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F1: Top 10 technical innovations in Formula 1

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Formula 1 racing has been and continues to be a fantastic laboratory for testing new grounds and technical innovations. Today, we look at the top 10 technical innovations that changed the face of F1 and motorsport in general.

Please note that this list in nothing official. It’s a review of major innovations of the past six decades of F1 racing. Enjoy!

Ground effect: Lotus’ Colin Chapman inserted inverted wings in the skirted sidepods of the Lotus 79 to create a suction that allowed the car to be massively faster in the corners.