We at TeamKART are living life at full throttle and our shotgun seat’s vacant for you guys to get an insight into our routine through this page. Driving is not the only thing interesting about racing; there’s a lot that happens in the pit behind closed curtains. Gear up for this exciting journey where our engineers share their knowledge taking you through the various technicalities involved in building these majestic race cars.

The Gearing Lingo

Exited the corner, encountered a clear road and tossed into the higher gear because you wanted to speed up. But do you have an idea what actually happens when you shift up or down through the gears? Plenty of fellows out there know how to handle the gear stick of their cars and when to shift through the gears but alas, understanding the interesting mechanism going on behind the scenes isn’t their cup of cake...........

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So it was a pleasant weather outside with a cool breeze blowing and you decided to go out for a long drive in your car. It was not minutes after you started driving, came out of a corner and one of the back tyres of your car came under a large slippery, muddy patch and argh!!! It started slipping in its place and your car came to a stop. Now you don’t have an idea what the hell went wrong with your car and how to come out of it and continue your comfortable ride!! That’s because you don’t have the right differential in your car. Wait! What’s a differential?? Don’t worry, continue reading…..

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Radiators

We all know that an internal combustion engine burns fuel to produce power which spins the wheels in an automobile. But the second law of thermodynamics makes sure that only a part of the energy of the fuel can be converted to useful power. The rest converts to heat, some of which leaves the engine through the exhaust, while some of it tends to remain and heat the parts in proximity......


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