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Book Review: The Race Car Chassis

Aspiring designers will find Forbes Aird’s book on chassis design to be a good introduction to the fundamental purposes, structures and materials of race car (or road car) chassis. What the book might lack in formulas and design calculations, it…
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Book Review: Competition Car Suspension

Competition Car Suspension is a practical look at suspension history, types, theory and design. It provides enough discussion of each of these areas to leave the reader with a comprehensive view of the types, components and characteristics of suspensions. Read…
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Book Review: Race And Rally Car Source Book

The Race and Rally Car Source Book provides useful tips and advice for race car designers, especially those designing small scratch-built spaceframe cars. It offers one of the most unique collections of information available. Written by Allan Staniforth, the book…
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Book Review: Chassis Engineering

Chassis Engineering teaches the fundamentals of how race cars handle and the key considerations of their design and construction. It offers a great foundation for anyone getting started in race car design because it gives a big picture view of…
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New Race Car Type: Cyclekart

There is no other race car type that we’ve seen in a long time that piques the imagination more or fits the budget better than the Cyclekart.   Originally designed and built by Michael and Peter Stevenson around the early…
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