Posts made in March, 2013

Speed Demon

»Posted by on Mar 8, 2013 in Current projects and Tech Notes | Comments Off

Speed Demon

Think Fast – The Racer’s Why-To Guide to Winning has been selected as one of Popular Mechanics “10 Racing Books to Channel Your Inner Speed Demon”! Here is what Phil Berg of¬†Popular Mechanics has to say about Think Fast: If you could tap the mind of a racer and engineer, you’d have a shortcut to learning all the different disciplines required to put together a well-rounded team from one point of view. Author Neil Roberts was an SCCA formula car road racer and an engineer for the Swift Indy car company. In addition to these accomplishments, in Think Fast Roberts translates engineer-speak to language the rest of us can relate to and apply to more of life’s tasks than just racing a car. Mega thanks to Popular Mechanics for...

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Not Fade Away

»Posted by on Mar 6, 2013 in Current projects and Tech Notes | 2 comments

Not Fade Away

The March 2013 issue of NASA‘s Speed News e-zine features my article titled “Not Fade Away” as the cover subject for the issue. Many thanks to NASA and the Speed News staff for this honor. This article describes how and why air cooling of race car brakes makes a car with marginal brake cooling faster, safer, and less expensive to operate. It also describes how to add a brake cooling system to your racer. Click this link to read the issue, and stay tuned for more of my¬†articles in future issues. I am honored and humbled by the opportunity to contribute to Speed News, and I look forward to each new...

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