Why F1 is heading for a 'thumbs down' with its 2021 changes

Formula 1’s end-of-October due date for agreeing its new rules for 2021 is drawing ever closer, and the problems that have delayed the key decisions until now remain. Edd Straw talks to ex-F1 designer and Autosport technical consultant Gary Anderson about the direction the plans are heading in, and Gary outlines why he expects the […]

'Ferrari has turned itself into a shambles' – Gary Anderson

Former Jordan, Stewart and Jaguar F1 technical director Gary Anderson offers his thoughts on Ferrari’s troubled 2019 season so far, in a discussion with Edd Straw. They tackle subjects including why Ferrari’s testing pace didn’t translate into race weekends, the fundamental car design issues it seems to have got wrong, and how it could be […]

How does a wind tunnel work? Lola Technical Analysis

Lola, a legendary name in international motorsport, is selling its wind tunnel. Its 50%-scale moving ground plane wind tunnel has been renowned in the industry as a technical jewel, delivering results with outstanding correlation to on-track aerodynamic performance. Autosport’s Gary Anderson spent some time with aerodynamic consultant Chris Saunders and motorsport consultant Mark Williams, to […]

Why windtunnels are important

Gary Anderson, Autosport’s Technical Consultant and Chris Saunders from Lola chat about why windtunnels are critical to modern day design process and the different applications of a wind tunnel. Lola’s windtunnel has been instrumental in the aerodynamic performance of several successful racing cars and much more over the years. Chris Saunders guides us through the […]

5 steps to a successful wind tunnel programme

Gary Anderson is back with our final instalment of our wind tunnel series with Lola, and is joined by Mark Williams and Chris Saunders to discuss the key points you must think about when going about development of aero parts and windtunnel programs.