Sunday, 3 July 2011

Goodwood Festival of Speed 2011 Notes

Aside from perusing beautiful cars old and new, the Festival of Speed provides insights into the world of motor racing. Here is what I gleaned from this year's visit.

Still Chewing pointed out that there is nothing new in F1, this 1900-type Lohner-Porsche has electric motors on it's front wheels.

I think I've found the design flaw that has led to Williams poor performance this year. As suspected the radical three-wheel concept was the wrong way to go.

Still, they feel they're on to a winner with next year's design:

As ever, Red Bull say "What regulations?"

Lotus unveilled a new driving strategy to keep themselves from earning any serious points this season:

I've found out how former F1 commentators earn a few meagre pennies to keep themselves afloat. Can you name either of the two below (add a comment to do so)?

Lastly, if anyone would like to show their appreciation of the site by way of a small token, I would like one of these please:

A Morgan Aero

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