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Why DPi isn't all about Penske versus Joest Plus

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 Plus

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 Plus

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 Plus

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 Plus

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 Plus

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 Plus

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 Plus

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 Plus

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 Plus

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 Plus

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 Plus

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 Plus

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 Plus

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 Plus

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 Plus

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? Plus

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 Plus

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