Watch the Complete Evolution of the F1 Car In Just 60 Seconds

By Sam Gibbs on at

It's been 62 years since Formula One kicked off in 1950, and boy has it changed. From the shapes of the cars; the engines that power them; the tracks they race on, and even the humble steering wheel -- it's all changed quite dramatically, as shown in this beautiful video.

With the British GP this weekend, it's amazing to think how different the first F1 cars were back in 1950 compared to the 2012 cars flying round Silverstone. I'm not sure everything has changed for the better, mind you, but this season is certainly action packed, so I'm not complaining. Oh, and here's an awesome infographic to go with it.

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[Rufus Blacklock via Jalopnik]