IndyCar cars are also faster, with no restrictor plate to reduce speed. IndyCars race at approximately 235 mph, whereas NASCAR races at 200 mph. To give some perspective, an IndyCar will travel 344 feet per second (115 yards).
Would an F1 car beat an IndyCar?
An F1 car will out accelerate an IndyCar but an IndyCar will get to a higher speed than an F1 car. IndyCar’s and F1 cars are have different gear ratios, different number of gears, different areo set-ups and are made to run differently. Say the situation is a drag race.
Can a normal person drive an F1 car?
Yes, you can, as long as you have a regular driver’s licence. I know there are a few tracks around the world that offer this as an experience. It’s not inexpensive, of course, but then F1 cars aren’t exactly Ford Focus cheap either. These events are usually held only a few times a year at each track.
How many miles per gallon does an Indy car get?
MPG. Indy cars average 1.92 MPG. About 1.3 gallons of ethanol fuel is burned every 2.5-mile lap.
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.