Exploiting technologies established in other categories to solve problems related to your industry. Perhaps it is no coincidence that such an idea was conceived in the heart of the Motor Valley and more precisely in Maranello, the home of Ferrari. Except that, this time, the "stroke of genius" did not take shape within the walls of the Prancing Horse's R&D department and did not concern Formula 1 but materialized about 8 minutes by car from the Ferrari factories, more precisely in the headquarters of New-Line Racing, a company specialised for over twenty years in kart radiators. It is a product that promises to solve one of the main problems associated with karting, i.e. correctly warming up the engine, especially during the colder seasons, before using it. What is it about? A pair of electric blankets, homologous in terms of technologies and materials to those used by Formula 1 teams to keep iyres at the right temperature, to be attached to the radiator and to the cylinder of the kart engine to bring (and keep) cooling water to the correct operating temperature, without the need to warm up the engine on the stand. This solution meets the needs of teams, trainers and drivers during race weekends, more specifically on official session days (qualifiers, elimination heats, pre-finals and finals), when there is an absolute ban on starting the engines in the paddock and in parc ferme regime. But that's not all, because it can also be a valid ally for all kart drivers, even amateurs who use their kart only in practice lap sessions, who, recklessly, do not stop using their kart even in the seasons with the coldest temperatures. Let's see why.
By moving the cursor, it is possible to see how the electric blankets are installed on the engine and on the radiator. New-Line Racing has designed an electric blanket for the radiator, with a width of 19 cm, making it adaptable to the most common karting models, even those it does not manufacture itself.
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