Questions tagged [formula-1]

For questions relating to the class of open-wheeled auto racing known as Formula 1.

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What are the exact dimensions of Silverstone?

I'm trying to create a model of Silverstone and need the exact dimensions of the track. I need the lengths of everything and the angles and sizes of every corner. Does anybody know where this can be ...
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Assymetrical setup in modern F1

Back in the day (60's, 70's and 80's) F1 cars could have assymetrical suspension setups — packers, dumpers, springs, camber, anti-roll bars etc... — which makes sense: in Imola you are mostly turning ...
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When was an open face helmet used for the last time in open-wheel car racing?

As for Formula 1, the last time an open face helmet was used was during the 1974 Swedish GP by Leo Kinnunen, and the last time it's been used during an official F1 weekend was at the 1975 Monaco GP by ...
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What parts of an F1 car are mandatory per rules?

I really wonder, so if I would be to try to make the simplest, most stripped down but still legal F1 car, what parts are absolutely needed? I'm gonna guess the halo, safety cell and 4 tires are ...
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How much does a Formula 1 car really cost?

I have come across several websites claiming that the Formula one car components prices are known and the total price for a car is in the $12-15 million. The websites I'm referring to are like this ...
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Highest rank in last season without retiring?

With Perez almost not having a drive next year after finishing 4th in the Drivers championship, I wonder: Who are the top 5 of drivers that had the highest rank of the Worlds Driver Championship in ...
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Is car racing faster our slower at night in general?

Nowadays, many car races happen at night, for instance Bahrain F1 GP tomorrow, the 29th November. There are several factors that differ in such case, like temperature, light outs for drivers. In ...
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List of Safety Cars in Formula One Grand Prix

I couldn't find if there is a website or a place where there is a record of all numbers of safety cars/Virtual SC per formula one grand prix? Maybe also with the laps it was out?