Reliability can often be one of the big talking points in motorsport, with it even being a deciding factor in race wins and ultimately championship wins. Over recent years, F1 has seen a vast improvement in the reliability of its cars, with the top teams having any engineering failure greatly scrutinised. Emma Hunter is part […]Read More Emma Hunter: “The best days for reliability are when no one is talking about it!”
As a Mechanical Engineering graduate, Sabré Cook has a great knowledge of the detail and technology used in racing cars, however she is not only an engineer, but has a very successful racing career too. I spoke to her in October ahead of competing in the final of the Infiniti Engineering Academy, racing in the […]Read More Sabré Cook: “To be a great driver, it takes a lot more than being fast”
The USA is known for its proud motorsport heritage from NASCAR to Indycar. Despite F1 not being as popular in the country as it is in other areas of the world, the lure of European racing is still strong for young drivers hoping to make it to the highest level of motorsport they can. Although […]Read More W Series Qualifiers: Who are the Americans and Canadians hoping to make the grid?
IndyCar is one of the most famous motorsport series in the world, however it doesn’t stand alone when it comes the single seater racing in the US. Sabre Cook has been aiming to race in IndyCar for many years and this year has competed in the Cooper Tires USF2000 series which runs alongside IndyCar, as well […]Read More Sabre Cook: “I’m proud that I’m able to represent women in motorsport”
‘F1 in Schools’ is a global challenge for students aged 9 to 19. Teams of 3-6 people use CAD/CAM software to design, analyse, test and then race miniature F1 cars powered by compressed air. They must also raise their own funds with sponsorship to cover their research and travel with the potential to reach and […]Read More Team Origin: “It is such an incredible programme which has taught us many essential life skills that we would not have learned in any classroom”
IndyCar is one of the most famous racing series in the USA, with the championship having been held for over 100 years. Whilst attention on a race weekend is often on the teams and drivers, there is another group of people working there who are crucial to the race running at all. Firestone supply all […]Read More Cara Adams: “When I see the trust in the Firestone race tires that my team is responsible for, it’s overwhelming”
There are many roles in motorsport that are crucial to the running of a team, and not many more important than engineers and mechanics. Often working long into the night fixing, adjusting and improving the cars, these members of the team are invaluable, aiding the team’s success on a race weekend. As with many industries […]Read More Lisa Jonasson: “My choice to become a motorsport mechanic is one of the best and I really do love my job”