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.
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.
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.
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.