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...
• The front wing of the car can withstand over 500 kilos of downforce - equivalent to the weight of 6 men.
• The tyres are made from rubber, sulphur, carbon black, steel, Kevlar and various chemicals.
• The race trucks house two 150KVA generators each, enough to power a small town.
• In overalls a driver can survive for 11 seconds in temperatures of 840 degrees Celsius.