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Formula 1

  1. 1. FIA Formula One World Championship
  2. 2. Index <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><li>Qualifying </li></ul><ul><li>The race </li></ul><ul><li>Grands Prix </li></ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Points system </li></ul><ul><li>Television </li></ul>
  3. 3. Introduction
  4. 4. Introduction <ul><li>Higuest class of single seatle auto racing </li></ul><ul><li>The “formula” refers to a set of rules </li></ul><ul><li>Series of races </li></ul><ul><li>Two World Championships </li></ul><ul><li>Fastest cars in the world </li></ul><ul><li>Capable of lateral acceleration of 5 g </li></ul><ul><li>Performance depends on electronics </li></ul><ul><li>Has one of the best audience in TV </li></ul>
  5. 5. History
  6. 6. History <ul><li>In 1946 first races </li></ul><ul><li>Rules were established before Second World War </li></ul><ul><li>The Championship was not formalised until 1947 </li></ul><ul><li>First Championship was won by Giuseppe Farina </li></ul>
  7. 7. Qualifying
  8. 8. Qualifying <ul><li>Was adopted for the 2006 season </li></ul><ul><li>It is split into three rounds </li></ul><ul><li>Drivers run to advance to the next round </li></ul><ul><li>Ten cars can qualify for pole position in Q3 </li></ul><ul><li>Only the best lap counts </li></ul><ul><li>Drivers eliminated in Q1 and Q2 can change their choice of tyres </li></ul><ul><li>Drivers in Q3 must start the race with the tyres used in their fastest lap </li></ul>
  9. 9. Qualifying
  10. 10. The race
  11. 11. The race <ul><li>Begins with a warm-up lap </li></ul><ul><li>Five red lights are iluminated and extinguished to signal the start of the race </li></ul><ul><li>The race should have a distance of 305 km </li></ul><ul><li>Drivers may make pit stops to change tyres and repair damage </li></ul><ul><li>Drivers must use two different types of tyres </li></ul><ul><li>The pit stop and the change of tyres are very important </li></ul>
  12. 12. The race
  13. 13. Grands Prix
  14. 14. Grands Prix <ul><li>The number of Grands Prix has varied </li></ul><ul><li>Seven races comprised the first Championship </li></ul><ul><li>The 2011 was expected to have 20 races </li></ul><ul><li>A Grand Prix can also be done in an urban circuit </li></ul><ul><li>Singapore hosted de first night race </li></ul><ul><li>The races are spread over Europe, Asia, Oceania, North and South America </li></ul>
  15. 15. Grands Prix
  16. 16. Technology
  17. 17. Technology <ul><li>The chasis is made largely of carbon-fibres composites </li></ul><ul><li>Aerodynamic downforce </li></ul><ul><li>Another factor is the design of the tyres </li></ul><ul><li>Development of KERS and DRS </li></ul><ul><li>Carbon-Carbon disc brakes used for reduced weight and increased frictional performance </li></ul><ul><li>Engines have decreased their speed from 20000 rpm to 18000 rpm </li></ul><ul><li>A wide variety of technologies are banned </li></ul>
  18. 18. Technology
  19. 19. Points system
  20. 20. Points system <ul><li>Various points systems since 1950 </li></ul><ul><li>Since 2010 the top ten cars enter in points </li></ul><ul><li>The total points won at each race are added up </li></ul><ul><li>A driver do not need to finish the race </li></ul><ul><li>In the race that less than 75% of the laps are completed, only half of the points are awarded to the drivers </li></ul><ul><li>A driver can switch teams keeping all points at the previous team </li></ul>
  21. 21. Points system
  22. 22. Television
  23. 23. Television <ul><li>Can be seen in every country </li></ul><ul><li>Has one of the largest global TV audiences </li></ul><ul><li>In 2008 the audience was 600 million people per race </li></ul><ul><li>The cumulative audience was calculated to be 54 billion people </li></ul><ul><li>Formula 1 can also be watched in your mobile phone </li></ul>

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