On a wet track, 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... Today's F1 cars are running 18-inch wheels (up from 13 inches in recent years) with the widths unchanged - 305mm... – even special treaded wet-weather tyres, which can shift up to 65 litres of water per second – can build up a micro-thin layer of water between the tyre and track.
In extreme circumstances, the car can effectively float on top of the water. As a result, the OK, so we all know what the driver is, right. I've always liked the description that F1 drivers are like... is in serious risk of losing control, with steering and braking ineffective. Teams will also raise the ride height of the cars so the stepped underbody isn’t at risk of aquaplaning.
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