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Sauber gives fascinating insight into how an F1 car is packaged

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Sauber gives fascinating insight into how an F1 car is packaged
May 30, 2012, 4:09 PM

Every now and then an F1 team puts out a video that really gets you thinking.

Every now and then an F1 team puts out a video that really gets you thinking.

Sauber has issued a video which gives a really good insight into how all the technology and components are packaged into an F1 car.

They've done something very innovative: cutting a car in half, so you see exactly how the engine, the fuel cell and even the driver fit in. Everything is about getting the weight low to the ground. The driver's backside is only 10mm off the track surface, for example!

Sergio Perez lends a hand to show how unnatural the position of the driver is.

For a full selection of team videos and insights go to JA on F1 Connect
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Tags innovation