Category Archives: Formula 1

G1 Wants to Hide F1’s Car keys #6

Starting a formula one car:  Unlike road cars the F1 cars don’t have an inbuilt electric starter that starts the engine as one twists the car keys in the ignition switch. A formula one car uses an external electric starter … Continue reading

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Weight (kg): F1 Loses, G1 Gains #5

Well driving an F1 car, can be good idea for all those fitness…or  “weight management” centers and that too with guaranteed results!! However it is easier said than done.  The thrill of high speed driving brings stress, high g forces … Continue reading

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Finally…G1 Scores A Point! # 4

In the battle of which car is better? Formula One or road car? finally G1 scores a point over F1 and the scores are 2:1 with F1 leading. Watch out this space for upcoming episodes of F1 and G1 as … Continue reading

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Crash! #3

* Based on Mark Webber’s crash in 2010 European Gran Prix at Valencia. Reference link -http://f1-grandprix.com/?page_id=11065# For video of Webber’s crash click – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kNZzqqdhM0 Disclaimer: The above figures for speed are based on previous incidences in F1 and road car and … Continue reading

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68 Spare Tyres? My Car Has Just One! #3

Illustration by Durga Kale and Kalyani Khodke Ever thought why a formula one car needs change of tyres during a race whereas for a road car, the tyres are changed only after about 30,000*km? WHY?           … Continue reading

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Tyre Change in JUST 3.5 Seconds! #2

Illustrations by Durga Kale. Where we struggle for atleast 15 minutes to half an hour to change a punctured tyre of our car, all four tyres of a formula one car are changed in 3.5 seconds during a pit stop. … Continue reading

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Starring F1 and G1: Episode #1

If there is a contest for the BETTER CAR,  between a road car and a formula one car then which one will get your vote? …..Wait before you finalize your vote … Meet F1 and G1, two friends fighting it … Continue reading

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