Why Do F1 Tracks Have Kerbs?

11 apr. 2021
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We are so used to seeing kerbs (or curbs) on race tracks... but why are they there?
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      Jordy WillieJordy WillieAcum 10 Zile
    • @naildeath well, if not they would not be efective

      Willem FletcherWillem FletcherAcum 17 Zile
    • Kerbs should not be wider than the car as it makes track limits confusing for everyone.

      naildeathnaildeathAcum 17 Zile
    • flat kerbs fast corners, raised cerbs slow, WHAT KERB/CERB Is IT

      Willem FletcherWillem FletcherAcum 27 Zile
  • Good video but slideshow doesnt have to be so "funny".

    Boerje69Boerje69Acum 22 ore
  • I only watched the NLS this year and now imagine an F1 car hitting a curb on the nordschleife. I guess I just dicovered another way to go to space.

    yannniQue 17yannniQue 17Acum 23 ore
  • Their use should be curbed. (Kerbed)?

    michael laverymichael laveryAcum o Zi
  • kerbs look cool and are satisfying in games but lets just make the track limits concrete walls right up until the white lines.

    Anthny BsgAnthny BsgAcum o Zi
  • Memes got more screen time than the actual kerbs wth is this shit

    Osman Bin OmarOsman Bin OmarAcum o Zi
  • Hello from the Czech Republic. Joke appreciated.

    ViclickViclickAcum 2 Zile
  • Bring back the Singapore Sling ?

    AsHaltAsHaltAcum 2 Zile
  • install concrete walls instead. then drivers will absolutely stay on the track. nothing else will suffice.

    Lone WolfLone WolfAcum 2 Zile
  • Why no more IBR???

    kimptoskimptosAcum 3 Zile
  • Make the damn things large like street curbs, then lets see who cuts corners, while we are at it, get rid of tarmac run off areas, bring back gravel or sand.

    Piers Lawson-BrownPiers Lawson-BrownAcum 3 Zile
  • I almost think it would be worth having a slight drop of a few inches at most with standing water outside of the flat curve. Nothing that would cause a car to crash or deap enough to drown in in the case of a roll, but enough to eliminate traction and force a tire (tyre :p) change. Great because during practice, said tires are not damaged.

    Link ScarletLink ScarletAcum 5 Zile
  • It seems that there needs to be a way to prevent track extension actions by drivers. The obvious solutions is grass and gravel, but we do not want cars to crash because of being crowded by lap 1 chaos. This all goes back to track design. Tracks such as in Singapore have walls. Should all track now have walls? Also, many tracks are used for motorcycle racing as well. The raised curbing is an effective tool to keep this under control.

    Eric RickertEric RickertAcum 5 Zile
  • I like it when it goes GrGrGrGrGrGr when driving over them. Makes me think I am real pro racing driver

    Lurgutre NalpakLurgutre NalpakAcum 5 Zile
  • When I did my first track day, I touched a few Kerbs just like I'd always seen racing drivers do and as I'd normally do in racing games. The difference in grip levels for those split seconds was insane, it was like being on ice. I very quickly decided to stay off them for the rest of the day lol.

    ArmouredfalconArmouredfalconAcum 6 Zile
  • don't care about curbs one bit as long as they're next to grass or gravel and not another mile of tarmac runoff

    Matija GrbešaMatija GrbešaAcum 7 Zile
  • Keep it pumpin buddy

    the ghostspider KGSthe ghostspider KGSAcum 7 Zile
  • Your videos don't need the stupid, quick-cut cutesy references. The content is good, but the editing turns a quality video into to something that is barely watchable.

    skadarskadarAcum 7 Zile
  • to not do a takumi fujiwara kurb hack 😂

    SDRIFTER AbdlmounaimSDRIFTER AbdlmounaimAcum 8 Zile
  • "C" "U". You B.I. ""

