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  • Sebastian Vettel  is a German Formula One racing driver, currently driving for the Austrian racing team Red Bull Racing.
  • Schumacher made his Formula One debut with the Jordan-Ford team at the 1991 Belgian Grand Prix, driving car number 32 as a replacement for the imprisoned Bertrand Gachot. He played for Benetton, Ferrari and mercedes
  • In 2004, Forbes magazine listed him as the 2nd highest paid athlete in the world.[178] In 2005, Eurobusiness magazine identified Schumacher as the world's first billionaire athlete.
  •  As such, he is generally considered the primary authority in Formula One racing. He is most commonly described in tabloid journalism as "F1 Supremo"

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  • 1. Formula 1 – Understanding The Sport
  • 2. Introduction (1/2) • Formula One, also known as Formula 1 or F1 and referred to officially as the FIA Formula One World Championship, is the highest class of single seater auto racing sanctioned by the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA). • The "formula" designation in the name refers to a set of rules with which all participants' cars must comply. • The F1 season consists of a series of races, known as Grands Prix (from French meaning Grand Prizes), held on purpose-built circuits and public roads.
  • 3. • The results of each race are combined to determine two annual World Championships, one for the drivers and one for the constructors. • It has a global audience more than 527 million which increases every year. • The current reigning F1 world champion is Sebastian Vettel (GER). Introduction (2/2)
  • 4. INDIAN GRAND PRIX Buddha International Circuit 27 October 2013 Winner – Sebastian Vettel Three times in a row
  • 5. Formula One car First decade formula 1 cars Modern formula 1 cars
  • 6. Formula One car • A modern Formula One car is a single-seat, open cockpit, open- wheel racing car with substantial front and rear wings, and an engine positioned behind the driver. • The Formula One regulations specify that cars must be constructed by the racing teams themselves, though the design and manufacture can be outsourced. • Formula One engines may be no more than 2.4 litres in capacity. They must have eight cylinders in a 90-degree formation, with two inlet and two exhaust valves per cylinder. They must be normally aspirated, weigh at least 95 kilograms and be rev-limited to 15,000rpm.
  • 7. • The fuel used in F1 cars is fairly similar to ordinary petrol. • The driver has the ability to fine tune many elements of the race car from within the machine using the steering wheel. The wheel can be used to change gears, apply rev. limiter, adjust fuel/air mix, change brake pressure, and call the radio. Data such as engine rpm, lap times, speed, and gear is displayed on an LCD screen.
  • 8. • It consists of three days (Fri,Sat,Sun). • Practice session on Friday, Qualifying on Saturday which determines a driver’s grid position and Sunday is the raceday which is normally a 300km race which averagely gets completed by 90 mins.
  • 9. • AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX • MALAYSIAN GRAND PRIX • CHINESE GRAND PRIX • BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX • GRAND PRIX OF MONACO • GRAND PRIX OF CANADA • GRAND PRIX OF EUROPE • BRITISH GRAND PRIX • GERMAN GRAND PRIX • AMERICAN GRAND PRIX • ITALIAN GRAND PRIX • SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX • JAPANESE GRAND PRIX • KOREAN GRAND PRIX • ABU-DHABHI GRAND PRIX INDIAN GRAND PRIX FORMULA 1 RACES-2013
  • 10. Interesting Facts . • F1 cars can negotiate corners at significantly higher speeds due to its light weight and high down force. • F1 drivers have prolonged exposure to high G forces and temperatures for little over an hour. This results in an average F1 driver losing about 4kgs of weight after just one race. • In Germany 77% of roads don’t have speed limit and two champions Michael Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel belong to that country.
  • 11. Legends of F1 • Giuseppe Farina Giuseppe Farina was an Italian racing driver. He stands out in the history of Grand Prix motor racing for winning the first ever Formula One World Champion in 1950 ! => He drove an Alfa Romeo
  • 12. • Juan Fangio, from Argentina, was the first driver to book consecutive wins, he dominated 1st decade of the formula 1 championship winning 5 world championships. • => 2nd World Champion in lllllllllllllllllllllll 1951 and then 4 jjjjjjjj consecutive wins jjjjjjjjjj (1954 – 57)
  • 13. Ayrton Senna Ayrton Senna, from Brazil, was also one of the greatest formula 1 drivers winning 3 world championships. He died on race track in 1994 San Marino grand prix. Incidentally, he was the last driver to die at an F1 World Championship Grand Prix.
  • 14. Sebastian Vettel Youngest World Drivers' championship runner-up. (Age – 22) Youngest World Drivers' Championship winner (Age - 23) Youngest Double, Triple and Quadruple World Champion (Age – 24, 25, 25 repectively) Youngest Driver to lead a race, to secure pole position, and to win a race (Age – 21, 2008 Italian Grand Prix) Youngest driver to score a point in Formula One (Age – 19) The current World Champion, having won the championship in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013. He is also currently third in the overall tally of pole positions behind fellow German Michael Schumacher and Ayrton Senna.
  • 15. Michael Schumacher The Almighty of F1 Michael Schumacher is a seven time Formula One World Champion. He is the only driver in F1 history to finish in the top three in every race of a season He is also the ambassador for UNESCO and a spokesman for driver safety Schumacher and his younger brother, Ralf, are the only brothers to win races in Formula One, and they were the first brothers to finish 1st and 2nd in the same race, a feat they repeated in four subsequent races. First race 1991 Belgian Grand Prix First win 1992 Belgian Grand Prix Last win 2006 Chinese Grand Prix Last race 2012 Brazilian Grand Prix
  • 16. Race wins: 91 Consecutive titles: 5 (2000 – 2004) Wins with one team: 72 (Ferrari) Races with one team: 181 (Ferrari) Fastest laps in a season: 10 (2004) Fastest laps: 77 Pole positions: 68 Consecutive podium finishes: 19 Podiums (Top 3 finishes): 155 Podium finishes in a season: 17 Consecutive years with a win: 15 Wins at the same Grand Prix: 8 (France) Poles at the same Grand Prix: 8 (Japan) Championship titles: 7 (1994, 1995, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004) Longest time between first and last wins: 14 years, 32 days Longest reign as champion: Four years 11 months 17 days (October 8, 2000 to September 25, 2005) Astounding Feats by Schumacher Schumacher and Ferrari teammate Rubens Barrichello have the most one-two finishes of any pairing in Formula One history: 24 (2000-2005) 
  • 17. The Ferrari of Michael Schumacher slams into a gravel trap after rolling over in turn six of the Australian Grand Prix track in Melbourne in 2001! Schumacher crashing his car back in 2004, though he escaped unharmed.
  • 18. 1994 - Schumacher wins first world championship in controversial circumstances, barging Damon Hill off the track at the final race of the season, in Melbourne, to ensure the Briton would not win
  • 19. Stirling Moss is a former Formula One racing driver from England. He is regarded by some commentators as "the greatest driver never to win the World Championship". Bernie Ecclestone is the president and CEO of Formula One Management and Formula One Administration.