With ten teams each fielding two, nearly, identical cars it can be tricky to tell one OK, so we all know what the driver is, right. I've always liked the description that F1 drivers are like... from the other.
There are three key ways to identify which driver is in which car,
- The driver’s number
- The colour of the camera on top of the car
- The driver’s helmet
You should also watch the data on the screen as the provider will, more often than not, put the name of the driver being followed on the coverage.
Each driver has a unique number assigned to them by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile is the association responsible for the interests of motoring organisations and motor car users across the.... 2019 Numbers shown above Numbers are used to identify the team, car and driver. Since 2014, drivers have been able... are displayed on the front of the The chassis in F1 is a monocoque, or shell construction, that uses an external carbon fibre skin to support most... and on the side of the car. But not always that easy to spot.
The cars have cameras mounted on top of the air intake and each team must use one black and one yellow, and drivers are allocated to a colour for the duration of the season. In the days of old, they were allocated with the primary driver taking the black and the secondary driver taking the yellow.
Drivers are free to design their own helmets. In the example above, Sebastian Vettel has his trademark white Formula 1 racing helmets are extremely strong and durable safety devices custom-fitted to the driver's head. They undergo compulsory FIA-approved... with three stripes (often the colours of the German Race tracks have long used flags as a way for marshals to communicate with drivers. The colour and meaning of...) and Lance Stroll is wearing dark green. Be aware, that drivers often change the design of their helmets so it pays to keep an eye out at the start of the weekend.