    Michael SMichael SAcum 8 Zile
  • For Curb Boosting of course

    Aleks KozakiewiczAleks KozakiewiczAcum 9 Zile
  • Wtf1 is my favourite youtouber

    Sam AshSam AshAcum 9 Zile
  • Could use a bit more explaining. Specially aided by more pics for better understanding :)

    Francisco José da Silva PereiraFrancisco José da Silva PereiraAcum 9 Zile
  • Formula video + listening to the music I like (Delta Parole, Metallica and other) make me feel the speed and excitement!

    formulafanformulafanAcum 9 Zile
  • They should be the same as the Goodwood track - keep them on the tarmac. No other sport allows you to leave the field of play without a penalty.

    Rtfa ZeberdeeRtfa ZeberdeeAcum 10 Zile
  • Americans spell it "curb"

    Not a salmon botNot a salmon botAcum 11 Zile
  • Still learning about kerburbs 🤣 Grew up watching racing a bit here and there but....... Just got into f1 this season because of the engineering marvels behind the cars and fell in love with the teams and drivers! Definitely here to stay as a growing fan of the sport!

    Daniel KruegerDaniel KruegerAcum 11 Zile
  • Triggering me so much seeing kerb misspelled haha

    Danbeast007Danbeast007Acum 11 Zile
  • Curb

    Danbeast007Danbeast007Acum 11 Zile
  • Why do F1 tracks have kerbs? Why do cars have tires....?

    BirdyyBirdyyAcum 12 Zile
  • They have kerbs so if you like to drive with eyes closed you can feel whether you're going straight.

    electroborgelectroborgAcum 12 Zile
  • It's now just F1... 😐

    Jason MillerJason MillerAcum 13 Zile
  • It’s curb

    jerome silvajerome silvaAcum 14 Zile
  • Kerb - European way of spelling it Curb - American way of spelling it

    David FernandezDavid FernandezAcum 14 Zile
  • most of them are a disgrace now, just paint on the tarmac. Iconic kerbs have been degraded to just that. ridiculous

    juandhaltrichjuandhaltrichAcum 16 Zile
  • Should we curb the use of kerbs?

    Michael ReedMichael ReedAcum 17 Zile
  • For make me slide in f1 2020

    Shai AmirShai AmirAcum 18 Zile
  • Not so much abour kerbs, but track limits. If a track is modified to allow cars to drive beyond the asphalt bits, don't penalise drivers if they do drive there: use the bits for what they are designed. If they want to keep kerbs (for safety), encourage drivers to avoid them, if possible. By making them uncomfortable to rtive on: rumble.

    Ludwig van ElLudwig van ElAcum 18 Zile
  • This channel is great. Subkerb everyone!

    Khaullan FiddiyosoKhaullan FiddiyosoAcum 20 Zile
  • bin ich der einzigste der erstens gelesen hat warum f1 krebs hat ?

    Leonard VaskevicLeonard VaskevicAcum 20 Zile
  • total newbie to the racing scene, what are the green zones next to some kerbs(curbs) and how far are you allowed to 'cut' a corner?

    ikkeennigij121ikkeennigij121Acum 20 Zile
  • Really ran out of ideas lately with these videos

    FightingFalconFightingFalconAcum 21 o Zi
  • please put spanish subtitle

    jatd10jatd10Acum 21 o Zi
  • Sausage kerbs started to appear after the standardization of asphalted run-off areas, in order to increase the penalty of making a mistake. Make gravel traps the norm again and see how no special kerbs will be needed.

    Juan AcostaJuan AcostaAcum 21 o Zi
  • Coming from Karting, I'm 100% for raised kerbs. For raised kerb you have the risk vs reward. You need to decide if it will save you time, the margin of error before it upsets the car, and how it might affect your tires. Flat kerb needs no decision making. Use it.

