The transparent factory of VW
This factory exists in Dresden (Germany) and the visitors can see all the steps of the building of their own car. Right before your eyes. YouTube link However, my own experience with other car factories is that -even if they are not completely different- this is really slow manufacturing.
One fast lap racing in a Lotus Elise
In automobile racing, if you start from the last position, it is difficult to come back to the 1st position. But if you have the same car as the other drivers, this is even worse. Dean Evans, in 1985 did much better than this in an Australian car race where all the competing cars were…
French drivers crash their WRC cars
I learned (in karting) that you should not break and that you must choose the best trajectory. These French and Italian drivers are decidedly learning. And they crash so many cars that they are helping reduce the impact of recession on car manufacturers. Be ready for more than 90 minutes of broken WRC cars, or…
Red cars, old cars
If you liked my photos about Le Mans, you’re just in time to jump to Michelle Roohani’s web site. Excellent blogger, graphist and photographer, she has just posted a series of photos of Delahaye, Hispano Suiza, Kurtis 500, Bentley, Ferrari, Bugatti.
Le Mans 2008 (part 3)
Click on the thumbnails image to enlarge them After looking at these images I shot myself, I advise you to visit the excellent web site of Thomas Baekdal about Le Mans. 24 heures du Mans, 2008.
Le Mans 2008 (pit stand)
Here is a good example of a photographic opportunity caught at the right time. I am going to the first qualification runs of the 24h of Le Mans (endurance car race in the West of France). Of course, I did not forget to bring some photo hardware with me, even if I was told that…
Le Mans 2008 (part 1)
Click on the thumbnails image to enlarge them 24 heures du Mans, 2008.