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The Tragic Story of Rally’s Most Fearless Driver

The Tragic Story of Rally’s Most Fearless Driver

Colin McRae was a driver that was wired to compete at eleven tenths, willing to take risks that others weren’t, always getting the most out of every car he drove. But what made him a legend – wasn’t what he did, it was how he did it. Driving every...
How Fast Would an F1 Car Go at the Indy 500?

How Fast Would an F1 Car Go at the Indy 500?

The Indianapolis 500 is one of the most prestigious racing events in the world, where the cars reach over 230 miles per hour and race nose to tail for 200 laps. But what would happen if you put an F1 car on the grid? Would it be able to go quicker? We’ve done some...
The Incredible Evolution of F1 Onboard Cameras

The Incredible Evolution of F1 Onboard Cameras

Onboard cameras have given us the best view possible for some of the greatest moments in F1 History – Senna’s incredible pole lap at Monaco – Alonso driving around the outside of Schumacher and the ‘Is that Glock’ Moment. And we have seen these cameras...
How Formula 1 Cars Boil Rubber

How Formula 1 Cars Boil Rubber

F1 cars can literally boil the rubber in their tyres.  It’s called blistering, and what is interesting is that it tells a much bigger story about the pressures Pirelli are under to create tyres that aren’t as good as they could be.  Despite the extensive research and...
Assetto Corsa Competizione FFB Setup Guide

Assetto Corsa Competizione FFB Setup Guide

Intro  This article is Driver61’s recommended FFB setup guide in Assetto Corsa Competizione on both Console and PC. Whether you are a new player to the popular SIM franchise or an experienced racer, there are some great tips included within this article to help you...
The Amazing Engineering of an F1 Sim-Wheel

The Amazing Engineering of an F1 Sim-Wheel

Today we’re going to find out what’s inside this Thrustmaster Sim Wheel, and how it works to allow you to feel the car and be faster on track.  How can some code and an electronic wheel best replicate the feeling of a Formula 1 car?  As a racing driver, we use so many...
Is 10 000 hours of practice necessary? | Youth61

Is 10 000 hours of practice necessary? | Youth61

Does practice really make perfect? Everyone has heard the saying “practice makes perfect”. You were probably told this as a child and you may have said this to your own children. The so-called 10 000 hour rule led us to dream that if we just practice at something more...

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