While that sound might be incredibly distinctive, it isn’t trademarked by Formula 1. There are plenty of cars over the years that could be said to have sounded “like a Formula 1 car”.
Thankfully our friends at Retroschaft (formerly known as Historic Racing HD) have put together a video of some of their favourites of the genre in a video that includes some incredible variety.
We’re not sure what the definition here is of a car “with an F1 sound” but we’re also not sure we care, because it seems to just be “they sound great”
In this video you’ll find such audio legends as the Ferrari 333SP, BMW V12 LMR and Matra MS670 as well as Group C cars, 3.0-litre sportscars and more.
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