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The sport's title, Formula One, indicates that it is intended to be the most advanced and most competitive of the FIA's racing formula. FIA = Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile
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How popular is Formula 1 car racing?

F1 racing is the most popular and expensive car racing category in the world. Unfortunately in the US it is not well known. Technology developed by F1 teams eventually is used in street vehicles such as the rear view mirror! Check out www.f1.com for more information on this amazing sport!

What is a Formula 1 race car made of?

The pod, (the shell around the driver) is made out of "Carbon Fiber", excluding the metal parts, a combination of plastic, fiber-glass and again carbon fiber. Answer what is a car made of Carbon Fibre The various components are made of different materials the chassis is usually made of carbon f (MORE)

Why the name Formula 1 for motor racing?

The word Formula One applies to a specific category of four-wheeler motor racing and does not denote motor racing in general. The word "formula" signifies that there are a set of regulations, put in place by a regulating body (which in this case is the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile), tha (MORE)

Where was the first Formula 1 race?

I think, the year 1950 was officially the first F1 season. The first race was held in Silverstone, England on May 13, 1950. The race, contested over 58 laps, was won by Giuseppe Farina for the Alfa Romeo team after starting from pole position. Luigi Fagioli finished second in another Alfa Romeo, and (MORE)

How many races are there in a Formula 1 season?

In the past, formula one seasons were small with only 7 or 8 races but we have built it up over the years and over the past four years it has varied between 17 and 18 formula one races but in the future we may have even more as we get more tracks and countries joining formula one.

Why does Porsche not do Formula 1 racing anymore?

Because Porsche wants its race cars to look like their street cars.. Answer . It costs too much to run Formula 1 and Porsche never did well in it.. According to Wikipedia, cars made by Porsche or engined by Porsche have won over 28,000 races in all forms of motorsport. Of those 28,000 races, on (MORE)

Describe a formula 1 racing car?

A modern Formula One car is a single-seat, open cockpit, open wheel race car with substantial front and rear wings, and engine positioned behind the driver. The regulations governing the cars are unique to the championship. The Formula One regulations specify that cars must be constructed by the r (MORE)

Is NASCAR formula 1 racing?

NO! They are two completely different things. Firstly a NASCAR is like a stock car, but faster. A formula one car is and open wheel racer. NASCAR also race around a oval of track, in formula one they race around differntly designed tracks for around 60-70 laps, while NASCAR race up to 300 or more la (MORE)

Formula 1 race car acceleration?

F1 cars display extremely high acceleration because of the finely tuned engines and precise and efficient aerodynamic set up. The fastest known F1 cars have been in the range of 325 kmph which works out to around 185 mph. The time taken by a f1 car to reach speeds are: 0 to 100 kmph (62 mph): 2 se (MORE)

What is the purpose of Formula 1 racing?

The purpose obviously is to win the race and/or Championship. To explain in much more detail, what F1 racing is all about, go to this site. (excerpt and the site): Formula One , abbreviated to F1 , is regarded by experts worldwide as the pinnacle of Motorsports. It is the highest class of open w (MORE)

How long is a Formula 1 race?

Formula1 race will be for an hour and half usually, until and unless there are no delay's due to red flag or due to prolonged safety car period

Why is Formula 1 racing is called so?

The rules were called Formula One when they were set up in 1948 (but continually evolved). Initially the championship was called the World Driver's championship but it eventually was renamed F1 as that was the most common name

What are the numbers of races in a formula 1 season?

The number of races in a Formula 1 season varies every year. In the year 2009 there is going to be a total of 17 races and before this in 2008 we had 18 races. Two of the circuits in 2008 Canada and France are omitted for the 2009 season and Abu Dhabi has been included as a new venue.

Who is the world number 1 in formula 1 racing?

The reigning Driver's Champion is Sebastian Vettel and Red bull are the reigning constructor champions, but the number 1 formula 1 driver ever would probably be Ayrton Senna. Senna was the best but Micheal Schumacher would be the most successful.

Who won the most formula 1 races?

Michael Schumacher has won the most number of F1 races. He was an active racer for 16 yrs (1991 to 2006). He has started a total of 248 races and won a total of 91 out of them. This is the most by an individual driver in terms of victories. Also he has 7 world championships. ( 1994, 95 & 2000 to 20 (MORE)

What are the Formula 1 Racing dates for 2009?

a. Australia - March 27 to 29. b. Malaysia - April 3 to 5. c. China - April - 17 to 19. d. Bahrain - April 24 to 26. e. Spain - May 8 to 10. f. Monaco - May 21 to 24. g. Turkey - June 5 to 7. h. Britain - June 19 to 21. i. Germany - July - 10 to 12. j. Hungary - July - 24 to 26. (MORE)

Who won the 1950 formula 1 race?

The 1950 Formula One season included the inaugural FIA Formula One World Championship season, which commenced on May 13, 1950, and ended on September 3 after 7 races. The championship consisted of six Formula One races in Europe plus the Indianapolis 500, which was run to AAA/USAC regulations.. Num (MORE)

What year did Formula 1 racing start?

The 1950 Formula One season included the inaugural FIA Formula One World Championship season, which commenced on May 13, 1950, and ended on September 3 after 7 races. The championship consisted of six Formula One races in Europe plus the Indianapolis 500, which was run to AAA/USAC regulations.. Num (MORE)

What is a grid in Formula 1 racing?

