How is an F1 engine made?
The crankcase and cylinder block had to be made of cast or wrought aluminium alloys. The crankshaft and camshafts had to be made from an iron alloy, pistons from an aluminium alloy, and valves from alloys based on iron, nickel, cobalt or titanium.
Who builds F1 engine?
But not only in terms of technology, in terms of also the value of what Formula One can bring to the automotive manufacturer.” Currently, Formula One’s engine suppliers for the 2021 season are Mercedes, Ferrari, Honda and Renault.
Why are F1 engines so expensive?
They are bespoke power units and are appreciably expensive because the F1 market is very small. The power unit teams have substantial engineering staff, possess massive computing capabilities, work in large buildings and have many people to fill those roles.