Why Don't F1 Cars Refuel?

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Formula 1 cars used to have refuelling in races, but why do they not do this anymore?
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  • Wait....are you telling me that F1 races happen in a single tank of gas?!

    mastermndmastermnd3 tuntia sitten
  • I thought it was because the FIA was responsible for issuing the refuelling pumps and if due to some technical malfunction they would directly influence the outcome of the race?

    Gilles van ZeebroeckGilles van Zeebroeck4 tuntia sitten
  • It’s been 10 years since I stopped watching F1 and didn’t even know refueling is now banned. It certainly made/broke the race in many occasions back in the day.

    K KK K9 tuntia sitten
  • Because if you worth told the truth about engineering technology you just wouldn't believe it........ vapour technology

    Dark manX2Dark manX212 tuntia sitten
  • I really want to like or love F1 but only the starts and re-starts are entertaining.. the rest is simply to spread out and boring.

    Paul Ivy IIPaul Ivy II13 tuntia sitten
  • Why they banned refuel? Because they couldn't control so much who is gonna win, like nowdays.

    LixuskzsLixuskzsPäivä sitten
  • F1 : *banning refueling because it's dangerous Nascar : *trying to figure out how to make refuelling safe

    Muhammad Nur AkbarMuhammad Nur AkbarPäivä sitten
  • i would like to see the real tire names back

    That Spicy Black GuyThat Spicy Black Guy2 päivää sitten
  • I just think about jos verstappen

    Ingmar Van olffenIngmar Van olffen3 päivää sitten
  • you need to mention the green policies, the hybrid era and the 1.6L engines that are more efficient, all stupid marketing strategies to be "greener" but important as now you can fit enough petrol for the entire race

    Alvaro PerezAlvaro Perez3 päivää sitten
  • Bring it back. Keep the Q2 tyre rule, but make Q3 cars have to qualify on the fuel they will start the race on. That would really set the cats among the pigeons!

    Marcoz588Marcoz5883 päivää sitten
  • The most obvious point is that cars passing each other due to pit stops is just boring. It's much more exciting to see them overtake on the track.

    Generic InternetterGeneric Internetter3 päivää sitten
  • I feel like it really added excitement to the race

    GuyI9000GuyI90003 päivää sitten
  • I also think that refueling is up to date anymore. It's now about the hybrid engine and reliability, so getting fuel doesn't really makes sense in this context...

    Simon SSimon S4 päivää sitten

    Master RobotnikMaster Robotnik4 päivää sitten
  • I was a big fan of F1 when I was a kid and remember watching Massa's incident like it was yesterday. I recently started watching F1 again and everything looks so much nicer nowadays, cars with their halo, no refueling so pit stops are sub 2s or even less, and uhh... Kimi and Alonso still racing

    junilogjunilog5 päivää sitten

    among usamong us5 päivää sitten
  • Because gasoline is explosive. That would be my guess. Burning to death probably sucks, just ask that Jordanian pilot.

    Mechanically CreativeMechanically Creative5 päivää sitten
  • It was banned cause the people running FIA are complete idiots

    Michael TrumphMichael Trumph5 päivää sitten
  • Why not refuel usinf jerry cans? Saves costs from having expensive machines

    DARREN WANGDARREN WANG5 päivää sitten
  • 100kg of fuel is about 135 liters. Tracks average 305km. So F1 cars do about 6 or 7 mpg.

    D DoironD Doiron6 päivää sitten
  • Yes i would love to see them refueling again.. but its not going to happend .. i gues...

    Willem VandesselWillem Vandessel6 päivää sitten
  • I'm disgusted with the way F1 has turned into the "Mercedes Show".

    Robert RiemerRobert Riemer6 päivää sitten
  • The video is misleading. First, it's totally incorrect to say refueling would not bring anything new to F1, because it is assuming that the tank would be exactly the same as now. If they would bring back refuelling , the tank would obviously be smaller, so the lap times would definitely be way better. Second, it would bring more strategy to the race, so it would definitely bring more emotion and challenge. It is totally wrong to say refuelling did not make any difference. The devil is in the details. I thought people who made this video would be smarter to notice these little things...

