You are probably wondering what really is formula 1 (F1)? Whoever said you can’t invent a sport with cars? Formula 1 is the most prestigious way of racing in the
world. It is governed by the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile, or FIA, based in France.
What types of cars are used and who participates?
Dating back in time the cars that were originally used in the sport are called open-wheeled cars, but are still used although there are now being developed. These are cars that have their wheels outside the body of the car. With the engine behind the driver’s cockpit. The big fish in the water are the ones that rule in this game. In other words, those that have made a name for themselves are the ones that actually participate. These include the big giants in the game. The following teams participated; Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz, McLaren, Renault, BMW, Lotus and other automobile companies.
Formula 1 comes to South Africa
South Africa is a well known country for its participation in the world events. The last Grand Prix was held in 1993 in South Africa. Then again that did not stop the South Africans from grooming more racers that would actually go and represent them outside their motherland. Rory Byrne South African born has led the design of the f1 cars.
Insurance and F1 cars
Insurance is a must-have. Racers have a higher risk of being injured so it is important for them to be insured. But yet again ensuring their cars can be costly but the insurance does pay-out for their medical bills. After all, life is precious so it is important to make sure that they take care of the injured or insure when the worst comes like death.