Evolution of the F1 Car

When you think of F1 race cars you don’t often think of the intricacies that go into their design and creation. How millions of tiny parts are expertly arranged into a ballet of mechanics for the sole purpose of going fast. Because, when you think about F1 cars, you think about the powerful engines — F1 cars are, after all, basically seats on top of rockets with four wheels jutting out from them.

Structurally speaking, the chassis of F1 cars have evolved quite a bit from 1950-2012 as examined by Rufus Blacklock at Biplane Blues. [via coolmaterial]

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