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F1: some interesting facts for 2018

Get some conversation starters and interesting facts on F1 this season by reading this brief guide to Formula 1.

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1. Heavyweight champions

In 2017, Formula 1 cars were redesigned to be wider and also faster, by around four seconds, than the cars of 2016.

These changes were an attempt to make the roles of F1 drivers in handling the cars more significant than previous seasons.

However, in 2018, rules changed for the cars to become heavier at a minimum weight of 734 kg, adding 6kg to last year’s regulations.

2. Faster laps

The focus was speed in the 2017 season, and this year has been no different. However, the fastest ever lap recorded in Formula 1 still stands. Set in 2004, the record is currently held by Juan Pablo Montoya, a Colombian driver for Williams. Setting an average speed of over 162mph at Monza in Italy, it is …

Prince Albert announces possible extension to Monaco Grand Prix circuit

It’s one of the most famous events in the sporting calendar and is watched by millions of F1 fans all over the world. Steeped in tradition and glamour, it seems the Monaco Grand Prix could soon be getting even bigger and better. Prince Albert recently announced that there were plans underway to extend the famous Monaco circuit, something that’s sure to make the event an even greater spectacle than it already is.

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Past additions to the circuit

The iconic circuit already takes in many of the famous Monte Carlo streets, but it could soon be taking in many more, according to Prince Albert. The current circuit goes through the famous Casino Square and around the Loews hairpin, in addition to taking in other landmarks. The course has remained largely unchanged since the very first Grand Prix back in 1920, although there have been some additions; the chicane on …

What Are The Popular Soccer Boots That The Pros Wear?

The Nike Legend is one of the most popular of the Nike soccer Adizero Football Shoes cleats especially if you are looking for comfortable and durable soccer cleats. The level of comfort in these shoes make them a favorite of famous players like Ronaldinho and Cesc Fabregas.

In May 2010, Nike came out with the Elite Series football boots providing even a higher level of performance than before. They reduced the weight of each boot, giving the players the ability to perform at their best. The Tiempo Legend III is 16% lighter.

The UPPER is made of Kangaroo leather for ultimate comfort. The MID-SOLE has a molded sock liner of Poron cushioning for extra comfort and fit. The OUTSOLE has a new lightweight construction for optimal traction. These boots are available in high contrasting colors, making it easier to spot their teammates.

Researchers have determined the average energy expenditure of …

Home Improvement: Make Your Home More Valuable With These Easy Tips

You can give your home a new look with feng shui or new paint. Putting up new curtains or replacing decor can completely change the look of a room. The following tips can help you spruce up your home.

Always comparison shop for contractors when you need to fix up your home. Later, if you decide to sell your house, it is almost certain you will need to have some repair work done. If the work you require is extensive enough, you will have to hire a contractor. This is not something to do on the spur of the moment. Not all contractors are created equal; shop around before engaging one!

Wires and cords can be a safety hazard and unsightly. When doing home improvements, consider adding your home surround sound and networking wires into your attic. If everything is ready to go and wired for these amenities, you will …