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How is splashing of fuel in the F1 racing car prevented?

How is splashing of fuel from side to side in a F1 car prevented? Are there some special structures in the tank compared to regular cars? If refueling returns, will this change the structure?

The fuel tank has splashing plates both horizontally and vertically. The gas can go downwards through one directional valves. Fuel can not move towards the top - this is to ensure the center of gravity is as low as possible. If refueling returns, there will be more vents to allow rapid fueling to let the liquid in and the air out. This won't affect the construction of the tank radically.

source: http://www.mtv.fi/sport/f1/uutinen/artikkeli/formulafakta-miten-bensan-loiskuminen-estetaan/5241434

Written by Janita on Friday January 26, 2018
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