New Delhi: Ever wondered how different is the engine of a Formula One car from an ordinary car? On which fuel the F1 cars run? How long the tyre of an F1 car can last?
As the country is all set to make its grand entry into the high profile and glamorous world of Formula One, here is a guide to some interesting facts -- a combination of information and rules -- about the sport.
Revving to a limited 18,000 RPM (Rotation per minute), a modern F1 engine consumes about 450 litres of air every second with race fuel consumption around 75 litre per 100 km.