Watch How Formula 1 Brakes Are Able To Stop 200mph Car In Seconds

It takes incredible engineering to be able to bring a vehicle from 200mph to a complete stop. And the engineers behind the F1 cars have it down to a science. YouTuber Scott Mansell took a collection of brake parts from an F1 car and goes through what makes them work.

One of the main differences is that there are two master cylinders instead of one; one for the front and one for the rear. The cylinders are mounted on a pivoting fork that’s used to adjust brake bias. The calipers have their own unique design.

For a complete breakdown piece by piece, check out the video!

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