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Dangers in F1 racing
There are inherent dangers in F1 racing that are worsened by the sport itself. It's obvious that speeding around a track over 100 mph is dangerous, but the design of the car and expectations of wealthy team owners can be just as dangerous. Being a cautious driver in F1 racing isn't as important as being a winning driver. Since safety isn't always the number one priority, the dangers in F1 racing might be ignored. The FIA, Formula One racing's official safety organization, have therefore, imposed a lot of the safety regulations that are in place today.
The Race Tracks of Formula One Racing
With tracks placed around the world, Formula One is truly an international sport. The Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit is located in Melbourne, Australia and has been a part of the Formula One circuit from 1998. Michael Schumacher holds the titles for the fastest Pole Position time and the fastest lap time both set in 2004. The Sepang International circuit is located in Malaysia. Since 2000, it has been in the Formula One circuit. Michael Schumacher holds the fastest Pole Position title and Juan Pablo Montoya the fastest lap. The Bahrain International Circuit / Sakhir Grand Prix Circuit in Bahrain is new to Formula One. The first race was held there in 2006, the year in which Michael Schumacher got the fastest Pole Position and Nico Rosberg the fastest lap. The Circuit De Catalunya in Spain has been part of Formula One since 1991. The length of the track has changes through the years resetting all positions help.
All About Formula One Racing Drivers
During the early days of Formula One racing it was not unusual for drivers to be over forty years old. As the demands of the sport have changed so have the drivers. Today's Formula One racing drivers are younger. They also are more physically fit than drivers in the past. Training begins at a young age and the career of a Formula One racing driver is usually over by his mid-30s.