04/01/2013 13:49 GMT | Updated 05/03/2013 05:12 GMT

How Much Does an F1 Car Weigh?

If you're new to Formula One, there is a number that may be helpful to know and that's 640kgs. The reason this is an important number, or weight, is that it represents the total weight a F1 car must weigh at all times. In order to better understand what 640kgs means, I've made a simple video to explain: