Why Don't F1 Cars Have Brake Lights?

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Ever wondered why F1 cars don't use this standard safety feature that are in road cars? Well, wonder no more...
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  • I've always wondered

    Trevor MckellenTrevor Mckellen45 minuuttia sitten
  • Mind blown that there are countries whose cars don't have rear fog lights. Rear fog lights are brighter red lights that can be turned on independently of your normal rear lights, thus increasing your visibility to people driving behind you when there is fog. Unless you guys think that being hit on the rear, is only a problem to those crashing on you. Hazard lights are fine and dandy, but in poor light conditions, you can't always easily tell if the car with hazard lights on is traveling in the same direction.

    Story TellerStory Teller2 tuntia sitten
  • I already knew that.

    THEMALDsTHEMALDs10 tuntia sitten
  • Just came to say I didn't know.

    4Leka4Leka14 tuntia sitten
  • I want to know why there isn't a 3wheel f1 car

    that 1 car guy icethat 1 car guy ice19 tuntia sitten
  • Don't ever praise the FIA they have killed the sport. Make a video about that!

    JeffereyJefferey19 tuntia sitten
  • Rear Fog Lights?????????????? WTF are you talking about fog lights are on the front of the car the yellow ones

    Achronic DethAchronic DethPäivä sitten
  • I'm gonna be honest, I didn't KNOW but I was correct that it was the driver's knowing the braking distances

    ShadowAceShadowAcePäivä sitten
  • i didnt know.

    ShykaroShykaroPäivä sitten
  • One word answer why your wrong: MUGELLO! Best drivers in the world distracted by a light, don't think SO.

    Neil BarronNeil BarronPäivä sitten
    • Tf is wrong with you

      The DudeThe DudePäivä sitten
  • Fun fact, on a certain sports car there may or may not be someone who has installed a switch on a steering wheel that can activate the brake lights independently of the actual application of the brakes themselves. ;)

    Redux GarageRedux GaragePäivä sitten
  • Why don't the Williams cars have reversing lights?

    MrSaemichlausMrSaemichlausPäivä sitten
  • rear fogs lol tf ? or just the hazards

    RichardRichard2 päivää sitten
  • Rear fog lights??

    Martian JMartian J2 päivää sitten
  • and the question is not answered?

    doel89doel892 päivää sitten
  • Who brakes looses, that's why you don't need brake-lights

    ova kefaliova kefali2 päivää sitten
  • I reckon that given the option the designers said no, we don’t really need the extra weight or power consumption of brake lights and the drivers said it’s nobodies business when I brake, if they can’t see it stop rolling I’m not about to help them. F1 is raced in open wheelers so wheels are almost always easily seen ( the exception is when they come off and bounce up ) ....

    Chris BraidChris Braid2 päivää sitten
  • That jab at ferrari with the tractor... I see what you did

    suyog shettisuyog shetti3 päivää sitten
  • Why f1 car breaks are too hard..?

    Deon EmmanuelDeon Emmanuel3 päivää sitten
  • So LMP1 cars don’t no?

    KrunchKrunch4 päivää sitten
  • I already knew that of course, just clicked to write this

    Daniel LokočDaniel Lokoč5 päivää sitten
  • Thank you. I didn't know that

    Jeroen StrompfJeroen Strompf5 päivää sitten
  • “Unless you’re driving a really terrible F1 car” SF1000: Allow me introduce myself

    Deep MhatreDeep Mhatre5 päivää sitten
  • OmG i KnOw ThE aNsWeR!!!! ThAt MeAnS eVeRyOnE kNoWs tOOoO!!111!! /s

    LAIDAN22LAIDAN226 päivää sitten
    • fr tho, it's annoying seeing those kinda people on videos similar to explaining something

      LAIDAN22LAIDAN226 päivää sitten
  • Matt: Brake lights are distracting Also Matt: Flashing lights that indicate that the car ahead is harvesting power is actually really useful

    AntneeAntnee7 päivää sitten
  • "The rear lights are used as head lights from the car ahead" Lewis Hamilton in first: 😢👍

    Atleast37ninjasAtleast37ninjas7 päivää sitten
  • Question: what is the point of the teeny tiny windscreen on the F1 cars? They're not tapered and don't cover a drivers hands when turning so presumably not for aerodynamics?

    InfidellicInfidellic8 päivää sitten
  • Breaking points are literally different between every car including cars of the same teams even though it’s only a fractional difference

    ウルトラUrutoraウルトラUrutora9 päivää sitten
  • Why there's no F1 car in public road?

    MuhammadNWMuhammadNW10 päivää sitten
  • No gud answer

    narendrakumarbinnarendrakumarbin11 päivää sitten
  • I think it could be used in a cheeky way as well. I mean if I was a racer ahead of you and felt intimidated by you I could essentially brake check you by applying very light pressure on my brake. Only enough to bring the light on and prevent you from accelerating.

