Tragic accidents have occurred on the tracks of Formula 1, such as those carried out by pilots Niki Lauda and the late Ayton Senna. We do not want those stories to repeat themselves. That way, although most of the advances in F1 are aimed at creating a faster car, the safety of drivers is not obvious.
That’s why the monocoque was born, the survival capsule that surrounds the pilot, which is made with 60 layers of carbon fiber. This incredibly durable material is five times thinner than the human hair.
The monocoque protects the pilot during a crash. In recent years many accidents have been seen; however, the pilots have been unharmed thanks to this super cabin.
The sound of an F1 car engine is unique. There are not others equal. The next time you hear these beasts roar, remember that you hear an $ 8 million engine.
The engine of an F1 car is potent. But it is not just about speed, but also pushing the car with full power from scratch, at the start of the race.
A fascinating feature is that F1 engines are smaller and lighter than traditional cars. The size is very well optimized.
The nine elements we mentioned above are the tangible parts of a car. But there is much more. The manufacture of a Formula 1 car is much more complex than that of a road car. It takes enormous efforts in research and countless tests.
For example, the rear wing of a car is not the only one they made. Before that final result, they manufactured one, five or even a dozen rear spoilers for testing. So the engineering and manufacturing process behind an F1 car also generates high costs.
Based on the solid components we analyze, a Formula 1 car costs around $ 10 million. Now add the intangible costs.
Only by analyzing the car can we understand why Formula 1 is the most prestigious and expensive sport in the world.
Formula One will employ children to replace hostesses at races
They will be chosen for the merits they have made in their respective motor clubs or by lottery among those who are enrolled in karting competitions
Formula 1, that the week decided to dispense with the hostesses in the game to understand that they are “clearly at odds with current social norms”, has now announced the launch of a program called ‘Grid Kids’ (‘Boys of the Grill’ ) for children to perform similar tasks during World Cup races.
According to F1 explained through a statement, these children will be chosen for the merits they have made in their respective motor clubs or by lottery among those who are enrolled in karting competitions.