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The History of F1 Chart Examines How the Sport Became Global

 - Aug 19, 2012
References: team-sport & team-sport
The Brief History of F1 infographic charts how Formula 1 grew from a 12 mph jaunt around the streets of Paris in the 19th century to being one of the world’s biggest sports in the 21st century.

Formula 1’s evolution is an eye-opening journey, and this infographic provides interesting insight into how motor sport has grown and adapted throughout the years, taking full advantage of the innovations in technology, along with the tenacity and daring ability of drivers to become a multi-million dollar sport.

Formula 1 Grand Prix events are now held across the globe, in every country from Spain to Singapore, with a global television audience of 527 million people. Drivers are treated like rock stars with race cars reaching speeds of up to 200 mph.