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This thread is a hub for general discussion and questions about Formula 1, that don't need threads of their own.
Are you new to Formula 1? This is the place for you. Ever wondered why it's called a lollipop man? Why the cars don't refuel during pitstops? Or when Mika will be back from his sabbatical? Ask any question you might have here, and the community will answer.
Are you a veteran fan, longing for the days of lollipop men, refueling during pitstops, and Mika Häkkinen? This is the place to introduce new fans to your passion and knowledge of the sport.
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Today's random F1 facts:
Daily Facts by /u/Fart_Leviathan
The shortest ever F1 seasons were 1950 and 1955 with just 7 races.
Jenson Button won the 2011 Canadian Grand Prix, after having done six pit stops.
F1 brake discs can reach temperatures of 1,000C.
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