RACE TECH was created in 1995 to monitor technology, investigate technical solutions and explain engineering applications when they appeared on a racing car.
GBP 5.95 — Released 1 September 2015
ON THE COVER "In 50 years we'll look back and laugh" - William Kimberley talks to Andy Cowell, managing director of Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains. FERRARI'S FALL AND RISE Craig Scarborough pieces together the inside story of Ferrari's remarkable resurgence - with a package inspired by the men it fired! THE ENGINE THAT SAFEGUARDS THE FUTURE OF RALLYCROSS New teams, tracks and TV deals have catapulted rallycross into the limelight. But, behind the scenes, safeguarding a continued supply of 2-litre engine blocks against a backdrop of industry downsizing was a real concern. Chris Pickering reports. FORMULA STUDENT DEBRIEF This year's breakthrough by the engineering stars of the future. INDUSTRY NEWS 'Scary' RACE HEAPS AERO PRESSURE ON iNDYcAR; NASCAR's search for new aero package extended; Citroen to choose WTCC or WRC; VW joins TCR ranks; world rallying given dramatic boost; first glimpse of V8 supercar future. COMMENT As the quest continues for the acceptable face of motorsport, Chris Ellis believes Formula E or a hydrogen successor could take the heat of F1 Last Lap with Sergio Rinland; the engineer whose career spans legendary outfits like Williams, Brabham, Benetton and All American Racers, says F1 needs a change of direction. FORMULA 1 'One-year wonder' myth is busted: Soheila Kimberley catches up with Pat Symonds, cheif technical officer at Williams F1. FACE TO FACE The mere mention of his name might conjure memories of a golden era but Adrian Reynard is looking very much to the future. William Kimberley meets him. TOURING CARS The biggest thing in touring cars in 25 years? Andrew Charman finds out if the TCR formula is living up to its billing. SPECIAL REPORTS: FUELS & LUBES "It does what it says on the tin" is not something top motorsport teams accept without question when it comes to fuels and lubricants, as William Kimberley discovers when he talks to some of the sector's movers and shakers. SENSOR NEWS Latest development in the sensor market