Wow! I’m sure almost all of you remember my sporadic posts about racing a few years ago (this if you’ve forgotten)
And from Cadwell Park again. They might be Mazdas, but they can still crash hard!
Just watch and be shocked...
Last weekend Wallace Menzies walked away with bruises and broken cheek bone from this big crash. It has called into question safety at the oldest permanent motorsport venue in the world.
Crystal Palace is an old motorsport venue that brought circuit racing to London. It's circuit days are long gone but is does still hold the occasional sprint. Back in it's heyday and commentated on by legendary Murray Walker, and looked back on a one of great British sporting moments, is this round of the British…
Awesome race. Shame that Hector Hurst had to brake check Clive at the end though - what a dickhead.
Pretty please can I get approval for comments on the FP?
This is how it was and should be. Rubbing wheels as you overtake down the straight, nice overtake, getting slip streamed passed and then a bit of contact and... Another view of the impact toward the end of the video.
Look for the massive smile from the engineer at 5:10
I've been reading up a lot on aerodynamics recently for a TBA project. Those little tabs you see on top of the Mitsubishi Evo? They are called vortex generators. To reduce drag it is necessary to keep the airflow stuck to the surface. The airflow doesn't like large changes in angles - i.e. flowing down the back of…
Skip to 5:45, probably best to not use your actual phone for lap times, eh?
Starts 25 seconds in.
These lovely videos are from Doune hill climb in the UK.
And a better one from Michael Epps' car.