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Formula One Promotes Greener Technology

by on Jul.19, 2012, under Formula1, Green Cars

It has been announced during the Formula One Press Conference that there are new rules and guidelines that will be implemented which the governing body confirmed. The top class single-seater automobile racing will go green on the following year. This is with accordance to the stakeholder’s conformity to use a brand new variety of vehicles for the grand prix, which will be held in 2013. Their vision is to convert the racecars into environmentally friendly engines. They believe that it has a lesser harmful impact on the atmosphere than conventional vehicles. A green car also uses a fewer amount of fuel than the current conventional automobiles or consumes renewable power supply to stimulate its engine.  Revolutionizing technology. Formula One called it the “Green” car grand prix promotion where it is supposed to be a reflection towards the movement of the car fuel competency and to let the world be more familiar with it. Therefore, it will increase the supply and demand of these kinds of vehicles for the upcoming years and for the future generation. At this time, the Formula One race automobiles were required to use the engines with 2.4-liters-V8s, which will happen to be a history in no time. The latest style of green cars will be using turbo engines that will have control over fuel, and the supposed power recovery systems.

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Ford Focus 1.0: A Magnificent Piece of Green.2

by on Jun.19, 2012, under Formula1, Fun, Green Cars

Real-Time Fuel Efficient
Ford clears some misconceptions about the “fuel efficiency” feature of green cars. Most green car enthusiasts are puzzled when they are presented with facts about the fuel consumption of both green and hybrid cars. Actually, the efficiency will only be maximized based on the driver’s usage and driving mechanism. Ford assures all its clients that their new Ford Focus 1.0 will give nothing but real-time results regarding its fuel efficiency.

The Dawn of the New Era

As the Ford released the smallest engine in green cars, it already claimed numerous positive results and expected buyers. Is it the start of a new generation where the smallest engine is the coolest? We will all know in few years. But one thing is certain, green cars cannot be stopped from its rampaging pace.

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Ford Focus 1.0: A Magnificent Piece of Green

by on Jun.19, 2012, under Formula1, Fun, Green Cars

Recently, the Ford Company has taken another notch in the green car industry; a revolutionary modification that nobody in the market can match. Surely, this will leave a mark in the global green car industry. The evolution of engine downsizing is led by Ford for many years now, and today, one of their Ford Focus possesses the smallest engine among all their green car versions. Many critics had already reviewed it as “remarkable” as well as “breaking limits” in terms of engine size. Ford had done it again, by producing the tiny 1 liter engine. From the combination of new technology and innovative ideas about lowering the fuel consumption as well as the emission of carbon dioxide, this Ford Focus is now at the front of the march. This car is literally a life-changing one and acts as a reminder that there are no impossible things when it comes to preserving our planet.

Powerful yet Economical

In its basic sense, smaller engine requires less fuel. The Ford Focus 1.0 helps it driver to be more economical on his/her daily driving.  From the Ford’s previous 1.6 liters engine, this new 1-litre one is really ground breaking. If you are thinking that this small engine can’t do much or can’t produce enough power to fill your daily driving needs, you will be surprised to know that Ford Focus 1.0’s engine literally maximizes its power while maintaining its non-reduced fuel consumption like the 1.6-litre non-turbo engine. Also, if you are thinking that it is one of those green cars that only promise to be fuel efficient but in reality they’re not, Ford Focus 1.0 is a real deal. As a matter of fact, it can literally prove to you once you try them by yourself. Formula One News.

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Formula One World Champions Red Bull’s Alleged Illegal Holes.2

by on Jun.15, 2012, under Car Accessories, Formula1

Red Bull’s rivals started to show their protest against their floors, which on their side and opinion had a fully enclosed hole, which is seen as illegal. These alleged holes can be seen on the outer boundary of the step plane in the floor. In the end of the Monaco Grand Prix, there was no protest that is officially filed and Mark Webber grabbed his first win. FIA was aware of the whole situation and decided to act before the opening of Canada Grand Prix.

