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Fernando Alonso's 7 Tips for Young Drivers

Want to learn from a two-time Formula 1 world champion? Fernando Alonso is our latest driver instructor giving young…


Saving Fuel... And Still Going Fast

The ability to conserve fuel while still going fast is a big part of strategy that wins races. Learn in this tutorial…


Learning To Lead a Race

One of the toughest things for a young driver to learn is how to lead a race. Join top drivers including Simon…


Finding Tenths

The ability to find time can be the difference between starting on pole and in the mid-pack. Learn from top drivers…


Tuning Shocks/Dampers for Speed - Part Two: On-Track Testing

In this tutorial, head out on track with some of IndyCar's best drivers and engineers to understand the method of…


Tuning Shocks/Dampers for Speed - Part One: How They Work

In this tutorial, a stellar group of IndyCar drivers and engineers help you understand how a modern racing shock…


The MIA Race School of Engineering Conduct Course at Cranfield Simulation Facility

Cranfield hosted an interactive simulator test session for the MIA Race School of Engineering. The students were…


How to Drive the Limit

To be a genuinely fast driver, you must always be at the limit of grip when on track. Anything less than this will…


How to become a mechanic

“Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.” This is the motto to live…


Becoming an F1 Mechanic

People are always asking me how I got into Formula One in the first place and for any advice for them or their sons or…


Guide to Racing Tyres – Lateral Force

This is it! The first post on Racing Car Dynamics. There is just no better way to start a discussion on race car…


How to Plan a Practice Session to Win Races

If you are a motorsport fan, you probably have seen the practice sessions during a race weekend. They generally start…


Race Car Aerodynamics: How Air Improves Lap Times

Race cars in general have a peculiar shape that distinguishes it from any road car on the planet. This shape might be…


The Simple Secrets to Understanding How Data Acquisition Hardware Works

Now that you already know the fundamentals of motorsport data acquisition and why use it, let’s have a more…


How Fast are You? The Secrets of Speed Data Interpretation

 Now that you already know the fundamentals of data acquisition and the basics of data acquisition hardware, let’s…


From Lap Time Simulation to Driver-in-the-Loop: A Simple Introduction to Simulation in Racing

If you are a keen motorsport fan, or a Vehicle Dynamics enthusiast, you probably have heard of the use of…