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The F1 era when they used rocket fuel.
« on: December 20, 2020, 05:17:11 PM »
Yeah they really did run F1 cars on rocket fuel to get 1400 bhp from 1.5 litre turbo engines.



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Offline lkjohnson1950

Re: The F1 era when they used rocket fuel.
« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2020, 07:44:02 PM »
I remember. The stuff was so toxic you really needed hazmat materials to handle it. They even iced it down to pack more into the tanks.
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Offline Andy B

Re: The F1 era when they used rocket fuel.
« Reply #2 on: December 20, 2020, 08:29:55 PM »
Didn't Mansell get burnt sitting in a spillage at one race?
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