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TeeZee 05-31-2012 08:30 PM

Sauber F1 car cutaway
 
The Sauber F1 team took one of its cars and cut the darn thing in half, right down the middle, then shot a video explaining what youíre seeing. As top secret as Formula 1 is, this is an astounding thing for a team to do. Granted, itís a two-year old car Ė Peter Sauber isnít an idiot Ė but still, you gotta love their openness.

The video is terrific to watch... the compactness of everything. What is done to maintain the lowest possible center of gravity. The complexity... yet F1 cars have never been more reliable.

The team even trots out one of its drivers, Sergio Perez, to sit uncomfortably half-assed Ė literally Ė in the car (in most modern open-wheelers, you lie down more than sit, and the driverís feet are actually at neck level).


Click here to go to GrandPrix.comís video of the cut-away Sauber F1 car.

http://www.grandprix.com/ns/ns24161.html

jonathan2263 06-01-2012 04:05 AM

This is a very cool video and a must see for anyone interested in F1.

isjoey 06-13-2012 07:50 PM

Way cool, that is a great video! The fuel cell is unreal. Bought myself a BMW Sauber hat this past weekend... ;)

jonathan2263 06-14-2012 05:09 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by isjoey (Post 6894163)
Way cool, that is a great video! The fuel cell is unreal. Bought myself a BMW Sauber hat this past weekend... ;)

Did you find them on sale? I found one for $20. Better to get discontinued team kit than a $60 Ferrari hat.

isjoey 06-14-2012 07:17 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jonathan2263 (Post 6895850)
Did you find them on sale? I found one for $20. Better to get discontinued team kit than a $60 Ferrari hat.

Yes, only $20. I am a fan many teams, don't know if I have a favorite at the moment. Bought a Red Bull hat last year. Big Ferrari fan as well...

jonathan2263 06-15-2012 04:17 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by isjoey (Post 6896075)
Yes, only $20. I am a fan many teams, don't know if I have a favorite at the moment. Bought a Red Bull hat last year. Big Ferrari fan as well...

I'm Tifosi till I die. Can't wear the Sauber hat at GP's but still wanted something with a Roundel on it for BMW occasions.


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