02 - Brembo Brake Facts 2018 - Bahrain

The hardest braking point on the Bahrain International Circuit is in front of turn 1. The driver has to slow down around 242 km/h over just 61 meters. The calculated brake energy involved is 1.974 kW. The driver is subjected to 5.1 g, while he pushes with 118 kg onto the brake.