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F1

iXOOST Pirelli P Zero Sound

iXOOST Pirelli P Zero Sound
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Pirelli makes half-scale replicas of its P Zero F1 tires for car builders to use in wind tunnel tests. Luxury audio maker iXOOST worked with Pirelli to make Bluetooth speakers that use the replica tires as their case. It has a 25mm silk tweeter, a 100mm woofer… and rides on an aluminum rim.

Soda Can Race Car

Soda Can Race Car

Most of the builds we’ve seen from The Q are small enough to carry, but the serial maker’s latest construction is substantially larger. It took over 400 hours to put together this 1.5:1 scale model of a Formula 1 race car, made entirely from soda cans and glue set onto a PVC chassis.

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F1 Car Goes Skiing

F1 Car Goes Skiing

F1 cars are hard enough to handle around a smoothly paved race track, so we can only imagine how much effort it took racer Max Verstappen to muscle his Red Bull F1 car down a ski slope in Kitzbühel – Tirol. Even with chains on the tires, it had to have been a handful.

2004 Arrows F1 Two-seater

2004 Arrows F1 Two-seater
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The now defunct Arrows racing team used this overhauled and slightly driven two-seater Formula 1 car to give rides to sponsors and VIPs. Decked in Lotus’ black and gold, the racer has a 3.5L V8 and comes with an extra set of slicks.

Mustang Drifts F1 Track

Mustang Drifts F1 Track

Get your daily dose of carporn with this clip from Ford Performance, as Vaughn Gittin Jr. takes his Formula Drift Mustang RTR through a bit of the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, linking two of the course’s awesome turns, and leaving behind an epic trail of tire smoke.

The Life of a Bolt

The Life of a Bolt

Red Bull shows the exacting standards of Formula One by taking us through the life of RB12-FS-00663-02, a front suspension bolt. It’s one of the over 1 million bespoke F1 car parts that race teams design, produce, inspect and test every year.

A Peek Inside Ferrari Corse Clienti

A Peek Inside Ferrari Corse Clienti

Carfection visits the garage of Ferrari’s Corse Clienti, which sells some of the carmaker’s race-driven Formula 1 cars as well as the track-only FXX series. Because the vehicles are hard to maintain, most owners leave their purchases with Ferrari instead of taking them home.

Ferrari F1 3D Audio

Ferrari F1 3D Audio

You’ll want to put your headphones on for this one. Car fanatic 19Bozzy92 decided to record his latest video with a 3D binaural microphone. The resulting audio is the next best thing to standing trackside as these amazing Ferrari F1 cars zip around the circuit at Mugello.

F1 Racer Eye Tracking

F1 Racer Eye Tracking

The Sahara Force India Formula One team had their driver Nico Hülkenberg wear a Tobii head-mounted camera with eye-tracking sensors while practicing. The resulting video points out where Nico spends most of his time looking as well as his incredible focus and reflexes.

2015 Motorhead Hakone Hill Climb

2015 Motorhead Hakone Hill Climb

Motorhead magazine’s second parade at Japan’s famous drifting spot features Lotus and Benetton Formula One racers, a Toyota GT84, an Evora 400 and of course a handful of Nissan GT-R R35s. We think last year’s video was better, but we really can’t complain.

Formewla 1

Formewla 1

YouTuber ReadyAimAction made Formula 1 more adorable by replacing the cars’ high-pitched roar with the even higher pitch cry of kittens. Formula E should adopt this and use a different animal sound for each team.

Williams FW13B Goodwood POV

Williams FW13B Goodwood POV

Williams test driver Alex Lynn shows us what it’s like to drive the FW13B, giving it a leisurely go at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The Renault 3.5L V10-powered racer was used by the Williams F1 team in 1990.

Red Bull F1 Exhaust Lamp

Red Bull F1 Exhaust Lamp

Part of Racing Gold’s Infiniti Red Bull Racing collection, this floor lamp is made from the exhaust system of one of Infiniti Red Bull Racing’s F1 cars. You’ll even get a certificate stating the source car’s history.

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Pirelli GP Experience

Pirelli GP Experience

For passionate – and rich – Formula One fans. The one day experience at Circuit Of the Americas begins with lessons and warm up rides on go karts, sports cars and supercars. You’ll then ride along on an F1X3 and finally go 3 laps in an F1 car.