A Grid refers to the position on the race track that the racers would start their race with. The person starting first is said to be on Pole Position or No. 1 position. To determine the position in which the drivers would start their race, usually on Saturdays a qualifying event is held. During this (MORE)

What is the 'KERS' system in Formula 1 racing?

KERS is a system implemented in F1 in the 2009 season. It stands for Kinetic Energy Recovery System. It essentially stores energy under braking that can be used in short stints on each lap. The extra power provides roughly 80 bhp and can be used briefly for extra power or passing. It is time limited (MORE)

Why formula 1 is called formula one?

The racing "formula" refers to the rules for building the cars, and governs things like engine sizes and the size and shape of the car in a lot of techinical detail. Formula One is so named for being the number one racing Formula in the world. That is to say, the rules are the least restrictive a (MORE)

How many points do you get in a race in formula 1?

The top 8 classified drivers score points. They get: 10 points for 1st 8 points for 2nd 6 points for 3rd 5 points for 4th 4 points for 5th 3 points for 6th 2 points for 7th 1 point for 8th. All other drivers score 0.

What Formula 1 race car is the fastest?

All formula one cars are fast. This year the Brawn Mercedes and the Red Bull Renault are two of the fastest F1 cars this season. The 2002 BMW F1 car is considered to be one of the fastest F1 cars in terms of straight line speed

What types of cars are raced in Formula 1?

A Formula One car is a custom-built, single-seat, open cockpit, open wheel race car with substantial front and rear wings and, as of 2006, a 2.4 liter engine. The regulations governing the cars are as precise as possible, but as the top teams have almost unlimited budgets (in good economic times) th (MORE)

Has Lamborghini ever raced in formula 1?

Lamborghini has not been a F1 racing team by itself like what a Ferrari or Renault or Mercedes has these days. However Lamborghini has supplied engines to F1 race cars around 1990. They were even partners in the Lola-Lamborghini team but they were not as successful as the other teams like Ferrari or (MORE)

Where was the first formula 1 race in 2010?

The first race of the 2010 formula one season was the "Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix". It happened on 14 th March 2010. Sebastian Vettel started the race on pole position in his Red Bull but Fernando Alonso in his Ferrari won the race. The 2010 season was closely contested and both Vettel and Alonso (MORE)

When was the formula 1 race in 2009 in Singapore?

The 2009 Singapore grand prix was held on 27 September 2009 in the Marina Bay Street Circuit in Singapore. It was contested over 61 laps and was won by Lewis Hamilton for the McLaren Mercedes team. Toyota's Timo Glock finished second and 2008 winner Fernando Alonso finished third.

What countries are Formula 1 races held at?

For the 2011 season, F1 Grands Prix will be held in: Bahrain, Australia, Malaysia, China, Turkey, Spain, Monaco, Canada, Great Britain, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Belgium, Singapore, Japan, Korea, India, Abu Dhabi, Brazil.

What does interval mean in Formula 1 racing?

One of the definitions of the word 'interval' is the amount of time between two objects. On the world feed of the F1 race, there are two different types of intervals shown. One is the time difference between the leader and all of the other competitors. The word 'interval' is placed under the lead (MORE)

How many laps is a formula 1 race?

It usually depends on the size of the track ranging from 44 to 76.. They usually do around the 300km mark except Monaco where they do around the 250km mark. Typically there is 54-60 laps in a race.

How far are the formula 1 races?

The races are usually set up in such a way that it would take approximately 2 hours to finish a race. Based on the track length and lap time, the number of laps are decided. Shorter circuits have more laps while longer circuits have lesser laps.

What is the 2011 formula 1 race schedule?

The 2011 Formula 1 season included 18 races. The season was won by Sebastian Vettel of the Red Bull Racing Team. the race schedule for the 2011 season was as follows: 1. Australian GP - 27 March 2. Malaysian GP - 10 April 3. Chinese GP - 17 April 4. Turkish TP - 8 May 5. Spanish GP - 22 May 6. (MORE)

What are weaknesses of formula 1 race 2011?

Well, there are things you might like better than others. But a definite weakness in F1 is the difference between the cars (RedBull, Sauber, Lotus). Due to that you know which car will run well in the race and which one won't but you can never foresee the winner at the start of the race. Furthermo (MORE)

Where are the 15 formula 1 races held?

Rd. Date. Grand Prix. Location. 01. 27|03|2011. Australian Grand Prix . Melbourne . 02. 10|04|2011. Malaysian Grand Prix . Kuala Lumpur . 03. 17|04|2011. Chinese Grand Prix . Shanghai . 04. 08|05|2011 . Turkish Grand Prix . Istanbul . 05. 22|05|2011. Spanish Grand Prix . Cata (MORE)

What date is the NJ formula 1 race?

To date, there no official date of the Grand Prix of America in NJin 2014 but it moost liekly to take place sometime in June ater theCanadian GP.

What are the dates for the Formula 1 racing for 2013?

Date Venue . 17 Mar . Australia. Albert Park. 24 Mar . Malaysia. Sepang. 14 Apr . China. Shanghai. 21 Apr . Bahrain. Sakhir. 12 May . Spain. Circuit de Catalunya. 26 May . Monaco. Monte Carlo. 9 Jun . Canada. Montreal. 16 Jun . United States. Port Imperial Str (MORE)

How many race tracks in formula 1?

In a single season that varies as the range of races in a season isfrom 17-20. It is 19 races in 2014 season. If you are on about F1tracks that Formula 1 cars have raced on then it would be about 70different tracks. This is all tracks used from 1950 to 2014 and notincluding proposed circuits.