Force India F1 Car Almost Beat Montoya’s 2005 Top Speed Record

The 2017 Formula 1 cars are about 3 seconds a lap quicker than last year’s cars. That said, the cars from the previous F1 season were in no slouch either, as Sergio Perez demonstrated during the Mexican GP. Perez driving a Force India F1 car hit 370 km/hr (229.90 mph) on the front straight. The fact that he was in the slipstream of the car ahead did help gain speed. Add to that reduced drag from the DRS meant Sergio could build up even more speed. Sergio Perez clocked 370 kph…

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