How to make an F1 car: part 2

Red Bull Racing's carbon fibre cooker

It’s week two of Red Bull’s four part lesson in how to make a Formula 1 car and this week they’re teaching us all about composite materials. In this case, of course, the composite in question is carbon fibre. The material has revolutionised the sport in the 30 odd years since it was first introduced, so take the jump and learn all about it.

HOW TO MAKE AN F1 CAR

Infiniti Red Bull Racing is launching a new mini-series starting today called: The Making of an F1 Car

Split into four short episodes, the series will feature

  • PART 1: Design and R&D (Wed 18 September)
  • PART 2: Composites (Wed 25 September)
  • PART 3: Manufacturing (Wed 2 October)
  • PART 4: Assembly (Wed 9 October)

Using exclusive interviews with team members and showcasing detailed and artistic footage of the intricate procedures required to make an F1 car, this mini-series sees Infiniti Red Bull Racing opening its factory doors to show how an F1 car is made.