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Richard Hammond reveals the surprising engineering connections behind
the Formula 1 car. The stars of the most glamorous, and expensive
sport on earth wouldn't even cross the starting line without
inspiration drawn from a revolutionary 19th-century cannon, ancient
sailing boats, jet engine fan blades, body armour and a technique
practised by blacksmiths for thousands of years.