Racer Magazine http://www.racer.com/more/racer-magazine Sat, 13 Feb 2016 07:22:25 -0800 en-gb Champions of 2015 celebrated in Winter Issue of RACER http://www.racer.com/more/racer-magazine/item/124438-champions-of-2015-celebrated-in-winter-issue-of-racer http://www.racer.com/more/racer-magazine/item/124438-champions-of-2015-celebrated-in-winter-issue-of-racer Champions of 2015 celebrated in Winter Issue of RACER

How do you analyze something as instinctive and ethereal as the ability to drive a racecar faster than anybody else? Sure, you can break down certain techniques or traits, but that doesn’t entirely e...

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Current Issue Thu, 10 Dec 2015 17:26:54 -0800
Technical advances and the challenges they create drive The Technology Issue of RACER magazine http://www.racer.com/more/racer-magazine/item/123167-technical-advances-and-the-challenges-they-create-drive-the-technology-issue-of-racer-magazine http://www.racer.com/more/racer-magazine/item/123167-technical-advances-and-the-challenges-they-create-drive-the-technology-issue-of-racer-magazine Technical advances and the challenges they create drive The Technology Issue of RACER magazine

Be careful what you wish for... In theory, the hybrid power units introduced to Formula 1 in 2014 would be the catalyst for returning it to a position of technological relevance it hadn't enjoyed sin...

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Current Issue Fri, 30 Oct 2015 13:48:11 -0700
Tribute to Justin Wilson leads The Insider Issue of RACER http://www.racer.com/more/racer-magazine/item/121527-tribute-to-justin-wilson-leads-the-insider-issue-of-racer http://www.racer.com/more/racer-magazine/item/121527-tribute-to-justin-wilson-leads-the-insider-issue-of-racer Tribute to Justin Wilson leads The Insider Issue of RACER

Justin Wilson was one of those guys we had on speed dial for whenever RACER wanted an intelligent, considered and balanced opinion on the motorsport matters of the day, because he was extraordinary s...

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Current Issue Wed, 16 Sep 2015 15:30:15 -0700
More of the greatest racecars ever drive the August issue of RACER http://www.racer.com/more/racer-magazine/item/119742-more-of-the-greatest-racecars-ever-drive-the-august-issue-of-racer http://www.racer.com/more/racer-magazine/item/119742-more-of-the-greatest-racecars-ever-drive-the-august-issue-of-racer More of the greatest racecars ever drive the August issue of RACER

The KISS ethos – Keep It Simple, Stupid – is one that rarely creates great racecars. Generally, the machines that earned big numbers at the time, and still earn big plaudits decades later, are ones t...

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Current Issue Wed, 05 Aug 2015 15:48:00 -0700
Inside RACER's GT Issue II http://www.racer.com/more/racer-magazine/item/118509-racer-s-gt-issue-ii http://www.racer.com/more/racer-magazine/item/118509-racer-s-gt-issue-ii Inside RACER

The day after the 83rd running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans was the last day before our July issue went to press, and we were feeling pretty pleased with ourselves. Yet again the GT classes provided th...

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Current Issue Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:26:07 -0700
Great race teams past and present drive June issue of RACER magazine http://www.racer.com/more/racer-magazine/item/117075-great-race-teams-past-and-present-drive-june-issue-of-racer-magazine http://www.racer.com/more/racer-magazine/item/117075-great-race-teams-past-and-present-drive-june-issue-of-racer-magazine Great race teams past and present drive June issue of RACER magazine

Rose-tinted spectacles regularly emerge when racing folk get together to remember the good times, and sooner or later, the topic of driver versatility will come up. “Whatever happened to that breed o...

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Current Issue Fri, 22 May 2015 06:25:21 -0700
Racing heroes drive the 23rd Anniversary Issue of RACER magazine http://www.racer.com/more/racer-magazine/item/114874-racing-heroes-drive-the-23rd-anniversary-issue-of-racer-magazine http://www.racer.com/more/racer-magazine/item/114874-racing-heroes-drive-the-23rd-anniversary-issue-of-racer-magazine Racing heroes drive the 23rd Anniversary Issue of RACER magazine

There was one moment on his first visit to the Racing Capital of the World – a fact-finding mission in October 1962 — when Jimmy Clark's pride got the better of him. He was not impressed at having to...

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Current Issue Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:26:38 -0700
What's ahead for 2015 drives the Season Preview Issue of RACER http://www.racer.com/more/racer-magazine/item/114196-what-s-ahead-for-2015-drives-the-season-preview-issue-of-racer http://www.racer.com/more/racer-magazine/item/114196-what-s-ahead-for-2015-drives-the-season-preview-issue-of-racer What

It's just as well a picture paints a thousand words, because the Nissan LM GT-R NISMO rendered us speechless when we first saw under the skin. Designer Ben Bowlby has again ignored convention, but no...

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Current Issue Mon, 09 Mar 2015 13:36:43 -0700
RACER salutes the stars of 2014 in The Champions Issue http://www.racer.com/more/racer-magazine/item/111913-racer-salutes-the-stars-of-2014-in-the-champions-issue http://www.racer.com/more/racer-magazine/item/111913-racer-salutes-the-stars-of-2014-in-the-champions-issue RACER salutes the stars of 2014 in The Champions Issue

What a sense of relief. The Formula 1 World Championship was not decided by the double points available in the finale. Another sense of relief. This gimmick has now been dismissed to F1's Room of Lam...

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Current Issue Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:23:50 -0800
Racing technology drives the Fall issue of RACER magazine http://www.racer.com/more/racer-magazine/item/110334-racing-technology-drives-the-fall-issue-of-racer-magazine http://www.racer.com/more/racer-magazine/item/110334-racing-technology-drives-the-fall-issue-of-racer-magazine Racing technology drives the Fall issue of RACER magazine

It's a strange paradox that while no sport embraces technology quite like racing, it's treated as a dirty word by some motorsport fans who associate it with spoiling the action, making life too easy ...

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Current Issue Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:46:40 -0700