Do Formula 1 Race Cars Have a Speedometer?

For years, Formula 1 race cars did not have speedometers. The latest Formula 1 race cars do allow drivers to see a digital speedometer if they want. But most F1 drivers actually choose not to. Even though races are won or lost by a couple of kilometers per hour, drivers feel other metrics are much more important to their success.

Do Formula 1 race cars have speedometers?

Modern Formula 1 race cars have a high-tech steering yolk with buttons to control many of the car’s functions and a digital screen to display driving data. Drivers have the option to display speed on this screen, but few of them use it.

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