I recently had the opportunity to do a little off road racing just outside of Las Vegas in a single seat dune buggy; a vehicle with large wheels and wide tires designed to maneuver on sand. Dune buggies are typically designed as an open chassis (that’s the frame of the vehicle where the wheels mount to) with a full protective roll cage surrounding the driver. Just like a regular vehicle, there is… Read More

It is fantastic to see such a young star on the racing scene with over a decade of experience. Simona de Silvestro is a young Swiss race car driver currently competing for KV Racing Technology in the IZOD IndyCar Series. For the 2013 season she will race alongside veteran driver Tony Kanaan as a two-car team. It was her interest in the strategy and techniques of racing along with the mechanics of… Read More

If Race Engineer Leena Gade knows anything, it’s the power of persistence. Early in her career she tried request after request to gain work experience with various Formula One teams. And today that persistence has paid off. In 2011 she became the first female race engineer to win the Le Mans 24 hours, the pinnacle of endurance motor sport racing. She is one of the most senior females in motor sports. And as… Read More