Linux and Formula One
Apr 30, 2008, 09:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Richard Hillesley)
[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for
this link. ]
"As a technical sport motor racing demands of its participants a
close understanding of the technologies that can help them. F1
motor racing is probably second only to the aerospace industry in
the application of aerodynamic simulation and wind tunnel
technology. It is a testament to the rapid advance of Linux in high
performance computing that most teams in Formula 1 have been using
Linux systems in their aerodynamic and engine workshops for a
number of years.
"'Formula One is a product excellence business that's all about
innovation and technology,' says Jonathan Neale, the managing
director of McLaren Racing..."