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What does a Formula 1 car cost?

“These rules bring the budgets of the big teams down to the level of the midfield,” explains Mercedes Technical Director James Allison and continues: “As one of the larger Formula 1 teams, we had to find a way to do it with much fewer financial resources can go into the season. We had to make the components of our car more durable, be able to produce them more cheaply and ensure that we deliver the same performance as before, even though our overall budget has fallen. ”Accordingly, these figures are not yet available. But we took a look at what the various parts of a Formula 1 racing car have cost so far in production.

 

Front wing and nose are around 150,000 euros - every team has several front wings with them every weekend, because this is where contacts and damage are most likely.

Commitment Racing tires costs around 6,000 euros, plus the rims, one of which is 5,000 euros.

The Wheel suspensions on all wheels together hit at 200,000 euros. The rear wheel suspensions are significantly more expensive than those of the front wheels.

Gas / brake pedal are at 10,000 euros, as they are matched 1: 1 to the driver's racing boot and are made of carbon or titanium so that they do not weigh more than 200 grams each.

Today's Computer steering wheels are hardly to be had for less than 60,000 euros.

The tailor-made one is cheaper Seat, which is individually adjusted with the so-called seat fitting - costs 10,000 euros.