The breaking point is the precise location where 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... hits the brakesF1 car brakes are similar to normal road cars, only they are made with different materials and operate under considerably... There's more... hard to reduce the speed of the car and enter the cornerIn formula 1, a corner is much more than a turn on the track, it is a considered and deliberate... There's more... at the maximum possible speed.
If an F1F1 is the pinnacle of open wheel, single seater car racing and arguably the highest level of any motorsport globally.... There's more... car has a top speed of around 335kph on the straight or over 90m per second, so the precision with which the driver has to learn and action the braking point is critical to maximise lap time and retain, or gain, position.
The drivers are assisted in identifying the braking point by referencing the corner boards placed at 150m, 100m and 50m from the apexApex refers to the point of the corner where the car comes closest to the inside of the track and... There's more... of the corner.