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WATCH: How F1 teams deliver upgrades

Producing car upgrades is not an easy task in Formula 1. It takes a lot of work behind the scenes to make a concept, turn it into reality, and ensure that it produces results on track.

Mercedes garage
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A Formula 1 car consists of around 16,000 parts, of which 10 percent will carry over year-on-year.

It's high speed research and development for teams, with cars constantly evolving over the course of a 20-race season.

To achieve this, parts must go through many different departments in a factory over the course of weeks which involves taking a concept, putting it through the design process, and delivering it on track.

Check out the video below from Mercedes on how upgrades parts go through this highly intricate process.


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