This is why the decelerations that the riders and drivers face are in line with the characteristics of the vehicles that they command.
|Formula 1 ||MotoGP|
|Average deceleration||4,4g||1,3g |
|Maximum deceleration||5g ||1,5g |
Unlike Austin, the Spielberg circuit places different demands on car versus bike braking systems: according to Brembo's people, the difficulty level is medium for Formula 1, but it ranks as difficult for MotoGP.
What have we learned from this comparison? Austin wasn't a fluke: braking is significantly more effective for F1 than MotoGP, as confirmed by the comparison with the Spielberg circuit.