University of Michigan's Quantum Solar Racer Laps Michigan

University of Michigan's Quantum Solar Racer Laps Michigan

The World Solar Challenge race is a little over three months away, so if you’re the team from the University of Michigan, how do you prepare? You could spend late nights in the wind tunnel, optimizing airflow and further reducing drag. You could run tests on all the solar panels to ensure... read more

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Nissan Leaf Nismo RC Concept

A Formula 1 Nissan Leaf Electric Car? Well, Not Quite: Rumor

A little over two months ago Nissan made the announcement that its upmarket Infiniti division would become the title automotive sponsor of the championship-leading Formula 1... read more May 25, 2011 by 1

Nissan Leaf Nismo RC electric race car shakedown testing

Nissan Shares Nismo RC Electric Race Car Shakedown, Future Vision (Video)

It may have been bathed in lights better suited to the local nightclub, but when we set our eyes on the Nissan Leaf Nismo RC at the New York Auto Show back in April we were... read more May 17, 2011 by 0

Fernando Alonso tests the 2010 Ferrari F1 car at Fiorano

EV-GP? Electric Racing Series Could Lead To EV Formula 1

The fans might take some convincing on this one... President of the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) and former Scuderia Ferrari Formula 1... read more April 6, 2011 by 3


MINI Launches the MINI Motorsports Fan Page on Facebook

Earlier this week MINI announced via their Facebook fan page their newest addition to the social media community—MINI Motorsports. The point of the fan page is to... read more February 23, 2011 by 0

Volkswagen Scirocco GT24 CNG

Volkswagen: Natural Gas Is Just As Good For Racing As Diesel

A couple of months ago, we told you about Volkswagen's 2010 Jetta TDI Cup Street Edition, a specially trimmed version of its clean-diesel Jetta sedan that commemorates the... read more April 29, 2010 by 0

G-OIL Green Earth Technologies LMPC race car

Green Earth's Biodegradable Oil Wins Long Beach Grand Prix

Biodegradable oil? For race cars? Huh? As oddball as it may sound, there's now "green" oil, and it's being promoted as not only better for the earth, but better for racing... read more April 21, 2010 by 1



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