One of the most exciting races of the year will be taking place this weekend, the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans at the Circuit de la Sarthe near the French town of Le Mans. While the race is typically dominated by the high-tech and super expensive prototype race cars of major automakers like Audi and Peugeot, the event also features a number of interesting machines from much smaller teams. One such example is the latest LMP1 Hybrid race cars from Switzerland’s Hope Racing. The cars have already seen duty in this year’s international Le Mans series but now they’re getting ready...
Volvo Testing Flywheel KERS, Claims 20 Percent Fuel Consumption Drop
We’ve seen it in Formula 1 over the years, and Porsche has relatively successfully implanted one in its 911 GT3 R Hybrid race cars, but now Volvo is testing one with an aim to bring it to the world of production cars. We’re of course talking about a Kinetic Energy Recovery System...Viknesh Vijayenthiran