VIDEO: Heat Energy Recovery I The F1 Power Unit Explained I Honda Racing F1


Credit: McLaren Media Centre

The latest episode of the Honda Labs series looks at how Formula 1 engineers use the MGU-H to gain competitive advantage, by capturing excess heat energy and re-using it.

As the amount of electrical energy the MGU-H is allowed to create is infinite, by maximizing when and how this energy is used when on the track creates an opportunity for Formula 1 teams to gain a real advantage. There are also a few explosions to keep you entertained!

Video courtesy of Honda Racing F1