Just how fast are Formula-1 Cars?

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rockingtushar

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I think they go upto around 350kmph. There are no tracks which have long enough straights for f1 cars to go faster.
 

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i think the american grand prix had a pretty long straight where the cars were at their peak RPM for the longest. nascar effect.
 


rockingtushar

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nah. the longest straight is of japanese grand prix. even the monaco grand prix has one long straight. F1 cars mostly focus on acceleration though.
 

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Just for this year i think because they had to incorporate the indian gp. :D Otherwise it is held at indianapolis track almost every year.