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[21 Jun 2013 | One Comment | 45,252 views]
Evolution of the Steering Wheel

For a long time, the steering wheel was a humble piece of equipment which did exactly what it says on the tin – it’s a wheel and it controls the steering. However, as the video below from Sauber shows, in the last twenty years it has evolved into a €30,000, multifunctional interface controlling far more than simply the direction the car points.

Safety, Video »

[19 Mar 2013 | No Comment | 2,071 views]
Hamilton versus Rosberg and Seatbelts

In the first of a series of Grand Prix Insights, Mercedes AMG engineer Aldo Costa demonstrates seatbelt technology. Meanwhile, Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg go head-to-head in a friendly competition to settle the question: “who really is faster?” although a stewards inquiry may be in order.

Headline, New Circuit, US GP »

[20 Oct 2012 | No Comment | 2,647 views]
A Lap of the Circuit of the Americas

Pirelli say they are as ready as possible for the Circuit of the America’s inaugural grand prix in Austin. With two of Pirelli’s engineers having inspected the circuit over the summer, looking at the track surface and layout in detail with sophisticated laser measuring equipment they are confident with their tyre allocation. And now Formula One’s tyre provider has released their simulation of a lap of the sport’s newest stop on the calendar ahead of next month’s race.

Technical, Video »

[27 Jul 2012 | No Comment | 3,099 views]
Tyre Behaviour

The behaviour of the tyres is influenced by a variety of parameters, which affect their performance and degradation. The car set-up, the aerodynamic balance, grip levels and driving style are all key factors that have an important effect on the tyres.

Interviews »

[5 Jul 2012 | No Comment | 1,879 views]
A Weekend with the Photographers

Ever wondered what life is like for a Formula One photographer. Well LAT Photographic have a new YouTube channel and have kicked it off with some behind-the-scenes shots of their weekend in Valencia covering the European Grand Prix weekend. 39013 pictures were taken by their team of photographers – some 1.3 terabytes of data – including inside their “luxurious” accommodation.

Technical, Video »

[25 May 2012 | No Comment | 3,909 views]
Aerodynamics and Tyres

Aerodynamics play a crucial role in the development of modern Formula One cars and the tyres form about 25-30% of the whole picture. For this reason, Pirelli gives all the teams replica tyres to use in their wind tunnels and for development…