Formula 1™ car
Single-seater for racing on a closed circuit that can reach speeds of 225 mph; Formula 1™ is very popular in Europe.
Safety device fitted with sliding straps, keeping the driver in the seat in the event of an accident.
Measuring device for calculating the actual speed of the car by taking into account the influence of the wind.
Unit enabling the driver to steer the turning wheels; a veritable dashboard, it is equipped with several controls such as the clutch and gear shifter.
Malleable structure that absorbs the impact from a collision; the side fairings house especially radiators and electronic components.
Structure composed of metal loops to protect the driver if the car rolls over.
Exposure apparatus for following a driver’s vehicle during an event; each car is equipped with at least one camera.
Part of the body where the driver sits that houses the equipment necessary for driving the car.
Part using air pressure to increase the load on the rear and front wheels to improve the tires’ grip on the track.
Device that emits and receives radio waves for communications between the driver and the team during the event.
Molded tire used on a wet track to evacuate a large quantity of water. At 185 mph, it evacuates more than 6.5 gallons of water per second.
Grooved tire providing a good grip on a dry track.