Carbon fibre was first introduced in Formula 1 in 1981 when McLaren first explored the use of it for creating a monocoque.
It's main advantage is strength over weight, providing drivers with a crucial safety system while also being light enough to give performance.
Mercedes Composites Manufacturing Engineer, Oliver Jones, talks through the process of creating carbon fibre before it ends up making its way on an F1 car.
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Revealed: 2023 F1 driver salaries
How much money will F1's class of 2023 take home with them? It's easy to assume that the likes of Lewis Hamilton, Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc are the sport's biggest earners, find out which F1 stars take home the biggest pay cheques:
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