    Joaoie PascualJoaoie PascualAcum 21 o Zi
  • Its for kerb boosting

    shephen shumwayshephen shumwayAcum 21 o Zi
  • To make track limits even more confusing and inconsistent

    A RA RAcum 21 o Zi
  • British: kerb American: curb

    John RodriguesJohn RodriguesAcum 21 o Zi
  • Sausage kerbs: exist Teams and Drivers: delete these before they delete me and bank accounts Circuit owners: don’t hit them then lol 🤷‍♂️

    fattyMcGee97fattyMcGee97Acum 22 Zile
  • 1:52 Mr Aiden Rule on track.

    Ape da 600cvApe da 600cvAcum 22 Zile
  • 4' high concrete wall/kerb/curb ...boundry defined😁

    Boz 08Boz 08Acum 22 Zile
  • I like the raised kerbs at Monaco. The 3m tall ones.

    Fall Line JapanFall Line JapanAcum 22 Zile
  • Kerb and curb have different meanings but share the same pronunciation. We curb (reduce) our enthusiasm e.g.

    Brian JonesBrian JonesAcum 22 Zile
  • How about a progressive Kerb, that raises more and more the farther you go from tarmac, either linearly or exponentially... that way, a little wheel on it is fine but go too far and it gets way too high to be usefull (within reason ofc)

    MrKelenekMrKelenekAcum 22 Zile
  • I have Czeched your video and it very good!

    Jakub DoležalJakub DoležalAcum 22 Zile
  • until I get to drive one of these tracks I DONT GIVE A FAT FFUCK

    Darrel3000 - Darrel Ganesh SukhdeoDarrel3000 - Darrel Ganesh SukhdeoAcum 22 Zile
  • im not sure, to me motoGP is more entertaining

    Chris PallaresChris PallaresAcum 22 Zile
  • kerbs are a pretty good place to put some cameras. the eau rouge video is amazing...

    Aditya Vardhan GanjiAditya Vardhan GanjiAcum 22 Zile
  • put grass and gravel outside the asphalt and remove the track limits!

    fws88fws88Acum 22 Zile
  • it would cause a lot of crashes but i want to see the kurb/curb as high as the tires

    no oneno oneAcum 22 Zile
  • i think turn 4 should have wall on the outside of the exit...that could prevent drivers to exceed the limits :D

    Vocas46LPVocas46LPAcum 23 Zile
  • It’s one thing to drive over the KERBs to avoid a collusion, but drivers who consistently drive over them should get a Pit lane penalty.

    joesolis2joesolis2Acum 23 Zile
  • 100% raised curbs as a track limit indicator. If you don't like it, don't drive on it.

    ChrisChrisAcum 23 Zile
  • Just put a wall around the track

    Ansa PectoralisAnsa PectoralisAcum 23 Zile
  • 3:35 since raised kerbs are extremely dangerous I think not

    GoldmasterxGoldmasterxAcum 23 Zile
  • I'm a formula driver and I've always asked myself the origin of curbs.

    Andrea GiagnorioAndrea GiagnorioAcum 23 Zile
  • Each Breach of track limits = 1 second added to your end of race time or pit stop. Which ever comes first.

    Tristan LeeTristan LeeAcum 23 Zile
  • I don't mind small kerbs, when the track can punish track limit issues on their own. For example, if a driver goes beyond the kerb in Monaco, he's probably hitting a wall. But, after watching Bahrain, I feel the Kerbs should be higher as to punish drivers who would want to ignore the intended track limits

    The Gemini GodThe Gemini GodAcum 23 Zile
  • Aren't inside apex kerbs used in weight transfer to the outside wheel to help more aggressive turn in??

    Reece JarmanReece JarmanAcum 23 Zile
  • Curb

    Unsinkable SamUnsinkable SamAcum 23 Zile
  • Now I know what those red and white things are

    RPGMN777 OfficialRPGMN777 OfficialAcum 23 Zile
  • 01:14 - You called the apex curb an entry curb. Are you trying to hurt the feelings of all the entry curbs around the world?

