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Software & Hardware Used in Formula 1

F1 cars have a lot of hardware and software on board. In this video, I explore what hardware the cars run on, the software that powers them, and the tools used at the factories.


This video wouldn't be possible without the work of others. Here are the sources I've used during my research & script writing:

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