RACECAR ENGINEERING August issue – on sale today!
12 Jul 2012
Audi made history in 2012 when the German manufacturer won the 80th Le Mans 24 hours, recording the first victory for a diesel hybrid car. In this edition of Racecar Engineering, we look at how Audi’s R18 hybrid performance against the non-hybrid version of the same car.
Racecar Engineering study the regulations that Le Mans will use in 2014, looking at how they have evolved over the past few months, and Peter Wright examines the evolution of the DeltaWing, culminating in an analysis of its race debut.
They take another look at Japanese motor sport, and feature Subaru’s BRZ car that the manufacturer has developed to contest the GT300 category.
They also publish a warning from Dome’s Minoru Hayashi that Japanese motor sport has concentrated too much on driver development, and examine his solution to the problem.
Plus all the usual insight, analysis, comment and debate from our panel of experts
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