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The future is Hybrid, not electric

The future is Hybrid, not electric

Why Full Electric Cars are a FLOP  Full Electric car are the latest innovation in the transport market.    ✓ They are nice, ✓ They are fantastically promoted by any kind of media and politics, ✓ They are indicated like the technology answer to the problem of the...

D4S Motorsport presents the New Liveries 2020

D4S Motorsport presents the New Liveries 2020

2020: The period of lockdown was used to develop and study the new liveries 2020 and 2021. These fantastic bright colours shocking liveries will be used both on the Circuit and the Rally race cars of D4S Motorsport, driven by Sergio Durante. See you soon on circuit!!...

Tests of the hill climb race car

Tests of the hill climb race car

This year we had the best result at the international Championship Ice Challenge 2018, bringing two cars at the highest place in the podium. The Citroen DS3 Proto by D4S gained the overall championship, driven by our driver/engineer Sergio Durante. The D4S HybridSport...

AMRC with Boeing Board Meeting in Philadelphia at Hangsterfer’s

AMRC with Boeing Board Meeting in Philadelphia at Hangsterfer’s

Tuesday, 8th, May, 2018   The nice view of the center of Philadelphia (USA) Hangersterfer’s  Group hosted on the 8th May the AMRC with Boeing Board Meeting in its premises in Philadelphia. Representatives of the biggest aerospace companies and their suppliers came...

Sergio Durante winner of the Ice Challenge 2018

Sergio Durante winner of the Ice Challenge 2018

Sergio Durante with Cristian Cedrino (left) and Luca Oggero (right) the two chief race mechanics of D4S team This year we had the best result at the international Championship Ice Challenge 2018, bringing two cars at the highest place in the podium. The Citroen DS3...

D4S HybridSport 2018

D4S HybridSport 2018

Saturday, 17, January, 2018 - Pragelato, Torino (IT)   Sergio Durante during tests and various pics of the car The racing car D4S HybridSport build by D4SMotorsport, in collaboration with the French companies EFESTO and 3Y Technology, Innovation Department, represent...

Kart World Championship 2018

Kart World Championship 2018

Saturday, 16, September, 2017 - Lonato, Brescia (IT)   Sergio Durante during tests D4S Group and Velox SGM karting are starting a collaboration to improve the performances of the next generation karts in the view of the World Championship 2018. Sergio Durante will...

Hill Climb races 2017

Hill Climb races 2017

Sunday, 10, July, 2017 - Cesana Sestriere (IT)   Sergio Durante at the starting grid D4S Motorsport is setting up new technologies to be applied to race cars bodies and powertrains . In fact the 2017 is definitely the year of the tests for advanced components  for...

AMRC with Boeing Board Meeting in Nagoya at OSG Corporation

AMRC with Boeing Board Meeting in Nagoya at OSG Corporation

Thursday and Wednesday, 18th, May, 2017   The nice view of the center of Nagoya (Japan) OSG Group hosted on the 18th May the AMRC with Boeing Board Meeting in its premises in Nagoya. Representatives of the biggest aerospace companies and their suppliers came from all...

FERRARI FXX Program Mugello Circuit

FERRARI FXX Program Mugello Circuit

Thursday and Wednesday, 12-13th, April, 2017   The incredible view of the historic Ferrari F1 and FXX The friends from Ferrari and Scuderia Ferrari invited Sergio Durante to the super exclusive event held at Mugello Circuit, where professional and excellent drivers...

KING OF MASTERS 2017

KING OF MASTERS 2017

KING OF MASTERS 2017  - RALLY ON ICE Sergio Durante Winner of the Championship   Saturday and Sunday, 18-19th, FEBRUARY, 2017 Very tactical and complex race during the  weekend! On Saturday night the rough circuit conditions were excellent for Sergio Durante and the...

Ice Challenge 2017 Championship Second Race – Pragelato (Italy)

Ice Challenge 2017 Championship Second Race – Pragelato (Italy)

Saturday and Sunday, 29-30th, January, 2017 Cold, sun and 30 cm of fresh snow welcomed the competitors of the second race of the ICE CHALLENGE 2017 in Pragelato Italy.The performances of the D4S Motorsport Citroen DS3 prototype are extremely convincing. In fact Sergio...

RETROCOURSE 2015 car show in Lyon

RETROCOURSE 2015 car show in Lyon

Friday, 27, November, 2015   The 4th edition of the Salon Race Retro, the only trade show devoted entirely to the competition of historical vehicles, was successfully held last week in Lyon (France). As in previous editions, it took place over three days, from Friday...

TRAM 2014 worldwide conference at IMTS Chicago

TRAM 2014 worldwide conference at IMTS Chicago

Wednesday, 10, September, 2014   Dr. Nickolas Ridgway and Dr. Eng. Sergio Durante participated at the International Conference TRAM (Trend in Advanced Machining, Manufacturing and Materials) in Chicago at the IMTS 2014, the famous Machine Tool  and Robotic fear in...

TRAM Conference 2009 – Sheffield

TRAM Conference 2009 – Sheffield

Invited Keynote lecture at TRAM 2009 worldwide Conference   Wednesday, 9, September, 2009  New methodologies for development of high efficient Machining of difficult to cut materials Authors: Sergio Durante, Mauro Comoglio 1D4S Motorsport, Mar Adriatico 2, 38612...

Invited keynote address speech at AIRTEC 2007

Invited keynote address speech at AIRTEC 2007

Thursday, 8, November, 2007   Integrated development of high performance tools for efficient machining of difficult to cut materials in automotive and aerospace applications Authors: Dr. Eng. Sergio Durante – DIAD (IT) Prof. Keith Ridgway – AMRC with Boeing Dr. Eng....

