Also referred to as the The air box is an intake on a Formula 1 car is positioned behind and above the driver's head to... There's more..., the air intake on Formula 1 is the pinnacle of open-wheel, single-seater car racing and arguably the highest level of any motorsport globally. Also... There's more... car is positioned behind and above the driver’s head to capture high-pressure, relatively undisturbed air to cool and asperate the engine.
Inside the air intake is an expansion chamber (The diffuser is the flared opening at the rear of the floor and is used to generate downforce. Air is... There's more...) that slows the air down and increases its pressure, ready for its passage into the engine inlet manifold.
The air duct is constructed around the cars roll bar.