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What is the typical braking balance in F1 cars?

The exact breaking balance varies from track to track as well as from car to car. But what would be the typical breaking balance, rear or front weighted?

Due to moving mass the breaking balance is on the front. Otherwise it would be similar to pulling the handbrake in the car, drifting to the corner. It's a complex system altogerher as there is also an electronic system that emulates breaking balance because of the energy recollection system of the hybrid drive. Differences in balance between drivers is minimal.

Written by Janita on Friday July 8, 2016
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