BMW and rally
BMW cars have long become a symbol of style, power and reliability. This year, the legendary Bavarian concern celebrates its 90th anniversary. In 1913, on the northern outskirts of Munich,…

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Racing car for one person. Top five!
A car like the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon impresses not only with its compactness, but also with other parameters. Of course, it is not intended for those drivers who regularly…

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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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CLUTCH ENVIRONMENT

Is it possible to “on the fingers” explain how to drive, using the full 100% potential of tire adhesion to the road surface? Can!

To do this, we represent the forces acting on the car in turn with the help of the so-called “traction circle”, that is, the graphic circle of the clutch. To do this, draw a cross and circle it equally distant from the center. In fact, this is a graph of accelerations G in each phase of the turn: braking, moving along an arc and accelerating. Suppose that in all three phases of the tire has the same coefficient of friction, allowing you to develop lateral acceleration in 1.1G. If you exceed it, the tire will begin to slide, and this, as you know, slows down the car. In our graph, these are the points of intersection of the straight lines of the cross and the circle. The upper part of the vertical line is braking, the lower is acceleration. Continue reading

BASES OF SPORTS DRIVING

In the past, race car driver, USSR champion, and now motor racing coach and famous journalist Mikhail Gorbachev offers you an exciting description of professional tricks, tricks and techniques for driving a car in extreme driving situations and in racing. This book is for anyone who wants to learn the secrets of the art of filigree control of the machine and become a real ass of steering and pedals! Here is one of the chapters of the book: Continue reading

The most famous liveries in motor sports
The presentation of the new coloring is no less important than the display of the new car (no wonder many of them show the updated colors live for the first…

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CAR RACING: SPECIES
The term motor racing is commonly understood as a competition that takes place between people when traveling along a certain route (often a road or a highway), for a while,…

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It is interesting to know
There is a huge amount of interesting facts connected with the history of the first automobile competitions. Here are some of the most curious of them: 1. The fastest car…

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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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