Formula One racecars have changed a lot over the years, and you can tell that much just by looking at them. Engines have moved to the back, cylinder counts have changed, tires have gotten wider, centers of gravity lowered to within an inch of the ground, aerodynamics have dictated the form, sponsor liveries have replaced national racing colors... All this in gradual increments until we get to the jet fighters on wheels that we know today.

This may not be the first animated video we've seen showing just how the changes have occurred, and we still really dig the last one. But this minute-and-a-half clip – released to promote this year's Brazilian Grand Prix and portraying the cars magically changing on a kid's scale racetrack – is no less fun to watch, taking us from the days of From the days of Fangio and Nuvolari through Clark, Piquet, Senna, Schumacher and Vettel. Check it out for yourself below.

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      That was pretty bad ass. Very well done and I like how they used actual specific cars to 'transform' into and not some generic car of the era. Cool stuff.
      Jim R
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      Very awesome.
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      This just goes to show how beautiful F1 cars from the early '90s were. I don't know if it's nostalgia or what, but there's just something about them...
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        Completely agree... Cars in the late 90's & early 2000s looked so awesome, like actual cars that you'd dream of, capable of great things! Not so much in the past few years and even less starting next year. Shame!
      Tom Winch
      • 1 Year Ago
      Great video. For while there it had Schumacher in a Benneton racing Schumacher in a Ferrari. Very cool.
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      Beautifully made
      Phil T
      • 1 Year Ago
      Great vid with my only criticism that it missed the ground effect era and went straight from the mid seventies to the flat bottom era of the 80s
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