    Kym IanKym Ian11 päivää sitten
  • Most stupid video I've watched they do have break light's

    Edward HekkenbergEdward Hekkenberg11 päivää sitten
  • why did you make this video and Why is the title why don't F1 cars have brake lights? When they clearly do F1 CARS DO HAVE BREAK LIGHTS

    Edward HekkenbergEdward Hekkenberg11 päivää sitten
  • I thought it was not to provide info to the potential late braker running behind.

    Ken MayKen May12 päivää sitten
  • There’s a reason why out of 7.5 billion of us, there’s only 20 of them 😏

    FiveinalineFiveinaline12 päivää sitten
  • What about LMP1 cars and prototypes in general ... They're just as fast as a F1 car and they do have brake lights ... And is not a distraction apparently ....

    Matthew SouzaMatthew Souza13 päivää sitten
  • When he shoed the slow "F1 car", he should have shown a 2020 ferrari..

    lordos100lordos10013 päivää sitten
  • I think is is tactics

    RGBfürmehrfraueninderstundeRGBfürmehrfraueninderstunde13 päivää sitten
  • I did not know why, thats why I watched the Video... 😉

    NopsiNopsi14 päivää sitten
  • 1:13 is that a ferrari

    Cormac ChesneyCormac Chesney16 päivää sitten
  • F1 cars drive faster than the speed of light so they don’t need brake lights because it wouldn’t work. next video why don’t f1 cars have a horn? Because they drive faster than the speed of sound (sonic booms). :p

    Michael_v2Michael_v217 päivää sitten
  • Why F1 cars dont have roofs ?

    ZaynZayn17 päivää sitten
  • Why are F1 Cars no Hovercrafts

    Florian HoferFlorian Hofer18 päivää sitten
  • I'm sry 2 comment this but 1000th comment 😂😂😅

    Kyle baileyKyle bailey20 päivää sitten
  • "unless you're driving a really terrible f1 car" shows Ferrari

    MinigigantMinigigant21 päivä sitten
  • Why F1 cars have steering wheel?

    Rill MusicRill Music21 päivä sitten
  • 1:13 is that a ferrari?

    Mateus AlvesMateus Alves21 päivä sitten
    • Ye

      ????19 päivää sitten
  • brake lights are dead weight tht makes them slower

    richie laurichie lau21 päivä sitten
  • ok cool video dude

    FrittenFriseurLPsFrittenFriseurLPs21 päivä sitten
  • They should do like the two wheel guys and get rid of mirrors too.

    unbiased cobra66unbiased cobra6621 päivä sitten
  • Brake lights in f1 are for signaling for pizza

  • Formula video + listening to the music I like (Delta Parole, Metallica and other) make me feel the speed and excitement!

    formulafanformulafan22 päivää sitten
  • And forgot to mention...A braking light probably cause accidents when the drivers begin to manage as a trick to slow their opponents

    Vladimir JesuslaveVladimir Jesuslave22 päivää sitten
  • Weight reduction.

    Silvio CarlosSilvio Carlos24 päivää sitten
  • because the cars go faster than light

    Nickson LeungNickson Leung24 päivää sitten
  • What’s a rear fog light? ;)

    VFSteveVFSteve24 päivää sitten
  • Never knew the answer to this peculiar question, seems straight forward but still I never knew it.

    LimeLime25 päivää sitten
  • i could see brake lights being useful in case of oil spills, crashes or a part detaching or any obstacle on the track. in case the car has to brake in a part of the track they normally wouldn't brake at

    Jethro hallJethro hall25 päivää sitten
  • 1:12 *cough cough* williams

    JamieJamie25 päivää sitten
  • 1:12 Ferrari be like....

    oastghostplaysoastghostplays26 päivää sitten
  • It's a 3 minute video, but for those impatient ones, here's the TL;DR: - Cars brake so fast from such high speeds it wouldn't matter if you saw a brake light or not, you'd just crash into the back of them anyways. Besides being useless, it also saves weight.

    Pepe FrogPepe Frog26 päivää sitten
  • 😐I don't care about your comment section. just get into the topic in your title please.

    Kan CKKan CK26 päivää sitten
  • Answer : because they don't

    stuart robsonstuart robson27 päivää sitten
  • I already knew the answer

    ArcherArcher27 päivää sitten
  • "The FIA is all about safety" And ruining everyone's fun by banning anything innovative the millisecond it's introduced.

    LegoWormNoah101LegoWormNoah10127 päivää sitten
    • @FaceFirst *NO!!!*

      LegoWormNoah101LegoWormNoah10116 päivää sitten
    • So you want them to die? Man it's also fun when it's safe. That's so childish

      FaceFirstFaceFirst16 päivää sitten
  • Disaster

    Gideon JonkersGideon Jonkers27 päivää sitten
  • Why don't F1 cars have headlights?

