F1 races and information you may not know

The F1 race has its roots in the European Grand Prix since the 1920s, but it wasn’t until 1950 that the first world championship race was held at Silvertone racetrack, England by the World Racing Federation (FIA).


In the F1 2019 season, a total of 10 racing teams from famous brands such as Mercedes, Ferrari, Redbull, Renault compete with each other in 21 stages taking place around the world. Each racing team has 2 participants, so there are a total of 20 competing cars. The racing team will design their own car but must use engines sponsored by Ferrari, Mercedes, Renault or Cosworth. The maximum speed that F1 supercar can reach is 370 km/h.

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After nearly 70 years of development, F1 tire replacement time is reduced from 1 minute to less than 2 seconds. In order to do that, the driver must stop the car extremely accurately so as not to crash into the waiting mechanic, at the same time 4 other mechanics will change the tire. The record for F1 tire replacement time was 1.89 seconds set by British racing team Williams in 2017 in Azerbaijan.

F1 racing is one of the most expensive sports. According to the statistics of F1 racing teams, each year the amount to spend is extremely large, about 100 million USD and possibly up to 500 million USD. Engine research and development alone cost the racing teams $ 125-225 million. Currently, F1 racing betting is also becoming popular. Players can participate in betting at famous online casinos like W88 or M88.

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To become an F1 driver, riders have to spend about 20 million USD and have been trained since they were only 8-9 years old with the beginning of go-kart racing. However, sometimes the riders do not need to spend so much money and can still attend the F1 tournament by shining in the small races, the “big” like Mercedes, Ferrari, Mc Laren found out about investing in these riders. In the past, there were many riders who showed themselves and rose with their true talents like Niki Lauda, ​​Esteban Ocon or Max Verstappen.

The most famous driver of the 21st century is Michael Schumacher, who has won 5 consecutive victories. The rider’s name became better known after the late racer Ayrton Senna died at Imola. An accident in 2014 when skiing caused the driver to become paralyzed and unable to speak.

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Lewis Hamilton is the name most successful in F1 racing to date. Last season, the driver won 233/250 points with 9 consecutive race wins, surpassing the legendary Michael Schumacher.

Every time you win a trophy at a race, the winner receives a prize of about 200,000 USD and will double, triple if he wins the final. Michael Schumacher is one of the world’s most terrible drivers, with an estimated $30 million a year.

The most arduous car race on the planet

The Indianapolis 500 arduous race is a symbol of skill, taking place among the world’s leading car experts.


The annual motorsport race, nicknamed “Indianapolis 500”, is often referred to as the “Indy 500” with a length of exactly 500 miles (805km) over 200 laps, held annually at the dedicated shaped race. Oval Motor Speedway (IMS), located in the town of Wayne, just outside the city of Indianapolis (Indiana, USA), is obviously the toughest fixed-race car track in the world, always requiring drivers brave guts …

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These 500 miles of long journey are not difficult for professional manufacturers who design cutting-edge sports racing cars with the help of the latest computers, then proceed. Tested in specialized aerodynamic systems before delivery. The Indianapolis 500 arduous race is a symbol of skill, taking place among the world’s leading car experts.

This is the most famous race track in the US, although it is not the fastest race, as well as requires the highest professional skill. The continuous left-turning cycle of the track obliges the athletes to press the gas continuously and to slow down at the right moment of cornering so that the high-capacity engines have the opportunity to “relax” – one of the most crucial things to make a technical victory.

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Since 1911, when Indy 500 was held in Indianapolis for the first time so far (only interrupted during 2 World Wars), accident statistics have increased steadily: 14 athletes died on the track, only 21 others while practicing or testing cars. The accident also claimed the lives of 30 technical staff and the audience (the most recent person killed by a tire hit by the tire).

Only the process of training and improving the preparation skills for the race had 25 cases of accidents, 23 drivers and a concrete eel separated the race from the audience. Traditionally, athletes who have had an accident in Indianapolis often show up in wheelchairs in the honor block in the IMS main bleachers.

