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Who designs F1 circuits?
|Born||Hermann Tilke 31 December 1954 Olpe, Germany|
|Occupation||Engineer Racing Driver Circuit Designer|
How is MotoGP different from F1?
The main and most obvious difference between MotoGP and Formula 1 is the fact that F1 cars have four wheels to the bikes have two. Obviously,the car is much bigger than the bike, and this means their engines are also much bigger as well. The bikes use a four cylinder, 1-liter engine, capable of around 280 horsepower.
Does MotoGP use same tracks as F1?
Yes, it is now one of the circuits which is probably acceptable to have both F1 and MotoGP thanks to changes made. The death of Luis Salom, caused by ripples and bumps and then made worse by the lack of gravel run-off, was a huge wake up call that we needed to pay attention to the demands of cars and bikes.
Why are F1 cars faster than MotoGP bikes?
The MotoGP bike acceleration below about 120 mph is faster than an F1 car. At higher speeds the F1 car accelerates faster due to downforce creating more traction. Through corners the F1 car wins.
Are all Formula 1 races clockwise?
For better or worse, Hermann Tilke is the designer of all modern F1 tracks since the A1 Ring. Historic European tracks each have their own histories. Most tracks are run clockwise. This means that the pits in the inside are accessed by leaving the track on the left.
How do Formula One tracks work?
Formula One race tracks, or F1 circuits, are specially designed for high-speed racing – and speed is exactly what Formula One Grand Prix is about. Corners have to be carefully set so as to prevent serious accidents, but remain challenging.
What is the Formula One Grand Prix?
Held at Formula One race tracks across the world, top-notch drivers compete for the opportunity to win the title of Formula One World Champion for that year. Formula One race tracks, or F1 circuits, are specially designed for high-speed racing – and speed is exactly what Formula One Grand Prix is about.
What are the different Formula One racing circuits?
Other well-known Formula One racing circuits include Australia’s Albert Park Circuit in Melbourne, Silverstone Circuit in England, Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona, Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia, Hockenheimring of Germany, Hungaroring in Budapest and Canada’s Gilles Villeneuve Circuit in Montreal.
What are the most challenging Formula One tracks?
Each Formula One track is uniquely designed with several turns, curves and straights. Amongst the more challenging are Suzuka in Japan and Nurburgring in Germany. Bahrain International Circuit in Manama of Bahrain is set amidst the sand which was sprayed with a special substance to prevent it from blowing onto the track.