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Nissan's Bonkers Le Mans Prototype Isn't Dead, Is Working To Get Faster

Rumors of the Nissan LMP1 program’s possible demise may have been a tad overblown. Not only was the GT-R LM Nismo out running laps at Circuit of the Americas, but they were testing out some interesting aerodynamic upgrades and meaty brake cooling ducts. Here’s a gallery for your up-close viewing pleasure, plus what… » 7/29/15 1:26pm Wednesday 1:26pm

America's New Carrier Launch System May Suck But Damn Does It Look Fun

The United States Navy’s been having a lot of problems getting its electromagnetic catapult system, known as EMALS, to work reliably on its new aircraft carriers. But just because things aren’t reliable from the get-go doesn’t mean their testing doesn’t look neat as hell. » 6/19/15 4:24pm 6/19/15 4:24pm

The Massive Proving Ground Where Extraordinary New Trains Are Tested

General Electric’s development team just completed a year of field-testing for the new Evolution Series Tier 4 locomotive. Some of the tests took place at the Federal Railroad Administration’s high-altitude testing circuit near Pueblo, Colorado at an elevation of 5,000 feet. These photographs capture the train’s… » 4/17/15 10:47am 4/17/15 10:47am

Kyvat Took This Wing For Mother Russia; Red Bull Didn't Bring A Spare

AAAAAAHHH MOTHERLANDDD! I, Daniil Kyvat, wrestle Formula One cars as if they were a bear! Oh, hey, that's a wall. Uh. Uh. We brought a spare, right? NYET? Turns out, Red Bull's mad dash to get the car ready for testing at Jerez meant that they only had one front wing on hand. Oops! » 2/03/15 6:25pm 2/03/15 6:25pm

Formula 1:Day Four testing Bahrain

Good morning once again ladies and gentlemen. Today ends the first testing session in Bahrain. After this the teams have a quick couple day break to go over all the data and information they have collected thus far and try and apply that new knowledge to either fixing the car, per RedBull and all of the Renault's, or… » 2/22/14 10:26am 2/22/14 10:26am

Technically Formula 1 - Jerez Testing Day 4

Technical innovation is what makes Formula 1 so different from any other form of racing. The on track action is as much played out by the engineers and aerodynamicists as it is the drivers. We are here to admire, study, and discuss this beauty that exists on the ragged edge of what we think is possible, or at least… » 2/01/14 4:17pm 2/01/14 4:17pm