Have you ever heard of the price of a car driving over the 1 billion mark? Or find the price of a car wing worth more than 2 billion? If not, welcome to Formula 1 (F1), the most expensive sport in the universe.
Tens of billions of rupiah are not enough to build an F1 car. It takes hundreds of billions of rupiah to make an F1 car worthy of being pitted on the racing track. Even then, there is no guarantee that you will always win.
Not to mention the costs for research, development, crew salaries, driver salaries, production costs, operational costs, and so on. Maybe, this fantastic number does not matter for big teams like Ferrari or McLaren. However, for a small team, it is a tough problem. Curious? The following is information about the estimated costs required to build an F1 car.
The engine is the most important component in F1. Each team is competing to formulate powerful machines so that they can provide sufficient speed to lead racers and constructors to become champions.
Therefore, the costs incurred by the F1 team to build a powerful 1.6-liter turbo-charged V6 engine are quite expensive, around 8 to 10.5 million US dollars (150 billion), depending on the team’s needs. However, that price could go up to around US $ 14 million or more than 200 billion, if a team wants a faster engine.
The high cost of an F1 engine is not only calculated from the material, but … Read More