Here's What Being Electrocuted By A Formula One Race Car KER System…

Remember when that mechanic for BMW Sauber's F1 team got electrocuted after he touched their KERS-equipped (Kinetic Energy Recovery System) Formula One car? Now we've got video. True, it wasn't enough to kill the poor guy, but still a pretty rough day if you're that mechanic, right? No, there weren't any giant… » 7/30/08 9:20am 7/30/08 9:20am

F1 Hybrid System Zaps BMW Mechanic

BMW Sauber Racing was out testing their kinetic energy recovery system (KERS), a hybrid setup mandated for the 2009 Formula One season, when a mechanic pushing the car got zapped. Thankfully, the guy wasn't seriously injured, but it seems all of the new-fangled gizmo-gadgetry associated with KERS has been acting up a… » 7/22/08 1:00pm 7/22/08 1:00pm

BMW Publishes Nürburgring Driving Guide

Maybe Tochio Suzuki doesn't need a guide to the Nürburgring to pilot a Nissan GT-R to a 7:29 lap around the Nordschleife, but we do. How convenient for us BMW decided to publish a handy-dandy corner-to-corner guide to the legendary track. Available as an inconvenient PDF file, the guide provides apexing tips,… » 5/01/08 3:20pm 5/01/08 3:20pm