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How much does it cost to build an F1 car?

Ever wondered just where all the money spent by F1 teams goes, how much one of the ultra-complex steering wheels costs, how much has to be forked out every time a driver breaks a front wing? Find out right here...
F1 is widely-renowned as being the most expensive sport in the world, but do you know or have you ever wondered how much it actually costs to build and run one of the 24 cars that currently grace the grand prix grid? You can find out right here...

Our friends over at Netcars.com have produced a special infographic revealing everything you have always wanted to know on the topic – like just which part of an F1 car costs roughly the same as a family saloon, and how costly it is when drivers clip that oh-so-fragile front wing...

Click on the graphic below for a full overview:




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Rob01 - Unregistered

July 19, 2011 2:12 PM

errrr YES... The fuel used in F1 cars is fairly similar to ordinary gasoline, albeit with a far more tightly controlled mix. Formula One fuel cannot contain compounds that are not found in commercial gasoline, in contrast to alcohol-based fuels used in American open-wheel racing



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