Toyota Land Cruiser SUVs on the Dakar-2017 won in the standings of production cars
Toyota Land Cruiser 200 SUVs once again became the best among production cars in the Dakar-2017 rally-marathon and took the entire podium in the Production / T2 category. Almost nine…

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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…

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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

Ten Greatest Moments in Le Mans History

10) The car takes off in the air – 1999
This was one of the most memorable moments when the whole world learned how important downforce is in high-performance sports cars. It is quite possible, if not for this case, the Mercedes-Benz team would become the champion in the 1999 race. But, unfortunately, the German racer became a hero for another reason. Continue reading

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 paid to Formula 1 cars, which are gradually modified both externally and internally. The fact is that the organizers of the Grand Prix Formula 1 from time to time change the requirements for the design of cars. Continue reading

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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Why this year you need to visit the “24 Hours of Le Mans”
The 24 Hours of Le Mans is a key element in the endurance racing calendar and one of the cult events in the world of sports. Motorsport Live explains why…

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The story of the appearance of racing cars "Silver Arrows"
The situation was desperate. Before the start of the international race, “Eiffelrennen” remained quite a bit when the Rennlighter (manager, as we would say now) of the Mercedes-Benz team Alfred…

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The most dangerous racing cars
When it comes to sports, it is important to adhere to the rules to ensure equal conditions for all. But this is rarely possible in motor sports. Teams are competing,…

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