Formula 1 safety car


In Formula 1, in the event of a safety car appearing, you often see cars racing to the pits in order to get a pit stop which is effectively free. How does this circumstance result in the pitstop b... 1) Porsche 914: Formula 1's first safety car. The 1973 Formula 1 season is acknowledged as one of the most accident-strewn ever, leading to the introduction of the safety car for the first time. It made its debut at the Canadian Grand Prix in the form of a yellow Porsche 914, and a slightly shambolic one at that. Mercedes-AMG will use the most powerful Official FIA F1 Safety Car of all time in the 2018 Formula 1® season: the 430 kW (585 hp) AMG GT R will have its debut as the Official FIA F1 Safety Car of the FIA Formula 1 World Championship at the Grand Prix in Melbourne, Australia from 25 to 27 March 2018. Since its formal and permanent re-introduction to the F1 rules in 1993, the Safety Car (SC) has played an increasingly prominent and important role in the sport. Last season set a record for the total number of SC deployments in one season, with 40 per cent more than the next highest season (2008 ...