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Causes of accidents in Indy 500 include two reasons: First to not lose speed when cornering, riders often “glide” close to the wall – the concrete eel protects only a few centimeters. Secondly, in an attempt to regain the vanguard during the start, many inexperienced riders were turned over in the first bend.

Many new measures have been applied to limit the number of deaths and casualties, such as limiting engine volume, for athletes to wear special costumes that are difficult to build and do not catch fire, and install automatic systems. interrupting fuel when an incident occurs…

Russian GP: Mercedes defends territory

The race in Russia witnessed a dramatic chase. And in fact after what the racers have shown, the three riders present on the podium glory are indeed very worthy. But from here, the F1 championship race in 2019 has taken an important turning point.


The huge advantage in the straight line with softer tires helped Ferrari beat Mercedes from the start. Sebastian Vettel from the 3rd rank rose to the top of the 2nd when taking advantage of every opportunity that he had while Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas struggled with McLaren behind.

The race was slightly interrupted by the collision, causing Romain Grosjean to give up from the first round and Daniel Ricciardo had a flat tire, but also gave up in the 30th round.

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Ferrari dominated the first tire stint despite the debate over the order of the two riders in the first rounds and that was what the Italian team impressed the most in this race. As soon as Vettel finished his pit-stop, his car had a problem with its kinetic energy regeneration unit (MGU-K) and had to give up, unfortunately. This makes the virtual safety car appear and Mercedes takes advantage of it and takes the lead when leaving the pit.

Shortly afterwards the Security Vehicle (SC) was also put on the track with the accident of George Russell (Williams) and Ferrari probably made a tactical mistake when Leclerc put on tire changes again to attack Mercedes but fell. Get behind both opponents’ cars. Efforts in the last 20 rounds were not enough for him to improve his position and create miracles in Sochi.

Finally, the “Silver Arrow” continued to protect its territory with a fourth victory for Hamilton, while Bottas came second, bringing a 1-2 victory which was considered a surprise after what Ferrari showed in the 7th day.

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The third podium position was considered a consolation gift for Leclerc and the team after a difficult and chaotic race. Red Bull returned after the unsuccessful rating run and finished in the top 5 for both Max Verstappen and Alex Albon.

McLaren has both cars finished in the top 10 and continues to consolidate its lead in the middle group while main rival Renault only has Nico Hulkenberg to score. Sergio Perez continued his high performance for Racing Point in phase 2 of the season with the third stage scoring, while the last driver to score was Kevin Magnussen, despite being penalized for 5 seconds for running out of the track and taking advantage. but ended the 2-month drought for Haas.

Mercedes: “Leclerc has gone beyond the limit”

Toto Wolff leader said that the referee will have to escort the police if they fined Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc at home Monza.


“The referees have difficulty deciding whether to fine or warn Charles Leclerc”, Motorsport quoted Mr. Wolff. “Leclerc’s defensive action against Lewis Hamilton may exceed the allowed limit. Hamilton had the mind to steer the collision avoidance. But the referee has no other way. Ferrari is leading in the Grand Prix Italy and fined five seconds? Then the referee will have to escort the police to leave”.

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Wolff alluded to the situation in round 23, before the second corner. Hamilton, after hiding Leclerc wind in a straight line, swung to the right and jumped near the opponent. Leclerc drove to the right to push Hamilton to the curb. This makes the Ferrari driver unable to turn in the corner, having to choose a longer path to return to the track. After this situation, Leclerc was cautioned by the black and white flag. That means if recidivism is committed, Leclerc will be disqualified. But Wolff hinted the referee’s warning was still mild.

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“There will be many accidents with this situation. The black and white flag warning law will set a bad precedent. Because riders will take risks because they believe they will only be warned before being punished”, he insisted.

Hamilton also somewhat agreed with Wolff. “Many times I have to give in order to avoid a collision with Leclerc. That is the problem of the current F1 racing rules. We have repeatedly called for clarification of the rules but have not achieved the goal. In this case, the referees have a different opinion”, he said.

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Leclerc finished first in Monza, helping Ferrari crown at home for the first time since 2010. Hamilton pursued Leclerc for most of the race, coming only third when he lost twice to the pit. In return, the British racer achieved the fastest lap in the final rounds with new soft tires.