After a series of negotiations to defend their own sides, Red Bull remains to be firm that their floor is legal and they do not violate any official rules. This signifies that from the Monaco Grand Prix until today, their cars are following the Formula Standard, no more, no less.

The clarification of rules made by the FIA seems to pursue Red Bull to modify their floors. As for the Red Bull, they officially said to the public that they would change their floors anyway before the Montreal race, so the alleged illegal hole is not a big deal. This means that they do not need the aforesaid modifications on the next Canada Grand Prix.

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Formula One World Champions Red Bull’s Alleged Illegal Holes

by on Jun.13, 2012, under Formula1, Fun

After the sport’s governing body, which is the International Automobile Federation or the FIA, issued an official clarification about the rules, the Formula One champions Red Bull ought to modify their car’s floor before the opening of the Canadian Grand Prix.  A spokesman from the FIA has told Charlie Whiting, the race director and also the technical head, to send directives to all participating teams following allegations, which state that Red Bull floor, possess an illegal hole. To clear the air before the actual Canadian Grand Prix, the teams involved, particularly the Red Bull has released their own statements. Formula One regulators.
This allegation creates further arguments even with technical experts about the Formula One standards. These experts are arguing about the difference of a “hole” to a “slot”, and “fully enclosed holes” as well as “what really constitute a hole”. These holes can yield such aerodynamic benefits which “whiting set out” the allowable.
This controversy started hours before the Monaco Grand Prix last month, where Australian Mark Webber started on pole position carrying the Red Bull name. They cleared the issue by stating that it is just a misunderstanding, and Red Bull wanted to make their position or side clear. From that incident, they had numerous discussions about it.  Formula One regulators.

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Formula One Driving Facts.2

by on Jun.11, 2012, under Car Accessories, Formula1

In case you are not aware, you cannot increase the maximum limit of KERS, which is 60 Kw. What does this mean? Obviously, when it is said that you should not go beyond the limit of 60 Kw, you are obliged not to go beyond the given parameter required by the proponents and authorities of Formula One Racing.

When it comes to the materials that are being used for the race, the authorities of the racing event have also made it possible to check them out. As a matter of fact, each of the materials that have been checked by Formula One was subjected for evaluation conducted by the Formula One regulators.

When it comes to some types of significant cases like cylinder heads, the use of aluminum alloys is the basic requirement, which are imposed and allowed by the Formula One. This simply means that crankcases and pistons can also come up with aluminum alloy composition.

Finally, when the car comes with rods that are connected to other components, Formula One allows the drivers of these cars to use car rods that are made from iron alloys.

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Formula One Driving Facts.1

by on Jun.11, 2012, under Formula1, Fun, Uncategorized

Certain limitations have surpassed different engine policies and regulations to enhance practicality in the car race. Because of this, one should thoroughly understand the importance of the implementation of engine specs specifically intended for Formula One Car Race. The following are the regulations, which are meant to be followed and observed during the race.
Formula One’s engine dimensions come with certain limitations in terms of their measurements. It is so ordered that the central gravity of the motor should be something like 165 mm from the reference plane’s point. On the other hand, the crankshaft of the vehicle should not exude the limit, which is 58 mm.

The diameter limit of the cylinder bore should not exceed 98 mm, which also exude a separation length in between the vehicle’s cylinders measuring about 106.5 mm apart. The variance should be something like 0.2 mm, which is specifically regulated for the vehicle’s dimensions.
All of the speculations for these types of vehicles should have the KERS or the horsepower type of the valve. For everyone’s information, only engines that can contain 2.4 liters of fuel are allowed to participate in the Formula One Race. Along with this characteristic of the engine, the car should also exude a ninety-degree and eight-valve patterns so as to get the permission to join in the race.

