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Formula One

Formula one is generally referred to or abbreviated as F1; this is the highest level of FIA-sanctioned bodies in opened wheel racing. FIA stands for Federationale de l' Automobile.

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Asked in Sports, Formula One

What are the most popular spectator sports in the world?

Here is input from Wikifriendus contributors on sports' popularity: In the world: Soccer, Basketball, Ice hockey Soccer, Basketball, Rugby, Cricket, Auto Racing, Field Hockey and Table Tennis Soccer, Basketball, Auto Racing, Football, Cricket, Baseball, Hockey, Rugby. Football as in NFL?, baseball, ice hockey? Those are predominantly all North American sports. Let's take a look; population of Canada + US = rougly 300 million! India (pop 1 billion) - just by itself can put cricket and field hockey above baseball and ice hockey. Looking at the international...
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Asked in Power Steering, Auto Racing, Formula One

Do formula 1 cars have power steering?

As per the Formula 1 website 2012/08/04: " Power steering systems are allowed, but these must not be electronically controlled or powered. Four-wheel steering is forbidden. The car's steering wheel, steering column and steering rack all have to pass an FIA impact test." ...
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Asked in Auto Racing, Formula One

What happens if formula 1 drivers champion ship is a tie?

If there is a tie, the driver that has won the most races in the year is named the champion. If there is a tie for number of wins, the driver with the most second place finishes is named the champion. If there is a tie for wins and number of second place finishes, the driver with the most third place finishes is named the champion. The tie breaker rules work their way down the finishing order until the tie is broken. Going into...
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Asked in Cars & Vehicles, Formula One

What is faster an A1 GP car or a formula 1 car?

The A1 GP uses technology based on F1 cars. Rules state that A1 GP cars must weigh 700kg dry and usually make 540bhp or 600bhp for short periods of time. F1 cars weigh 605kg wet and make up to 780bhp. A Honda F1 car with it's aerodynamic effects adjusted for top speed, managed to hit 415km/h(258mph) in the Mojave desert. Based on known statistics, the F1 car will accelerate fast, brake faster and turn faster and in all likelihood have a higher top...
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Asked in Formula One

Who is winner of recently held Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix?

British driver Lewis Hamilton driving a Vodafone McLaren-Mercedes MP4-27.
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Asked in Formula One

What is the shortest formula 1 circuit?

The street circuit in Monaco
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Asked in Formula One

How many laps do they do in the Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne?

The 2010 Australian Grand Prix went 58 laps (307.6 km) around the Albert Park street circuit in Melbourne. ...
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Asked in Cars & Vehicles, Auto Racing, Formula One

How much does a race car clutch cost?

Average road racing clutches range anywhere from $350 to $600+. These clutches differ from drag racing clutches though. And the average F1 clutch style ranges from $500 to well over $1000 without a flywheel going with it. ...
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Asked in Formula One

Who is Dorothee Schumacher?

dorothee schumacher is a German fashion designer
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Asked in Formula One

What is a parabolica at Monza Race Circuit?

Curva Parabolica is the name of the long, sweeping 180 degree turn that ends at the beginning of the front straight of the Circuit. ...
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Asked in Cars & Vehicles, Auto Racing, Formula One

What English race car driver had a car named after him?

Graham Hill did set up his own racing team called Hill racing the year before he died in 1975. (Bruce McLaren was from New Zealand by the way). Frank Williams was previously a racing driver, he currently runs the Williams F1 team. 3 Time F1 world Champion Jackie Stewart previously ran the Stewart F1 team Ken Tyrrell was a British Formula 2 racing driver who previously ran the Tyrrell F1 team ...
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Asked in Sports, Football - Soccer, Formula One

What is the most popular sports team in the world?

without doubt a football team is the largest club i the world....begins with M and ends in R...it has to be a football team because such sports as all the American sports are only played in or around there own borders...where as us English invented the rules of football....every single country which has embraced football..have re-invented the game of football...and know one nation plays a similar sort of game..and that is the beauty of the game...the reason that football is the the...
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Asked in Math and Arithmetic, Formula One, Algebra

How far can a car go at 45 mph in 5 seconds?

45 mph = 45 miles in an hour = 0.75 miles in a minute = 0.0625 miles in 5 seconds = 0.1 km = 100m. ...
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Asked in Math and Arithmetic, Formula One, Algebra, Geometry

How do you make u the subject of the formula 1 over f equals 1 over u plus 1 over v?

1/f = 1/u+1/v Subtract 1/v from both sides: 1/f-1/v = 1/u Multiply all terms by fv: fv/f - fv/v = fv/u => v-f = fv/u Multiply all terms by u: u(v-f) = fv Divide both sides by v-f which will then make u the subject of the formula: u = fv/v-f ...
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Asked in Formula One

How do race car drivers draft?

Great question. The easy answer here would be to say that the front car punches a hold in the air, and the second follows through that hole, then requiring less power to go the same distance. If you notice when jets fly, they fly side by side. A plane requires air to propel, and for lift under the wings. If they flew one behind the other, the second would not have air for these issues. Thus, falling out of the sky....
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Asked in Formula One

2007 formula 1 world championship table?

The Drivers championship standing was as follows. 1. Kimi Raikkonen - 110 points (Champion) 2. Lewis Hamilton - 109 points 3. Fernando Alonso - 109 points The Constructors championship standing was as follows. 1. Ferrari - 204 points (Champion) 2. BMW - 101 points 3. Renault - 51 points McLaren actually had 218 points but were disqualified by the FIA after the spying scandal and hence Ferrari won the constructors title. ...
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Asked in Formula One

Why formula one is so popular?

Grand Prix racing was always popular in various countries in Europe, even before it changed its name to Formula 1. Initially, in the early 1900s, there was a great enthusiasm in the automobile and automotive racing. So the first official Grand Prix was held in 1906 as sort of an Olympic Games or World Cup for automotive manufacturers. The governments of Italy, Germany and France even subsidized racing teams for reasons of national propaganda. By the late 50s most of the auto makers...
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Asked in Racing, Auto Racing, Formula One

How tall is Sebastian Vettel?

5 ft something. He's not that tall.
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Asked in Auto Racing, Formula One

Who owns formula one?

Bernie Ecclestone
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Asked in Formula One, NHRA

Why does a race car driver wear arm restraints?

To keep the driver's arms within the car to prevent flailing and cut down on the prospects of arm injury in the event of a rollover incident. ...
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Asked in Auto Racing, Formula One

How many Australian's have won the formula 1 driver's championship?

Through the 2009 F1 season, 2. Jack Brabham in 1959, 1960, and 1966 and Alan Jones in 1980. ...
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Asked in Formula One

What is KERS in f1 car?

KERS stands for 'Kinetic Energy Recovery System' and is where energy produced from the rear axle when the driver applies the brakes is stored in a battery. The driver can then use this energy from the battery for an extra boost of power when attempting to overtake another driver or when defending from being overtaken by another driver. Each car equipped with KERS may use this extra energy, approximately 80 horsepower and activated by pressing a button on the steering wheel, for...
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Asked in Formula One, Celebrity Births Deaths and Ages

Is Ayrton Senna related to Bruno Senna?

Bruno Senna is the nephew of late Ayrton Senna.
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