Static load tests

Formula 1 cars and its survival cell must pass several strict static load tests. The tests must be carried in presence of an FIA technical delegate.

Many other parts of F1 car must pass static load tests – fuel tank floor, the cockpit floor, the cockpit rim, the cockpit sides, the side impact structurem the nose and the rear impact structure

All those parts must pass static load tests, as well as impact and roll tests, before car is allowed to take to the track.

FIA F1 2017. Technical Regulations can be downloaded here.