A blind spot is an area on the track that the driverOK, so we all know what the driver is, right. I've always liked the description that F1 drivers are like... There's more... can’t see, so a potential hazard when a car is approaching a cornerIn formula 1, a corner is much more than a turn on the track, it is a considered and deliberate... There's more... in excess of 300kph.
Today’s F1F1 is the pinnacle of open wheel, single seater car racing and arguably the highest level of any motorsport globally.... There's more... cars have a big footprint, with the driver sitting very low in the centre of the car. This provides them with limited visibility, causing a number of blind spots.
Mirrors provide some assistance with monitoring approaching cars as well as direct communications with the race engineerRace Engineers are a team of experts who manage all aspects of the race and communicate with the driver when... There's more..., who is watching car location on the live track map.
Blind spots are also caused by tight corners, elevationElevation refers to the rise and fall of the track. Often hard to see on the TV coverage, but watch... There's more... changes and a combination of both.