One, or F1 racing as it's known, has grown out of Grand Prix's
early days. This type of racing features the best in technology
that a race car can offer. In today's world, the cars are highly
sophisticated, and as complicated to drive as an F16 aircraft.
speeds in excess of 200+ mph, the drivers are at the top of their
game, and quick responses and a delicate hand are needed to pilot
the cars around some of the world's greateat tracks.
cars are generally built by top car manufacturers and teams. Many
of the cars incoroprate technology that's more than cutting edge,
and electromics that are far beyond the usual street car or racing
one has cars and engines from Mercedes, Honda, Ferrari, BMW-Williams,
Lotus, Mclaren, and many others. All trying to win the Formula
One Championship at the end of the season, which is based on points.
model companies produce many kits of thse cars, including Fujimi,
Revell, and Tamiya. More higher end model companies are Model
Factory Hiro, Studio 27 and Ebbro.
kits are like the real cars. Multipiece affairs that incorporate
small detail parts, and unique systems that make an F1 race car
like no other scale model car kit.
most common scale is 1/20. Revell makes a few that are 1/24. Either
scale can have a high parts count and many racing details.
whatever kit you choose, or whatever driver you root for, you'll
be building a model car of some of the fastest race cars in the
fact: A modern F1 car creates so much down force, if it were able
to drive on the roof of a tunnel, it would stick to the surface.