Carbon What?

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In what year did the governing body of F1 make rules that called for Carbon fiber and kevlar compositions for the chassis?

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gplegend
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gplegend

I’m going to guess 1990

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Good guess but its earlier than that. A hint? FISA was in control.

LennyKey
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LennyKey

OK.. I’m gonna take my first stab at the trivia questions – My guess 1983 – I know that McLaren introduced the carbon fiber chassis in 1981

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Very, very close Lenny. Great job!

mark h
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mark h

close, lenny was kinda more than close wasn’t he??

It was indeed ’81 – McLaren and Lotus.

mark h
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mark h

ah no, though, not obligatory then… ooops, misread question.

LennyKey
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LennyKey

Quick.. someone say 1982

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That’s it. :)