    Nelson RamosNelson Ramos6 päivää sitten
  • Me reading the title: Because f*cking _fire???_

    Sofia with an 'f'Sofia with an 'f'6 päivää sitten
  • Because F1 teams apparently aren’t talented enough to change tires & fuel both. That’s the only real answer.

    Dave ForemanDave Foreman6 päivää sitten
  • I'd still think it be fun if the Teams had to do their Qualifying runs on racefuel nowadays in Q2 atleast this would force teams to make a strategy call on Saturday that could make or break the race already Does a Team go lighter making them faster in Quali and forcing them to manage the load in the race Or do they fill up more sacrificing Qualifying in favour of pushing more in the race Probably would benefit from having points for Quali tho

    heylo lpheylo lp7 päivää sitten
  • Refueling? Yes, please.

    Marco MongesMarco Monges7 päivää sitten
  • Just bring back the grid girls if you want major improvements in F1! 🔥😍

    Miguel FernandesMiguel Fernandes7 päivää sitten
  • I think it was banned because they want to be totally entertainment-free by 2030. Next up, overtaking.

    Tauno KekkonenTauno Kekkonen7 päivää sitten
  • Bring back one-lap qualifying. That will mix up the grid, save cost and make things more exciting

    chenenzejacksonchenenzejackson8 päivää sitten
  • Yes

    Concetta PineiroConcetta Pineiro8 päivää sitten
  • 2:54 Ferrari: How much fuel do you need Michael?? Schumi: Yes.

    GamerZone07GamerZone079 päivää sitten
  • To be honest... I didn't realize that they've never been refueling..

    TaeNy35vTaeNy35v9 päivää sitten
  • Yes

    Scott NurseScott Nurse10 päivää sitten
  • How the f are they supposed to finish the race if they don't refuel???? Its not like those things have good miles per gallon......

    Orion 77Orion 7711 päivää sitten
  • it is the regulations that they aren’t allowed to refuel.No need to watch this vid anymore.

    NikoNiko12 päivää sitten
  • Formula E is all in solution package💯👀

    Gourav Singh TomarGourav Singh Tomar12 päivää sitten
  • Prince PhoenixPrince Phoenix12 päivää sitten
  • I don't give a fuck about the FIA I don't give a fuck about the EPA

    N CrawfordN Crawford13 päivää sitten
  • safety???? base on what measurement? how many people was die during pitstop? if all we're all thinking is safety, don't go high speed then. most if not all dead cause by high speed or wall. oh yeah i have an idea how about F1 without wall for safety sake..

    kittisaurus_ddkittisaurus_dd13 päivää sitten
  • bring back refuelling , god i hate the super long cars

    LemonadeLemonade14 päivää sitten
  • Never knew refueling was banned...

    5ri v47h54n5ri v47h54n14 päivää sitten
  • V8 & V10 !!!!!!!!!

    Bing YiuBing Yiu14 päivää sitten
  • I was at the Long Beach Grand Prix with Rodger Penske and his crew. I saw a fueling crew member for Mario get Ethenal on himself and it ignited. He's waving his hands running around like a chicken with no head. No one could see the flames, he was lit up. Poor guy they finally used a extinguisher on him. It was horrid.

    ChuckChuck15 päivää sitten
  • I'd rather have "safety" in the front... Regards from Tabasco, México [Land of The Olmecs]!

    Javier Salomón Cruz LastraJavier Salomón Cruz Lastra15 päivää sitten
  • Stupid question.

    M WatsonM Watson15 päivää sitten
  • when hydrogen comes into play. they will bring it back.

    Farrukh ZainFarrukh Zain15 päivää sitten
  • Me before watching: This'll be because of all of those times a racer drove off with the fuel line stuck in his car or they pulled the hose out while the fuel was still flowing causing fires, right? Me after watching: Pretty much that plus money plus no real impact on race results.

    Thom KThom K16 päivää sitten
  • Gimmicks work on casual fans. So make a course with a couple of ramps for shortcuts and you'll get wide range of appeal. However, your hardcore fans will hate you if you do it. 🤣

    deeez00deeez0016 päivää sitten
  • Tires was spelt wrong

    Gabe CollinsGabe Collins16 päivää sitten
  • So once the fuel is gone they just scrap the f1 car?

