The performance difference between F1 and LMP1 cars is aerodynamics, particular the trade-off between downforce and drag and top speed. Not only does a spoiler stabilise a racing car at high speed, it can also allow it to corner faster.
Are Formula 1 cars getting slower?
Are F1 cars getting faster? Yes. That’s why they are being slowed down.
Are 2021 F1 cars slower?
Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff believes the 2021 cars will start the season slower than the 2020 versions due to aero and tyre changes. … So Wolff said the record-breaking pace we became accustomed to with the 2020 cars likely will not be repeated in 2021, for sure not in the first half of the season.
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.
Are older F1 cars faster?
F1 cars only recently surpassed the lap speeds of cars from 12–14 years earlier. Yes they do. In fact its 1.5 seconds faster every year.
What was the fastest F1 car ever?
Just shy of 400 but it was successfully the fastest an F1 car has ever officially gone! In testing for the event with the final spec car, Alan did hit a ridiculous 413.205km/h.
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.