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Where is the brake lining in a Formula 1 car?

Where do the hydraulic brake lines go from the chassis of the car to the wheel? What about the safety cable that holds the wheel in place if it is detached?

Both the brake lines and cabling goes through the suspension rods. This is purely due to aerodynamics; to make every surface as clean and aerodynamic as possible.

Written by Janita on Wednesday August 5, 2015
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