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F1 VERSUS INDYCAR - TECHNICAL
ENGINE
FORMULA 1
INDYCAR
Size
1.6-liter
2.2 liter
Configuration
90° V-6
V-6
Number of Valves
24
 
Turbo
Single Turbo
One or Two Turbos
Manufacturers
Ferrari, Mercedes, Renault, Honda
Chevrolet, Honda
Horsepower
750
650-700 depending upon boost
Fuel Injection
Direct
Direct
Maximum RPM
15,000
12,000
Minimum Weight
320 lbs
248 lbs
Energy Recovery System?
Yes
No
Fuel
Different brands of Gasoline - 5.75% bio fuel
Sunoco E85 - 15% gasoline, 85% ethanol
Fuel Capacity
26.4 gallons
18.5 gallons
Manufacturer
Each Team Make Their Own
Dallara, Engine Manufacturer's supply
separate aero-kits
Monocoque
Carbon-Fiber composite, incorporating driver
controls and fuel cell
Carbon-Fiber, contains cockpit, fuel cell and
front suspension
Weight (includes driver, not fuel)
1548 lbs
1575 lbs, 1545 lbs on super speedways
Length
197"
204"
Width
71"
79"
Height
37"
45"
Wheelbase
  Adjustable from 118" - 121"
Steering
Power assisted rack and pinion
 
Suspension
Carbon-fiber wishbone and pushrod w/
inboard torsion and damper system.
 
CHASSIS
FORMULA 1
INDYCAR
Manufacturer
Pirelli P Zero
Firestone Firehawk
Front Tires
245 mm wide = 9.6"
25" - 26"        @35 psi     / 11" wide
Rear Tires
325 mm wide = 12.8"
 
Wheel Size
Front: 12" x 13", Rear: 13.7" x 13"
15"
Brakes
Brembo 6-piston front, 4-piston rear calipers
with carbon discs and pads
60 mph - 0 in 48 feet
WHEELS & TIRES
FORMULA 1
INDYCAR
TRANSMISSION
FORMULA 1
INDYCAR
  Carbon-fiber composite main case,
longitudinally mounted
Xtrac #1011
Gear Ratio
8 forward + reverse
8 forward + reverse
Gear Selection
Sequential, semi-automatic, hydraulic
activation
Paddle Shifters on steering wheel
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