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Linux and Formula One

Apr 30, 2008, 09:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Richard Hillesley)

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"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..."

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