    Gabe CollinsGabe Collins16 päivää sitten
  • It is not safe

    prabhaprabha16 päivää sitten
  • So what do they do if they run out? How did they make the tank smaller and ban refueling? Why would a small tank not need to be refueled but the previous big tanks did need refueling(

    kanibar15kanibar1516 päivää sitten
  • Short Answer: EU Emissions Regulation

    MisterMeisterMisterMeister16 päivää sitten
  • They should bring back the v8 and v10...but in the name of efficiency F1 is not what is use to be that's why fans are falling off with this sport. I followed it when micheal, prost, senna were around the track so the golden era is gone behind us

    Irregular TangentIrregular Tangent17 päivää sitten
  • Much self explanatory

    Chaka WilliamsChaka Williams17 päivää sitten
  • In one way refuelling reduced strategy options: 1. You can't go anywhere without fuel 2. As refuel stop made car slower, it didn't make any sense to stop early

    SinisetSiniset17 päivää sitten
    • newbie.... or as they said you're casual fan.

      kittisaurus_ddkittisaurus_dd13 päivää sitten
  • Re fuel needs to return .. lower the the amount onboard to say 50 kg. Force the teams to gravity feed dead man switch equiped nascar style containers that only hold 25kg of fuel.. when its attached to the car it kills the engine . Only when the can is removed is when you can re-start the car.

    thomas Burkethomas Burke17 päivää sitten
  • And your part of the reason they're becoming cookie cutter cars. NOT EVERYTHING IN LIFE IS EQUAL OR FAIR!!!! JUST LET THEM RACE!!!

    Dustin WhiteDustin White17 päivää sitten
  • I want refuel back.

    Γεώργιος ΠαπαδόπουλοςΓεώργιος Παπαδόπουλος18 päivää sitten
  • I would just like to see more pitstops in F1 races.

    Motorsportgaming20Motorsportgaming2018 päivää sitten
  • Personally I loved the refueling era. The whole lot added to the complexity of the strategy and ever evolving tactics required to win this

    Grande VGrande V18 päivää sitten
  • I think Formula E should allow battery swapping.

    Check MateCheck Mate18 päivää sitten
  • Stop with the stupid memes

    Rek DemRek Dem18 päivää sitten
  • Did the whole team get fired after the Verstappen incident or just the refuelling guy?

    M SM S19 päivää sitten
  • Electric cars will replace these and it won;t be as loud.

    Phuck HughPhuck Hugh19 päivää sitten
    • It's called Formula E bro

      Thomas farquharThomas farquhar18 päivää sitten
  • They could have a quick charger that replenishes the battery while the car is stopped + Fuel. Engineering is F1. Would be awesome.

    Julio CabreraJulio Cabrera19 päivää sitten
    • Because high electric power and flammable materials mix so well, it's more literal rocket engineering that would be needed

      Jason GantnerJason Gantner11 päivää sitten
  • For the fact that he is using kikos. Instead of liters 100kg = 100 L right?

    Chaileeportraits _Chaileeportraits _19 päivää sitten
  • I thought they didn't do it anymore buy I was under the impression no one caired about it do they just didn't shoe it anymore 😂

    Dah G ManDah G Man19 päivää sitten
  • The beginning of the end of the F1 They destroy the strategy

    Gaston MaquedaGaston Maqueda20 päivää sitten
  • F1 is still confusing.

    Nandowz MhlongoNandowz Mhlongo20 päivää sitten
  • Meanwhile NASCAR figured out how to refuel safely, to keep it in the mix.

    Bob StoverBob Stover20 päivää sitten
  • Well to get back to the real question asked.................... yes..... refueling will add a lot more passing and strategy which is what makes racing more fun to watch and coming front a drivers perspective ..........No.... because a driver doesn't want to give the pit crew the chance to screw up his race on the other hand the pit crew could help him if he's in the middle or back of the pack or stuck behind someone who is blocking him .