The Coolest Pitstop Ever

The Coolest Pitstop Ever

To promote the partnership between British luxury outfitters Hackett and Williams Martini Racing, they dressed the team’s pit crew in Hackett’s finest formal suits and then had them change some tires. (Thanks Rory!)

Art of F1 2014

Art of F1 2014

YouTuber Miran Dilberovic captures the past year in Formula One with this intense highlight reel. See the thrills, skills, heartbreaks, escapes, winners and losers of F1 2014 set to Ctrl-Z’s remix of Dies Irae.

Maserati 250f at Monaco

Maserati 250f at Monaco

This on-car footage features racer Frank Stippler driving a 1958 Maserati 250f at the Historic Grand Prix of Monaco. Frank competed with other pre-1961 cars and drove the prizewinning Maserati to second place.

Semi Truck Jumps F1 Car

Semi Truck Jumps F1 Car

If there’s one thing that you never really want to do, it’s drive your car underneath a big rig. But that’s exactly what EMC and the Lotus F1 Team did, as they jumped a semi tractor trailer right over a moving F1 racer. BTS footage here.

F1 vs. Supercar vs. Motorbike

F1 vs. Supercar vs. Motorbike

The Top Gear Festival in Australia didn’t just have a silly slow race, it also had the opposite. Red Bull drivers Mark Webber, Jamie Whincup and Casey Stoner pit their respective rides in an extremely unfair but also very fun “race.”

The Stig Bungee Jumps

The Stig Bungee Jumps

The Stig had fun at the Top Gear Festival’s Durban leg. He rode on a motorbike, somersaulted in a buggy and drifted in a Mustang. Then he went bungee jumping… in an F1 car. Which he stole. Alternate angle here.

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F1 Car Wash

F1 Car Wash

Customers at a London gas station were treated to the world’s most intense car wash, thanks to McLaren Mercedes’ partner Mobil 1. It seemed like the cars weren’t rinsed properly, but we bet the man waiting in line made up for it.

Mercedes-Benz F1 360º POV

Mercedes-Benz F1 360º POV
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Similar to what Red Bull did in 2012, Mercedes-Benz strapped cameras to its new F1 car to record an interactive video of Nico Rosberg driving around Silverstone Circuit. You can watch the video online or through a free iPad app.

Formula 1 Physics

Formula 1 Physics

BBC Sport explains how downforce and the aerodynamic design of Formula 1 cars not only help them tear through tracks but also make them capable of driving upside down. So… why aren’t F1 cars racing upside down yet again?

1 (Trailer)

1 (Trailer)
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1 is a documentary about the golden age of Formula 1 racing – a time filled with excitement and glory, but also blood and flames. Narrated by Michael Fassbender and featuring interviews with F1 experts, officials and racers.

F1 360º View

F1 360º View

Take Google Street View, put it on an F1 car and make the cameras record not just pictures but video and what do you get? This awesome interactive joyride made for Red Bull Norway.

F1 Lincoln Tunnel Full Run

F1 Lincoln Tunnel Full Run

As Red Bull promised, here is footage of David Coulthard driving through the 1.5mi Lincoln Tunnel from the New Jersey side to New York and back in an F1 car. It sounded like gigantic mosquitoes.

F1 in New York & New Jersey

F1 in New York & New Jersey

F1 racer David Coulthard drove Red Bull’s RB7 Formula 1 race car through the streets of NYC, through the Lincoln Tunnel and into New Jersey in anticipation of 2013’s Grand Prix of America.

Sauber F1 Car Cutaway

Sauber F1 Car Cutaway

The Sauber F1 team cutoff an entire Formula One car lengthwise – guts and all – to give a detailed view of how its parts are arranged. It also reveals that F1 drivers cannot have ticklish butts.

How F1 Drivers Sit

How F1 Drivers Sit

Nico Rosberg of the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One team explains the unusual sitting position of an F1 driver inside the race car’s cockpit and the challenges that arise because of it.

Nissan Deltawing

Nissan Deltawing

Nissan’s experimental Deltawing will run the 24 Hours of Le Mans using a small 1.6L turbo 4 with just 300hp. But with rocket-like aerodynamics and reduced mass, it’s still likely to be a speed demon.

F1 2011: Co-op Championship

F1 2011: Co-op Championship
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The co-op championship mode in F1 2011 lets two players drive for the same team and compete to be the team leader. There may be no “I” in team, but there’s no “you” or “we” in it either.

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