motorsports

Brumos Racing Finishes 1st in Time Attack Thanks to Airtech 3D Printing

Brumos Racing recently announced Airtech Advanced Materials Group as a technical partner for the team ahead of the 100th running of the Pike Peak Invitational Hill Climb in Colorado Springs,…

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The Benefit of 3D Printing for Engines in Motorsports

Probably most associated with Formula 1, auto racing is the fastest and one of the most technologically advanced sports in the world. Production technology for motorsports, in particular, is at…

First Ever 3D Printed Ceramic Piston Made for Chaos Ultracar

XJet has announced that it produced the world’s first 3D printed car engine piston made entirely with ceramics. Developed by Spyros Panopoulos Automotive (SPA) for its Chaos Ultracar, the part…

Formula E Racer Lucas Di Grassi Invests in Roboze 3D Printing

Pro race driver Lucas Di Grassi is investing in Roboze, an Italian manufacturer of high-temperature 3D printers with customers in various industries ranging from aerospace to healthcare. The undisclosed funds…

Volkswagen’s Ducati to Use Roboze 3D Printing on Superbikes

Roboze, an Italian manufacturer of high-temperature 3D printers, has partnered with the Ducati Corse team for the 2022 season. This will mean that, as a technical partner, Roboze will supply…

3DPOD Episode 84: 3D Printing Race Cars with Pat Warner, Alpine F1 Team

Upon the heels of a third-place win for Alpine F1’s Fernando Alonso at the Formula One Qatar Grand Prix, we’ve published this podcast episode with Pat Warner, Advanced Digital Manufacturing…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: November 7, 2021

Things are slowing down a little bit in the week before Formnext returns to an in-person event in Germany. Topics covered in our roundup this week include a new Markforged…

Solar Race Car Gets Aluminum 3D Printed Roll Cage

3D printing has proven time and again to be a powerful enabling technology for specialty sectors like motor sports. There, it can be leveraged for experimental applications that demonstrate the…

3D Printing News Briefs, August 25, 2021: Software Beta, Self-Replicating Printer, & More

We’re starting with materials in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as XJet as announced the commercial availability of alumina ceramic. Moving on, Raise3D has announced the ideaMaker 4.2.0 beta, and…

3D Systems’ New SLA 3D Printing Resin Inspired by Motorsports Applications

3D Systems launched a new tough, production-grade acrylate resin designed to be used with the company’s stereolithography (SLA) technology. The material called Accura AMX Rigid Black is part of a…

Alpine F1 Hits the Track with 3D Systems’ Wind Tunnel Testing Material

This week, 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced the latest member of its Accura material family: Accura Composite PIV. The polymer is meant for Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) testing applications in wind…

Winning at Any Cost is No Longer a Viable Proposition for Motorsports Teams

Ask anyone to tell you the first thing that comes to mind when you say “motorsports,” and chances are very good you’ll get a response that involves references to “speed.”…

BEAMIT Develops 3D Printing Process for Strong, Lightweight Titanium Alloy Ti6242

Headquartered in Italy, with nearly 50 dedicated additive manufacturing systems distributed across five facilities in the Parma province of the Emilia-Romagna region, the BEAMIT Group is said to be Europe’s…

Jet Car Dragster Gets 3D Printed PEEK Upgrades

Florida company nScrypt makes flexible biomanufacturing, microdispensing, and 3D manufacturing equipment for industrial applications. In turn, we’ve seen the company’s solutions used for a variety of applications, such as bioprinting,…

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3D Printed Racing Parts Help Win Indy 500

Rahal Letterman Lanigan (RLL) driver Takuma Sato is the 2020 Indianapolis 500 Champion. To compete for wins in the NTT INDYCAR SERIES requires constant performance and safety based modifications to…

Formula 1 & FIA Approval of APWORKS Scalmalloy Metal 3D Printing Material

Numerous automotive manufacturers have become well-known for the use of AM processes, but innovations within the racing realm have been particularly impressive and exciting. Now, new metal has been approved…

BOTT 1000 Morlaco: A Superbike Built With 3D Printed Components

Thed BOTT 1000 Morlaco is the one of the first superbikes to have its body and other components produced with 3D printing technology. This superbike was developed by Bottpower, a…

HP’s Multi Jet Fusion Shaves Seconds off CUPRA’s Leon Competición Racer

Given its unique ability to produce small numbers of specialty components quickly and cost-effectively, it’s no surprise that 3D printing is being increasingly applied to the world of motorsports. The…

3D Printing News Briefs: February 7, 2020

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, ASTM International is developing a new AM standard, and 3D4Makers is launching a Luvocom PEKK filament. INMETRO has partnered with Farcco to raise awareness…

3D Printing News Briefs: December 3, 2019

We’re starting today’s 3D Printing News Briefs out with a new case study, and then concluding with some business. CRP USA has been working with additive manufacturing in the motorsports…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 10, 2019

We’re talking about events and business today in 3D Printing News Briefs. In November, Cincinnati Inc. is presenting at FABTECH, and Additive Manufacturing Technologies and XJet are heading off to…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 21, 2019

We’re talking about an event, some 3D printing education news, and racing applications in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. Russia’s top 3D printing festival is returning for a second year,…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 1, 2018

We’re starting out with a little business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving on to planes, automobiles, and camping, followed by some medical news. Renishaw just received a…

Volkswagen Saves Time with 3D Printed Components During Production of Electric Race Car

3D printing is used often nowadays to help race cars make it over the finish line – preferably in first place and breaking records to boot. Famous automobile manufacturer Volkswagen, headquartered…