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Why suspension design risks aren't worth it Ex-Lola and McLaren Formula 1 engineer Mark Williams explains why conservative suspension geometry pays dividends in racing car design
Why Porsche’s black sheep was doomed to fail Green shoots of potential were visible when Porsche raced in Indycars 30 years ago. But politics and technical complexity proved its undoing
The rise of the BTCC's underdog manufacturer Power Maxed Racing is one of the smaller teams on the British Touring Car Championship grid, but it is a fully fledged manufacturer. That arrangement suits the squad well
Roborace's 'Season Alpha' plan revealed Lucas di Grassi outlines the masterplan for the autonomous racing series' first season, and explains why he thinks Roborace is not a threat to motorsport but motorsport's best hope for a strong future
The hidden tool that F1 engineers rely on Race traces are the little known tool that reveal all the strategic insights teams need to know during a grand prix. Ex-McLaren Formula 1 engineer Mark Williams explains all
When simulation virtually becomes reality How one company is further blurring the boundaries between simulation and real-life track testing with its cutting-edge technology
The story behind F1's invisible advantage Sandwell UK specialises in an engineering process few will have heard of, but it's one used by F1 teams up and down the grid. Its founder, Colin McGrory, has worked with Adrian Newey and Ross Brawn, and is keen to highlight the benefits of shot peening
Why Formula E must go radical with Gen3 Outgoing Formula E champion Lucas di Grassi believes a rethink is necessary to ensure the electric series' continued relevance
Why DPi isn't all about Penske versus Joest Two of the great names of US sportscar racing are back on the scene, lured by IMSA's highly successful DPi platform. But the technical challenge has changed dramatically in their time away and reputation alone won't cut it
Why F1 designers can't be brave Ex-McLaren Formula 1 engineer Mark Williams explains why the current racers tend to look so similar
Motorsport's hidden champion Austrian engineering giant AVL RACING has all the skills and clout to take on Formula 1 teams at their own game, so why does it prefer to remain in the shadows as a supplier?
The man behind Japan's only Le Mans winner Toyota could finally break its Le Mans jinx next week, but it will come 27 years too late to be the first Japanese winner if it does. Nigel Stroud, the man who penned the iconic Mazda 787B, discusses the history-making machine
Why Formula E is so hard The electric racing series has a justifiable claim to be the toughest out there for drivers and teams to master. Here are the secrets behind motorsport's everest
The holy grail alternatives to a cost cap A cost cap in the region of $150million could be part of Liberty's post-2020 vision for Formula 1, but such a move might prove difficult to police - so what are the alternatives?
The remains of a sportscar stalwart still going strong It might not have produced a new car for several years, but famous British firm Lola is still involved in motorsport and is looking to do even more
Remembering a racing pioneer and deal-maker We pay tribute to Richard Lloyd, who had a huge impact on motorsport prior to his premature death on this day in 2008
How to work with your engineer Ex-McLaren Formula 1 engineer Mark Williams explains what drivers should and should not do to help improve their car
F1's forgotten Ferrari-inspired revolutionary An unloved Formula 1 project caught the eye during a recent visit to Italian design specialist Pininfarina. Although it never raced, the Sigma was a glimpse into a better, safer future
F1's other key safety innovation flying under the radar The halo has been one of the major talking points of the off-season, but there's another new safety innovation on the scene that has escaped the negative publicity
The case for automated systems in racing Lucas di Grassi is best known for his on-track exploits, but the reigning Formula E champion and ex-Formula 1 driver has a keen engineering mind as well. In this first instalment of his new Autosport Engineering column, he outlines his idea to bring racing's primitive driver warning systems into the 21st century, and help buy back time that could be crucial in avoiding serious accidents
From CART/Super Touring to being an unsung F1 hero Meet Autosport Engineering's new resident columnist, whose diverse career as an engineer and designer spans almost 40 years
How F3 led a serious player down an unexpected path F3 paddock luminary Alan Docking might not have an active race operation these days, but he's still involved in motorsport through his fabrication business
The UK government command racing should care about The government has mandated that 2018 is the Year of Engineering, but will it fix Britain's well-publicised engineering-skills shortfall and what contribution can the motorsport industry make?
The technicians that make Formula E tick Timing and scoring is largely taken for granted until the moment it doesn't work. Al Kamel Systems are responsible for its smooth running at Formula E events, and far more besides...
Do you have the engineering X-factor? Promoted: A partnership between Renault and INFINITI is uncovering the best young engineering talent from around the world - and next year you too could win a work placement at the Renault F1 team
X-Factor for F1 engineers Promoted: The INFINITI Engineering Academy is giving more young hopefuls - including 2017 European regional winner Damien Turlay - the chance to exhibit their talents in the search for the next generation of engineers

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