    Andrewwws43Andrewwws4329 päivää sitten
  • I already know the answer to this, jk, I'm actually interested lol

    Delimon007Delimon00729 päivää sitten

    Lennert de laenderLennert de laender29 päivää sitten
  • Brake lights are heavy.

    SIGSTKFLTSIGSTKFLT29 päivää sitten
  • Noom

    tangy576tangy576Uukausi sitten
  • I already know that

    Filip BitalaFilip BitalaUukausi sitten
  • Yeah I had no idea why so thank you for the video LOL

    highkarihighkariUukausi sitten
  • What are rear fog lights?

    pcooper985pcooper985Uukausi sitten
  • I don't agree. I think brake lights would be very useful in some situations, which occur relatively often. Or let's say, not a braking light but a foot-off-throttle light. It's not about braking in the braking zones, but braking when nobody is expecting it. Take the 2020 race in Portugal for instance, how the back field didn't expect the drivers infront to be braking. It would also be great in practice and qualifying, to signal overtaking cars that you're aware of them and driving off pace.

  • One other important reason is the regulation... Everything is about the regulation ... For instance, If it wasn't mandatory on GT, they wouldn't have brake lights ! (As in tourism cars)

    d0nn13br45k0d0nn13br45k0Uukausi sitten
  • "we dont need brakes, they'll only slow us down" -someone probably

    Uh-oh Spaghetti-osUh-oh Spaghetti-osUukausi sitten
  • they dont have break lights for the same reason Nascar Cup cars do not have break lights, cause the track is always LIT

    Metric GamingMetric GamingUukausi sitten
  • I have a reason in my head but I just watch to see if there was another thing I didn’t consider. Will edit comment to show if I was right or wrong. Edit: nah i was right.

    Brayden VernonBrayden VernonUukausi sitten
  • They should have break lights to show the fans what is happening. It would be nice to see how different drivers/cars brake for a corner. F1 really needs to do more for the fans. No fans= no F1

    finton mainzfinton mainzUukausi sitten
  • It would still be nice to have brake lights for the fans to see who is braking first, late, how far into the corner etc and be a tool for commentators to dissect how a move was completed etc.

    GlenBullivantGuitarGlenBullivantGuitarUukausi sitten
  • Why f1 Don't have brake light? Wasting battery.

    lifelesskidslifelesskidsUukausi sitten
  • Can you explain how qualifying works in terms of tyre sets and then how that affects race strategy?

    TwitchSypexTwitchSypexUukausi sitten
  • Why don't F1 cars have cup holders ? :)

    oioDerricKoiooioDerricKoioUukausi sitten
  • duh isnt it obious awready

    Ice ClawzIce ClawzUukausi sitten
  • It raises another questions. Why other circuit race cars HAS brake lights? Like touting cars and GT cars.

    István KrizsanyikIstván KrizsanyikUukausi sitten
  • Thanks

    Robert ShortRobert ShortUukausi sitten
  • Cool bro I actually didn't know this

    Eckhard TruterEckhard TruterUukausi sitten
  • next episode: "why f1 cars don't have turn signals"

    The Jack LadThe Jack LadUukausi sitten
  • what would lewis do in a rainy? he cannot depend on the rearlight of another car. plot twist lewis is lapping the other drivers.

    Nihaal MohideenNihaal MohideenUukausi sitten
  • 1:14 Ferrari’s new F1 shots

    AntoiAntoiUukausi sitten
  • Brake testing...

    N PN PUukausi sitten
  • in my shitty country, people use their fog lights (rear and front) all of the mf time; and there's almost never any fog, and there's no fine or anything from the 'popo'. And is really annoying, but those people are just idiots.

    dex räikkönendex räikkönenUukausi sitten
  • I already know the answer...

    Skye GrantSkye GrantUukausi sitten
  • The FIA is the reason this sport sucks.

    krvnjrcbskrvnjrcbsUukausi sitten
  • Next video: Why don't f1 cars have blinkers

    Chokonma99Chokonma99Uukausi sitten
  • 0:39 . you are welcome.

    wtfuredeadwtfuredeadUukausi sitten
  • This is just a stupid question. Does nobody realise these aren't anywhere near road-legal? So why would the FIA ever need to consider putting brake lights on these? Dumb question, almost pointless for a video. WTF1 is getting too big for its boots nowadays.

    Kip MorganKip MorganUukausi sitten
  • why am I seeing SF1000 on 1:13 ?

    RaphaelRaphaelUukausi sitten
  • Why dont f1 cars have normal lights,or atleast lights that you could attach and detach

    Russian FairyRussian FairyUukausi sitten