How fast is Mercedes F1?

Driver Team Speed
Keke Rosberg Williams 259.01km/h (160.94mph)
Juan Pablo Montoya BMW 259.83 km/h (161.451mph)
Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari 263.586km/h (163.785mph)
Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 264.362km/h (164.267mph)

Which F1 car is fastest?

In the 2005 Italian GP Kimi Räikkönen of McLaren-Mercedes was recorded at 370.1 km/h (229.9 mph). This record was broken at the 2016 Mexican Grand Prix by Williams driver Valtteri Bottas, whose top speed in race conditions was 372.54 km/h (231.48 mph).

How fast do 2021 F1 cars go?

2021 BAHRAIN F1 TEST TOP SPEEDS

Car Top speed
1 Alpha Tauri AT02 322.7 km/h
2 Ferrari SF21 319.7 km/h
3 Alfa Romeo C41 319.6 km/h
4 Williams FW43B 318.6 km/h

Would an F1 car beat a Nascar?

F1 cars would beat a NASCAR around a superspeedway oval track. The open-wheel, high downforce design of the F1 car would allow it to maintain a fairly constant speed around the oval, while stock cars lose speed on the banks, leading to a faster lap time.

Is Nascar bigger than Formula 1?

With Formula 1 attendance achieving around 4 million people per year in total, and NASCAR achieving around 3.5 million people per year. According to statistics the global TV viewership’s for Formula 1 in 2019 stood at 471 million.

How hot is an F1 cockpit?

With the engine right behind and with all the protective layers on you, the overall temperature inside the cockpit of a F-1 car reaches upto 50 degree C. Again combined with the extreme G-forces, human body temperature also increases and in turn causes a driver to lose 4lbs on an average.

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F1 is not popular in the US maybe because: History and Culture – F1 hasn’t really been part of American culture; it’s hard to introduce something “new” to people. No American team, no American driver, nothing that represent US – so basically there’s no one to support and root for.

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