Let’s face it – winter time is not an ideal time for all Formula One fans around the world. No races, no tests yet... But cheer up – long before the engines roar again, the team will do its best to keep your appetite in check every day with some Formula One facts...
• An F1 car travelling at 200kph generates enough downforce to drive upside down.
• The cost of pre-preg carbon fibre matting varies between £50 and £250 per square meter.
• The two race trucks cost around £2,000,000 and cost £60,000 to repaint per truck.
• In order to compete in Formula One drivers must hold a Super Licence which is awarded on the basis of past records in junior formula.