Gala dinner FAST 2016

Gala dinner FAST 2016

Saturday, 26 November, 2016   Saturday 26 November 2016 in the astonishingly beautiful environment of the Mare Nostrum Resort of Playa de las Americas, in Spain, it was held the “Gala Solidario FAST”, which is the important gala dinner organised by the association of...

Meeting with the Imperial College of London

Meeting with the Imperial College of London

lorem ipson   Prof Jianguo Lin, Dr. Eng. Sergio Durante, Dr. Daniel Balint at the Imperial College Tuesday, 13 September, 2016   In the always dynamic environment of London, it was held the meeting between Prof. Jianguo Lin, director of the Mechanical Engineering...

New materials for high temperature parts – MMTECH project

New materials for high temperature parts – MMTECH project

Wednesday, 8 June, 2016   An MMTECH dissemination event at the famous race Cesana -Sestriere, in Italy, valid for the European Championship of Hill Climbing   New materials for high temperature parts - MMTECH project   D4S Motorsport is a core member of the Consortium...

Armin and Sergio in action at the ICE SERIES

Armin and Sergio in action at the ICE SERIES

Sunday, 17, January, 2016   The ring of Pragelato proposed a vibrant race, with a perfect ice thanks to the cold temperatures that have characterized the weekend. Three heats all three signed by Ivan Carmelino, who once again has put all his enemies with their backs...

ICE SERIES at the starting gate!

ICE SERIES at the starting gate!

This year the winter season seems incredibly lazy, but finally, the temperatures of the latest days, and the snow forecast for the beginning of the 2016, are finally very encouraging. So the organising committee of the ICE SERIES Championship decided to start the...

Rotary event at the Golf del Sur in Tenerife

Rotary event at the Golf del Sur in Tenerife

Tuesday, 8, December, 2015     Car Show from the company Canary Cars   On Tuesday 8 December, a nice golf tournament organized by the Rotary Club  was held at the beautiful Golf Club Del Sur in Tenerife, the Spanish Ocean Pearl of the Atlantic.  The primary successful...

New Factory of the Future 2050

New Factory of the Future 2050

Friday, 13, November, 2015 During our last visit in Sheffield we had the pleasure to visit the construction area of the new Factory of the Future 2050. From the first design rendering till today a lot of work has been done and the facility is almost ready for the...

AMRC Main Board Meeting

AMRC Main Board Meeting

Friday, 13, November, 2015   Prof. Keith Ridgway strategic presentation The brilliant presentation carried out by Keith focused on new strategic points. First he stressed the importance of internal relationships and flux of technology expertise ofthe people in AMRC,...

Historic race parts, future technologies

Historic race parts, future technologies

Friday, 30, October, 2015   A meeting with Milano Racing president Patrick Canavese held last Thursday 29 October in Marseille (France). During the meeting some results of current advanced research on new materials and processes running in TEKS and D4S Motorsport have...

Tests days at the South Garda Circuit (IT)

Tests days at the South Garda Circuit (IT)

Friday, 30, October, 2015   The days after the Famous 'Trofeo delle Industrie' kart race, sported the perfect circuit conditions to carry out extended tests on new components made by advanced materials. In fact, during the race, a large number of drivers are...

Charity event

Charity event

Gala dinner organised by the Association FAST for the fight against the cancer   Saturday night 24 October was an important day for the Association FAST, born to support the research and fight against the cancer.  A beautiful night was organised at the Mare Nostrum...

Driving F1 vs KZ kart

Driving F1 vs KZ kart

Sunday, 25, October, 2015   In view of the 2015 FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX, someone can ask himself how is to drive a F1. What a lot of people don’t realise is that driving formula 1s and karts is extremely physical. People think you’re just sitting down and...

IAA Frankfurt Car Show 2015

IAA Frankfurt Car Show 2015

Friday, 23, October, 2015   This year the IAA was maybe the greatest car show event I ever assisted in the last ten years. The number and the quality of innovations presented was huge, showing without any doubt that the sector is pushing hard out of the financial...

Karting World Championship 2015

Karting World Championship 2015

10-13, September, 2015   Karting is considered to be the first stepping stone for young drivers aspiring to reach the highest levels of motor sport, or simply hoping for a career as a racing driver. While the vast majority of current (and past) F1 drivers came from...

Rally WRC Stars at Ice Series 2016

Rally WRC Stars at Ice Series 2016

Friday, 23, October, 2015   Everything is under frenetic preparation in D4S Motorsport factories  for the next    2016 winter Ice Series International Championship. The incredible prototype based on the WRC Citroen DS3 is actually collecting all the latest racing...

Sustainable automotive technology

Sustainable automotive technology

Friday, 23, October, 2015   The Life Cycle Engineering (LCE) is a methodology for the assessment of the environmental and economical impact of products, usually considering their whole life cycle: production, use phase and end of life. The analysis is conducted taking...

HRH The Duke of York opens the Factory of the Future

HRH The Duke of York opens the Factory of the Future

Wednesday, 9, September, 2009   The Prince Andrew, Duke of York (Andrew Albert Christian Edward; born 19 February 1960) joined guests from the top flight of the world´s aerospace companies and suppliers last week (9 October 2008) to open the Advanced Manufacturing...

Participation to the NIST Assembly Workshop in Chicago

Participation to the NIST Assembly Workshop in Chicago

Tuesday, 19, September, 2006   DIAD, in the person of Dr. Eng. Sergio Durante, participated to the important NIST Assembly Workshop in Chicago, where all the big american players companies were represented. Focus of the meeting is the comparison between running...

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