Brembo Brake Facts 18 – USA

Yippie-ya-yeah, off we got to Austin, Texas, to the Circuit of the Americas. The hardest breaking point lies ahead of turn 12 – the Formula One drivers have to brake hard, slowing by 259 kp/h over just 127 metres in under 1.36 seconds.
The calculated braking energy here is 2,563 kW. The driver is subjected to 5.7 G and yet has to push with 187 kg onto the brake.

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