Rally-raid "Silk Road 2009": Choosing the desert
From the spectacular picture it is difficult to imagine that the sand can be dangerous and cruel. But when mountains of small silicon particles reach the horizon, it becomes uneasy.…

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The fastest cars in the world
At each Formula 1 Grand Prix in Sochi, I involuntarily overhear the same question: “Dad, are these the fastest cars in the world?”. There are two answer options: "Yes, son,…

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What is the difference between a racing car and a cramp?
My first entry was an article about preparing a car for racing competitions, and I decided to explain - what is the difference between a racing car and a "writer"?…

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MAIN FIGURE

The racer is the main figure in racing, the core of the team, regardless of the level of racing. Someone supports Schumacher, and someone grumbles that he is tired of him. In this case it does not matter, but it is important that we have a unique example to follow. And the champions are not only possible but imitated! Continue reading

Mazda MX-5 Open Race-2010, or as we defended the honor of Russia on the racetrack

Surprisingly, with all the diverse geography of business trips, I still have never been to Italy. Of course, this annoying gap would be eliminated sooner or later. But was it possible to assume that for the first time on the Apennine Peninsula I would find myself in a convertible with a dismantled roof, in the rain and plus four Celsius? And Mazda MX-5 Open Race-2010, or as we defended the honor of Russia on the racetrack – also on the race track! Continue reading

DREG Racing: 530 km / h

So we got to the machines, whose purpose – driving only in a straight line, and the minimum turning radius can be tens of meters. Dragsters are adapted to “squeeze everything out of themselves” at a distance from ⅛ to ¼ miles at the start from the spot.

Dregster class Top Fuel travels three hundred meters in 3.7 seconds. At the same time, fuel consumption (a mixture of nitromethane with methanol) is about 50 liters per second.
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The most famous car racing in the world
What car competitions or auto championships do you know? And what do you know about the world of motor racing? Naturally, most of you first remember about racing Formula 1.…

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Race the best automotive prototypes in Britain
Compared to Formula 1, which everyone knows about, and the popular race "500 miles of Indianapolis," sports competitions are much less well known. Meanwhile, on May 20, they took another…

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Where and how did the world's first car race take place?
The history of the first car racing is incredibly exciting and unusual. Modern people, accustomed to new-fashioned and high-speed vehicles, can hardly imagine that the car used to not only…

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Formula 1: Comparison of cars
Every year, millions of fans of Formula 1 racing are waiting for the start of the season. But long before the first official starts, a huge amount of attention is…

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