Wednesday, 16 November 2011
Formula One, also known asFormula 1 or F1and referred to officially as theFIA Formula One World Championship,is the highest class of single seaterauto racingsanctioned by theFédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA). The "formula" designation in the name refers to a set of rules with which all participants' cars must comply.The F1 season consists of a series of races, known as Grands Prix (in English, Big Prizes), held on purpose-built circuitsand public roads. The results of each race are combined to determine two annual World Championships, one for thedrivers and one for theconstructors. The racing drivers, constructor teams, track officials, organizers, and circuits required to be holders of valid Super Licences, the highest class of racing licence issued by the FIA.