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F1 Driving Facts

by on May.07, 2012, under Formula1, Fun

However, the limitations have surpass various regulations and engine policies but to be practical in the race,  one should implement the importance of engine specs for Formula One Race and these are the general rules:
Dimensions of Formula One engine are limited to certain measurements. However, the motor’s central gravity should be at least 165mm from the point of reference plane. The crankshaft, on the other hand, measures not more than the limit of 58mm. Cylinder bore diameter limits should not be greater than 98mm with a separation length between cylinders at 106.5mm apart while variance of 0.2mm is regulated for the dimensions.
The bread and butter of all engine speculations foresee the valve’s horsepower type and KERS. Only 2.4-liter engines with arrangement of 90-degree 8-valve patterns are used for the race. KERS can be generated at a maximum limit of 60kW, which means activation of acceleration power can be reached not greater than the stated parameter.
Even the materials used in Formula One are evaluated by F1 regulators. Aluminum alloys are ideally the material selection for cylinder heads and significant cases. Nonetheless, pistons and engine crankcases can also be made from aluminum alloys. For rods that connect to another components, drivers can make use of iron alloys.

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How Formula One Speculation is Selected for the Prestigious Competition

by on May.07, 2012, under Formula1, Fun, Uncategorized

How Formula One speculation is selected for the prestigious competition. When we deal with drag racing, we could not compel with the award of receiving a trophy and the race of the title shot that not everyone can claim it. Delivered for the benefit of racing and showcasing the best among the rest, Formula One stands out as a rage and fulfillment for car enthusiasts who are into steering the wheels of mechanical engineering.
Tracking back the decades when Formula One Sprint Cup race laid a tremendous concern to racing, audiences applaud only for the purpose of speed and recognizing the winner of the circuit. Until years have reached the era of modern and advance technological systems, rules, policies and other legal aspects of automobile specify the importance of racing. Furthermore, racing did not simply innovate the framework of vehicles but in a broad perspective, racing became a matter for the love of art and a twist of science.
Formula One covers the entire business to auto race marketing but do you wonder how vehicles are selected prior to the biggest circuit event? It is really a crucial selection for each driver to orient and familiarize with the general components of a motor specification.

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Gordon Murray for Car Fun

by on May.04, 2012, under Formula1, Fun

Gordon Murray is considered as one of the most popular icons in the Formula 1’s racing history. He won 5 times in the Formula 1 championships, and was also became known in the world of car racing for being a designer of cars.  He has also made it possible into making environmental friendly green cars and was able to brought highlights to the T27 after he successfully designed the T265 green car model.

Gordon has also become the head designer for the McLarens F1, the one who has created the T25 green car, which was powered by gas and was able to achieve nearly 100 mpg in the future rally, which was called Brighton to London. Meanwhile, the T27 green car comes with a new feature such as electric motor and it is completely green in terms of its looks.

For everyone to know, Formula 1 will never be the same again because this popular car racing event will take its toll to be all green in the coming years particularly next year. This event is based on the agreement of the stakeholders, ruling the use of a new type of engine for the grand prix event, which has been set for the year 2013. It is more likely that the usual Formula One car racing event will be transformed into an environmental friendly and next generation car racing in the days ahead. 

According to Formula One green press announcements, the car racing event will come up with a new set of rules imposed by the FIA and was already confirmed by the car racing’s governing body. Meanwhile, Mercedes Benz and Ferrari were hesitant of the move simply because they believe that this would mean additional cost for their cars and this is considered an unnecessary expense on their part.

The set of new rules has already been announced and was already agreed by the event’s committee. Although the declaration has already been foretold, the spokesperson of Ferrari has said that if the declaration has not been declared by the event’s world council, people behind Ferrari would definitely be surprised.

This particular kind of development is definitely adding more cost grounds and Gordon has some more new concerns about this plan. He mentioned that if there will be some agreements to do, all of the involved entities in the car racing event will have to talk and work together accordingly.

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