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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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Roborace Season Alpha

Roborace – The Death of the Racing Driver or the Future of Motorsport Engineering?

Motorsport is a paradox. By its very nature, it pushes the boundaries of engineering yet is steeped in tradition. Ask any true motorsport enthusiast about their most memorable moments of the sport and people will be waxing lyrical about the late great Stirling Moss at Goodwood, the days when F1 wasn’t subject to so many …

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