How does the Formula 1

• How does the Formula 1

How does the Formula 1

In the Spanish Valencia passed the "Formula 1" Grand Prix of Europe. I managed to visit not only the most interesting places, but also to live to see the work of the winning team.

When it comes to the "Formula 1", we first imagine the cars that lightning sweep in front of television cameras. Today, however, I propose to go behind the scenes and a few hours before the start to see how to construct the famous race ...

Log in for the race. Bags studying formally checking set are very loyal and friendly:

How does the Formula 1

Tickets with chips allow to visit different areas of the race. We got two: blue lets go to the paddock club, green in the motorhome. What it is, I will tell and show you below:

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Tickets for the second day of the race:

How does the Formula 1

At the input there are numerous souvenir shops with T-shirts, hats, shirts and other items with race symbols:

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Alonso - the Spaniard, so that all the inhabitants of Valencia rooting for Ferrari. He, by the way, I won the race:

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Immediately after entering the spectators get to the area where they are met by the animators and clowns. All very fun, bright and colorful:

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In general, the whole area of ​​"Formula-1" - is part of the city on the coast, which is fenced off for the duration of the race:

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"Formula 1", as a layer cake, in the center of which Raceway. First layer - a number of special sliding buses, motor home, which are located racing teams:

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This is the Ferrari motorhome - a huge transformer, assembled from several buses in a palace:

How does the Formula 1

Inside the main room is a café and a rest area for them is a series of small rooms for drivers, team owners and the guests of honor of the race:

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Luca di Montezemolo, president of Ferrari and team owner. He went to talk to the press, because inside the motorhome allowed only a few lucky ones:

How does the Formula 1

The next "layer" of the race - the second series of motor home. They have already carried out directly preparation for arrivals:

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For example, motorhoumy Maroussi, which foreigners called Marash:

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motorhome Ferrari - one of the biggest and brightest:

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The press is not allowed inside, so most of the journalists were watching the riders and guests at the entrance:

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A very close already happening training - team personnel wash wheel:

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passes inside:

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In one race team may use a limited number of sets of rubber, so each of them strictly and closely following:

How does the Formula 1

only the participants, technicians and staff Serviced race can take place in this area. They each have a nominal set of headphones:

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Next, garage (box), the last line of the track before. Even we, the holders of special permits, stay here only if accompanied. Along the way one can see rubber, prepared for the race: each wheel individually packed and connected:

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Garage, the holy of holies:

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This is the car of Alonso, on it he will win the race. Now, however, he exploded: equipment check all the mechanisms and parts of the machine:

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In boxing weight laptops, monitors and various digital toppings. Everything is computerized to a limit:

How does the Formula 1

So the garage looks from the pit lane, the part of the race track, where technical stops occur:

How does the Formula 1

A general view of the pit lane. The speed in this area is limited, but in 1993, before the introduction of this rule, Ayrton Senna set the race record, having passed through the pit line and thus reducing the range of distance:

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between the track and the pit lane are special cabins. The monitors sit some of the team's most important people: they observe the parameters of the car, remotely adjust them and essentially determine the strategy of the race:

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And this man shows a passing rider arrival data - location, time, etc. Every pilot his people:..

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Each sign is signed in the name of the pilot:

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The same cabinet of the Russian team:

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It looks like the image on the monitor. Now all is quiet, but during the race, I think, the picture looks different:

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are special people who follow the progress of the race placed across the road:

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There was an impression that it is the volunteers:

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One of the few people who have the opportunity to go on the road, even during the race:

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And then, finally, the route - the center and the heart of the "Formula 1":

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During the match, which went for two hours, it was a terrible heat - 32 degrees.

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This is the paddock club, then we were fed, poured wine and entertained. Actually, in the paddock and the Club was held honoring the winners of the race:

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Everyone tried to take a picture on the background of the characters, "Formula 1":

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Alonso, winner:

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There was a rally souvenir autographed by the pilot of the race: Each guest threw his business card, from which the winner of the "Formula 1" is randomly selected lottery winner:

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Several times is a traditional stroll through the pit lane:

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Walk at this point is not very convenient: in the pitlane comes mass of people, all removed, the hustle and drop the boxes:

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above the garage located balconies with excellent views of the pit-lane and online. Start of the race everyone looked away, and then the balcony was empty - Formula 1 more interesting to watch on TV. Jumped to the balcony only during pit stops:

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After the race, to bring us cups and some even managed to take a picture with them:

How does the Formula 1