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Scuderia Ferrari Celebrate 92 Years of Success in 2021
Monza - Scuderia Ferrari - Michael Schumacher. The perfect recipe to create history. Today, Scuderia Ferrari is synonymous with Formula One. Every new kid on the block, even without prior knowledge in motorsports knows that if there is a Formula One season, Ferrari is going to be on the grid no matter what. Scuderia Ferrari was founded in 1929 and its partnership with Alfa Romeo saw a quickly gaining popularity among motorsport enthusiasts. However, the partnership did not last long and Ferrari
History of the Italian Automotive Industry
When you think about Italy, the first thing that pops up in our minds are the beautiful Italian supercars, namely from brands like Ferrari, Lamborghini, Alfa Romeo, etc. However, these big leagues players did not give birth to the automobile legacy in Italy. It was a relatively basic brand called Fiat that spurred the growth of the automobile sector in Italy. Fiat’s role in the growth of the automobile industry was so important that the growth of the industry was almost directly proportional t
The German Motorsports Industry
Germany, a country that has been a pioneer in the automotive industry. It gave us legendary manufacturers like Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen and others are bound to have a strong history and background in motorsports.  It is the country which has given us the likes of Sebastien Vettel, Wolfgang von Trips and of course, Michael Schumacher. It is also home to 2 of the most famous racetracks in the world, Hockenheimring and the legendary Nürburgring. The German Karting Championship In the world of
AIOUS Formula Student: Asia's First All-Women Formula Student Team
As we know, India has a huge population and most of us worship cricket, more importantly, the men’s national cricket team. Every kid from a young age knows who Virat Kohli is or Mahendra Singh Dhoni is, but only a select few know about the achievements of the women’s national cricket team or who their star players are. The same goes for the motorsport industry in our country. Motorsports is relatively new in our country and is by far a male-dominated sport. India has a very potent talent pool of
Audi Quattro - 4WD Maestros
A person who knows about Audi definitely knows about Quattro. Such is the legacy behind the term Quattro. Quattro basically means four in Italian, but to a car enthusiast, when he hears the term Quattro, his mind shifts to a rally track where a four-ringed behemoth is sideways entering a turn at full speed and is the undoubted winner of that race. The original Quattro or also knows as, Ur-Quattro, was first launched in 1980. Although the idea of a high-performance four-wheel-drive car was propo
Nurburgring - 'The Green Hell'
Why do all motorheads love Germany? Well, there are many reasons like the Autobahn, the birthplace of the major automobile companies, etc. But, there is one more reason why we love Germany and it is the Nürburgring. The Nürburgring Grand Prix racetrack was built in 1984, but the Nürburgring racetrack was first built in 1927, almost 100 years back! The first layout was designed by Hans Weidenbrück, using the rolling hillsides and plateaus around the Schloß Nürburg to create a massive circuit. The
Team Kshatriya Explores Four-Wheel Drive (4WD)
College racing competitions are a very important aspect of learning for the undergraduate engineering students as it provides a platform to put theoretical knowledge to a test in the real world. Mahindra BAJA SAE is one of the few platforms where students come around with their builds and test in the competition. The event is organized globally by the Society of Automotive Engineers, USA. The event originated in the name of Mini - BAJA, in the year 1976 at the University of Carolina. Since then,
IIT Bombay Racing Gears Up For Online Events
IIT Bombay has been the pinnacle of technical education in India for ages now. But, the students at IIT Bombay have the passion to go further and have also made their mark in the Indian Motorsport scenario as the best electric Formula Student team. The team was founded in 2007 and took part in its first race in 2008 at Formula Student Michigan. The crew raced with IC engines for a short while and shifted to electric motors in 2012 and also were the first college racing team in India to do so. II
An Insight Into How Pravega Racing Has Been Shaped By Formula Student
Exams, tests are a part and parcel of every student’s journey. The world we live in today is a highly competitive one with a huge number of students vying to outscore each other and give their best performance. For a student learning a subject in theory and applying it into practice is always a different experience. It is every aspiring engineer’s dream to one day be a part of a race team and work on building a race car. Now imagine working as part of a race team designing, developing and buildi
The Sochi Autodrom
Sochi Autodrom, previously known as the Sochi International Street Circuit delivered Russia’s first-ever F1 race on the 12th of October 2014. The Russian circuit has been designed by Tilke Gmbh & Co., the head of which, Hermann Tilke, is the creator of most of the modern Formula 1 tracks. The circuit is the 4th longest in the F1 calendar, coming behind Belgium’s Spa, Britain’s Silverstone and Azerbaijan’s Baku City Circuit. Integrated into the Olympic Park that was built for the 2014 Winter Olym
The X1 Racing League Is Here To Revive Indian Motorsport
Motorsport has historically been a very exciting, fascinating experience for fans and spectators across the world. Just like any other sport, motorsport too has an emotional connect with its fans. A strong grassroots foundation is the stepping stone for sporting success in any country.  Competitions such as F1, WRC, NASCAR etc. are the pinnacle of global motorsport and have played a very important role in making the foundation of motorsport strong, while also setting young aspiring drivers a b
Meet Pravega Racing - One Of India's Best Formula Student Teams
India has at its disposal a very large, capable talent pool of young engineers who are currently pursuing their studies in one of India’s many eminent engineering colleges…while at the same time chasing their passion. Many students in engineering colleges across the world take part in race competitions which challenge aspiring engineers to test their theoretical knowledge and put it to practical use by designing, building, testing and finally racing a formula car! The Vellore Institute of Tech
IIT Bombay Racing - Pioneering India's Electric College Racing Circuit
Nestled in the heart of Mumbai is Powai, a buzzing neighborhood of high-rise buildings, corporate hubs and the prestigious IIT Bombay. IIT Bombay is a name synonymous with a lot of people not only in India but globally too. This prestigious institute has been at the forefront of engineering, science in India and is the most esteemed destination for any aspiring student who wants to venture into the world of engineering. IIT Bombay is a place reserved for the best of the best! It’s not surprisi