    Michael SpencerMichael Spencer20 päivää sitten
  • Yes, i want refueling to come back.

    HicknopunkHicknopunk20 päivää sitten
  • They don't refuel? Wat about the qualifer that req fuel and how they mess other team mind in race on how much fuel they have? Am I losing myself? Can anyone explain to me what is going on? I don't watch f1, I did when I was young. but how can it not have refueling? So now if they race how they refuel? They have new technology or run on battery? What is going on? How they finish all laps?

    Jason HongJason Hong20 päivää sitten
  • No

    Darren BraggDarren Bragg20 päivää sitten
  • I'm all for more strategy as long as safety is kept in mind

    RailGunner66RailGunner6620 päivää sitten
  • I have played F1 2005 on my PSP for over a decade now and it’s funny how refuelling still existed back then so it was a part of the pit stop animations

    MutsukiAZMutsukiAZ20 päivää sitten
  • You should do a video on when tire changes were banned and were brought back in the long run. And thank God they did.

    The LegacyThe Legacy20 päivää sitten
  • F1 races are so short, can it really be called racing?

    BaronstoneBaronstone21 päivä sitten
  • Racing has become a job today. Rules keep getting changed, regulations keep getting crazier, what equipment you can use. Screw being in the race, just sit back and watch it. I use to race simple dirt track, but rules and regulations was already changing when I started racing. The worst thing was, when another driver confronted you because you won and he thought you had a illegal engine, you had a choice of losing what ever position you won (usually first place) or go to the pill box and pull the heads off so the driver complaining and judge could see the pistons and valves. If you proved you had a legal engine, you kept your place, but wasn't compensated for your teardown. That was the early 80's.

    Ricky BarberRicky Barber21 päivä sitten
  • Must be short races.

    Salty FoxSalty Fox21 päivä sitten
  • So why not fuel cars like NASCAR does

    spike001tonspike001ton21 päivä sitten
  • Neither of these reasons are all that convincing when other series with much smaller budgets like IndyCar are able to refuel with little to no incidents.

    HettyBrahHettyBrah21 päivä sitten
  • Thats why i dont watch F1 anymore.

    Tom LeeTom Lee21 päivä sitten
  • Damn it’s like F1 cars buy jet fuel from NASA

    kim kimkim kim21 päivä sitten
  • Oh, your British accent, your British frases. I didn't get a half you say and still curious why it was banned 🤣

    Александр ПотокинАлександр Потокин21 päivä sitten
    • cost, safety, and the fact it dissuaded drivers from making on track overtakes, they just waited for the pitstop instead

      MartinArscott1MartinArscott120 päivää sitten
  • ...so if they don't refuel, what happens when they run out of fuel?!

  • Watching a driver allow himself to be overtaken in order to save fuel has to be one of the most depressing scenes in modern F1.

    oneeyednarnoneeyednarn21 päivä sitten
  • if they wish to watch refuieling let them watch nascar, i watch formula one to watch the actual damn race

    Beta UpgradeBeta Upgrade21 päivä sitten
  • Wasnt it banned back in the 10s?

    faded gam3rfaded gam3r21 päivä sitten
  • Let Michel pass for championship....could not even win race fair n square.

    Screw YouScrew You21 päivä sitten
  • Why I don't watch formula e. Swap cars that don't make any noise.

    Nick CarlsonNick Carlson21 päivä sitten
  • As you mentioned chaos, the last time i remember enough chaos was belgium 1998.

    LucidSomniaLucidSomnia22 päivää sitten
  • F1 doesn't seem like much fun.

    TheGrumpy DiabeticTheGrumpy Diabetic22 päivää sitten
  • 1:01 - More like "There was constant push towards saving as much money as possible on things that provided excitement for the spectators, in order to allow Bernie Ecclestone to extract an ever increasing amount money from the sport each year!"

    Christian LöfqvistChristian Löfqvist22 päivää sitten
  • refueling only started in 1982? interesting

    Jebi SeJebi Se22 päivää sitten
  • Interesting

    Salty DogSalty Dog22 päivää sitten
  • I would just like to see Ferrari win a race again.

    HK_GmbHHK_GmbH22 päivää sitten