    Dave RussellDave RussellAcum 23 Zile
  • in spain we call those pianos

    Jorge C. M.Jorge C. M.Acum 23 Zile
  • Kerb-conctete thing. Curb-your enthusiasm

    Jonnti SchnabelJonnti SchnabelAcum 23 Zile
  • Entry kerbs, you know, the kerbs on the entry to a corner that can be used to widen your entry. Not like the apex kerbs that are in the apex of a corner.

    Max Goes RacingMax Goes RacingAcum 23 Zile
  • Make the curbs slower and you won’t have to police them. It’s as simple as that. There is no excuse for having drama over what IS and what ISN’T the track.

    John LeverJohn LeverAcum 23 Zile
  • I like the monaco kerbs. You can survive them, but not very often. Painted lines on tarmac are a joke.

    Tyler DurdenTyler DurdenAcum 23 Zile
  • Let's Just Say, This Guy Is Good At Editing!!

    Watermelon_Z4KYWatermelon_Z4KYAcum 23 Zile
  • A meme or photo for every word you use is pretty damn distracting and annoying.

    jeemsejeemseAcum 23 Zile
  • Kerbs are a trademark of road courses

    4-14 FAN4-14 FANAcum 23 Zile
  • Simply I love kerbs except sausage kerbs... I hate them!

    Attila SomogyiAttila SomogyiAcum 23 Zile
  • UK spelling is Kerb - US spelling is Curb ... Rest of world does what they like

    reddevil028reddevil028Acum 24 Zile
  • Curb

    Elijah JamiesonElijah JamiesonAcum 24 Zile
  • Just subscribed... you’re welcome

    Jordan WadeJordan WadeAcum 24 Zile
  • I think there should be an electronic way of measuring track limits ie if center of car is over the white line it triggers, and if u do it 3 times u get a 3 second penalty.

    David WrightDavid WrightAcum 24 Zile
  • Put those little annoying dimples on them like you see at a grocery store (Walmart in the US)

    MytwistedvoicesMytwistedvoicesAcum 24 Zile
  • can you explain license points. are they permanent or can they be taken away after a set time period

    curtis grantcurtis grantAcum 24 Zile
  • I like the German version of the word. "Randstein" sounds like my favorit German band ;)

    SebidkkSebidkkAcum 24 Zile
  • Put a wall where the kerb is. Nice hard limit 😁

    wingsdesire1wingsdesire1Acum 24 Zile
  • It is kerb, but Americans use curb for both. Curb in England is like, to hold something back "curb your enthusiasm".

    Thomas O'HareThomas O'HareAcum 24 Zile
  • "Curbz"

    _JDM_ CR_Jeffrey_JDM_ CR_JeffreyAcum 24 Zile
  • I like flat kerbing, sausage kerbs can go straight back to hell

    AnvarynnAnvarynnAcum 24 Zile
  • Bring back the grass and sand I say!

    Crazy Cat GuyCrazy Cat GuyAcum 24 Zile
  • CURB

    chrrrrchrrrrAcum 24 Zile
  • Lol , i thought it was spelt curb!😂✌

    sarad matthew tiggasarad matthew tiggaAcum 24 Zile
  • I know it’s a nascar thing but “turtles” sausage Kerbs one steroids they will break a nascar and that’s saying something

    334 Outdoors334 OutdoorsAcum 24 Zile
  • No mention of the ye olde cliff kerbs of the 70s and 80s that are basically tiny hills built for the sole purpose of turning your car upside down?

    Harith AzmiHarith AzmiAcum 24 Zile
  • It sounds like he's saying "why do F1 tracks have curves" 😅

    Dominic McBrideDominic McBrideAcum 24 Zile
  • I feel that there needed to be special dishonourable mention of the tortoises that used to live on turn 10 of the singapore street circuit. Those things looked to be higher than the ground clearance of the cars. What were they thinking.

    EvningEvningAcum 24 Zile
  • Simple if they can't drive on the track. Make them 4ft walls to keep them on the track

    Alison CouttsAlison CouttsAcum 24 Zile
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