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THE LONG HISTORY OF FAST CARS ON THE F1 TRACKS. A SUPER FAST REWIND

Sport has been one of those genres on television which has garnered extensive popularity. Whenever one thinks of fast cars, the thought about the F1 races surely comes in the mind at least once. There are many famous venues for F1 all over the world and each of them is simply world class. The Singapore event is definitely going to be a world class event and there are millions who just wait for it each year.

If one looks at the way the F1 races have evolved, one will not be the least bit surprised. It has always been governed by speed and the mean machines on the track always deliver. Though the standards have been revised with each new development, basics are still the same. The racers are always hungry for more speed and the race tracks are full of people who want to see a new speed record.

Top brands are always competing against each other during these races and so these are very significant. So far the types of cars that have been driven on these tracks have been beautiful as well as historic. The F1 teams make these cars and simply give their best. In case you do not know these cars can go from 0 to 110 mph in just six seconds.

One of the earliest race cars that one got to see were of auto union which came up with open cabins for the drivers. These cars were started in 1933 and successfully tested. Then in 1935 they were ready for the race tracks and won nearly 25 race championships in the coming years. These cars could reach a speed of 100 mph which was astonishingly fast at that time. But these cars were clumsy to handle and so needed a perfect driver.

Alfa Romeo produced the famous Alfetta 158/159 cars which put this brand on the international maps. It has a track record of winning 47 grand prix races out of the 54 it entered in. Alfa Romeo won the first grand prix race and Alan Fangio has been one of the most successful drivers in this car. It simply ruled the racks in the 1950s

Between 1948 and 50 a new star was in the making. The Ferrari 125 F1 was ready to hit the tracks and blazed quite a few races. It was a crowd puller and had some impressive performances in its kitty. Enzo Ferrari came up with this car and modified it to deliver a performance of 275 horse-powers. It won 5 GP races.

Coming to modern day ‘Carfare’ the Lotus T128 was developed in 2011 and was a show stopper. The carbon Fiber chassis and the Renault RS 27 engine were just too much for many other cars to handle. There are many just waiting to see this car on the tracks in Singapore. Make sure that you book for your Singapore grand prix packages now to avoid any last minute mix ups.

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