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yea i heard about that drink dispensing button, it doesnt pour into their mouths, its in drops because anything more than drops and they'd choke because of the g-force..they are also known to download pr0nz at f1 speeds while racing..they have it good.


In all seriousness, that drinks button is to activate a pump to send a trickle of fluid (energy drink, water, whatever the driver and his physio have cooked up) up through a hose into the driver's helmet and into the driver's mouth.

Ah, F1... how I love thee...
    
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I am on my schools SAE Formula Hybrid team. We are building a mini formula car with a hybrid electric driveline. We have a complicated stearing wheel, not that complicated, but we have all sorts of buttons and a LCD. We use a cell phone processor I think.
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Cool cool. I can't stand NASCAR or any other stockcar racing for that matter, but Indycar/Formula 1 (I know they are different, but in my eyes they are similar) are awesome! I guess Phoenix, Arizona is getting a track this year! Woohoo. yay for street tracks!
    
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I love how all non-F1 fans are posting here.

Just to address a driver's need to, um, relieve himself in the middle of a grand prix, he doesn't have to worry about that so much. Not when he sweats constantly during the race. And considering that, as Kimi Raikkonen once remarked during a pre-race interview on the starting grid, he needed to break off the brief interview because he "needed to piss."
haha. i remember that, that was funny.
    
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Man Formula 1 drivers must be midgets to fit in there...

And holy crap that steering wheel
I'll hear more holy crapfrom you when you realize what this baby cost so how much does your steering wheel costs?
http://windexx.com/2006/06/29/formula-1-steering-wheel/
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It's not like having an AMD processor will make your car go faster or anything...The driver does a lot of the work.
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It's not like having an AMD processor will make your car go faster or anything...The driver does a lot of the work.
But its the work of the processors that get the telemetry, the data behind the car, what everyone else is doing, weather forecasts, temperature readings... etc etc. Of course the drivers do the work out on the track
    
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I think the scaling of Opteron based servers is what got their eye.
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But its the work of the processors that get the telemetry, the data behind the car, what everyone else is doing, weather forecasts, temperature readings... etc etc. Of course the drivers do the work out on the track
And trust me, it doesn't take a quad core to do that. Our formula hybrid runs on a cell phone processor.

This car would be faster if they used a Intel 45nm dual core. You would save about 60 watts of power (.08 HP).
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And trust me, it doesn't take a quad core to do that. Our formula hybrid runs on a cell phone processor.

This car would be faster if they used a Intel 45nm dual core. You would save about 60 watts of power (.08 HP).
lol, you even reccomend Intel processors in racing threads.... I love you Pauldovi

That is a complete and utter lie.

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