IT & Data

  • The history: IT and data

    The use of live streaming started from car to pit started in in 1980s. Since then, F1 authorities have stepped in to restrict certain developments as cars got too clever and too fast.

  • Spotlight on IT and data

    Formula 1 is a "very data-centric sport", Michael Taylor, IT director at Lotus F1 tells CNBC, as it is "intrinsic to the success of the team."

  • Leadership: Monisha Kalternborn

    Monisha Kalternborn, team principal at Sauber F1, tells CNBC how she became the first female team principal and discusses women in Formula 1.

  • My moments #1

    In the 2003 British Grand Prix, a person stepped onto the track. Stephen Green, F1 Marshall tells CNBC how he had to remove the man from the race.

  • Let's break it down: Sensors

    F1 teams equip their cars with hundreds of sensors to collect data to potentially maximize their performance. Drivers are equally monitored, Mark Priestley, F1 expert explains.

  • Tactics challenge

    "Understanding the data in F1 is everything." Our experts explain how data collection and analysis are becoming increasingly sophisticated and why they are so essential.

  • My Moments #2

    American singer Macy Gray once got a crash-course in racing on the fringe of the Sao Paolo Grand Prix. Will Saunders, F1 journalist recaps the experience.

  • F1 to your car

    Computers are everywhere and the car is no exception. Some of these developments were influenced by F1. CNBC explores.

  • Beyond the numbers

    Each F1 car has 1km of wiring in it. But how much data does it collect in each race? How long does it take for the data to reach the pit? CNBC investigates.


  • Torie is a presenter and lifestyle reporter who is guest presenter for One Second in... F1 Racing.

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