before it becomes susceptible to fatigue or failure. …

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Wacky Races: Cheating in motorsport

Wacky Races: Where’s the line between cheating and just playing dirty?

Cheating has been around in motorsport since the dawn of the combustion engine. We’re not talking about drivers cutting corners here, but the smoke and mirrors created by motorsport engineers to circumvent the rules. Some cheats or ‘workarounds’ have been down-right ingenious! Remember Ferrari’s flexible floor which only raised when in motion but was perfectly …

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Cars You Wish You’d Kept

We all get a little sentimental about our old cars and whether it was a rust bucket, sloppy jalopy or you were luckier than most, we all remember our first. But we also often suffer from sellers remorse. Your eye gets taken by something faster or a new project and all of a sudden, your …

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