Differences between an IndyCar and an F1 car explained

2017 Ferrari
2017 Ferrari

Fernando Alonso will drive an IndyCar for the first time on May 3rd and then of course the Indy 500. Ever wonder what the main differences are between a current F1 and IndyCar?

AutoRacing1.com explains the main differences in this video filmed at the 2017 GP of Alabama. We forgot to mention in the video that the F1 engine is a hybrid engine. F1 has two energy recovery systems one recovering enegy from braking (MGU-K) and the other energy from the exhaust (MGU-H). An F1 engine is very complicated and expensive but raises fuel economy. Do fans care about fuel economy of a race car? Of course not.

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