a reply to: Shepard64
I watch one sport.
Formula 1 car racing.
Never miss one.
Mercedes is leading it at the moment. The Team that Hitler promoted, along with Audi, to demonstrate to the world the German technological
The Irony is the best driver out there is a black man who drives for Mercedes as team mate of an actual German.
It's like 1936 all over again and Jesse Owens is leading the pack.
The drama and politics is without precedent.
F1 is a platform to develop and display the leading edge of four wheel technology.
The formula constantly changes to draw the automotive industry ahead through competition to create better and better automobiles for all of us to
Few realize that F1 cars are actually electric/gas hybrids, just like a Toyota Prius.
The best batteries are being developed for F1. The most efficient charging systems and most powerful electric motors are being envisioned and built to
race in F1.
Rules set standards for fuel efficiency, safety and longevity UNIQUE to the sport of F1 car racing.
Engines must last 5 races, which leads to innovations in durability. Same goes for transmissions.
Cars must complete the race without refuelling which puts a premium on gas mileage.
This year the Formula has reduced engine size from the monstrous V12s of the previous century to 2500cc V6 engines with 165 horsepower electric motors
making up the difference.
Each lap the car completely exhausts it's battery capacity and completely recharges back to full capacity via braking and harnessing of waste
Races are located on every continent other than Antarctica and the tracks have history dating back to the dawn of motoring.
The nationalities and races of the drivers are equally diverse as the countries hosting the races which include, China, Russia, USA, Canada, England,
Germany, France, Belgium, Australia, Malaysia, Japan, Singapore, Dubai, Monaco, Hungary, Austria, Bahrain, Spain, Brazil and of course the home of
Formula 1 is the only sport I can think of that actually serves a purpose.