Grand Prix Insights - Monocoque

It's as strong as a bullet-proof vest, although one sheet of its material is thinner than a human hair. The monocoque, also known as 'survival cell', is the structural centre of a Formula One car. But what makes it so strong? How does it stand up to an accident? Nico Rosberg and Jock Clear from MERCEDES GP PETRONAS explain all.
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Duration 01:59
Posted Jul 5, 2011
Series Formula 1