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Is F1 Switching to 2-Stroke Engines?

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Some questions are so important they demand an answer, even if you’re the only one brave enough to try. Questions like: Can you power a Formula 1 car with a weedwhacker? There are rumors that just like weedwhackers, chain saws, and dirt bikes, future F1 engines could be 2-strokes. Today, we’re gonna dig into the changes coming to F1 power units, and figure out if we’ll really be hearing that 2-stroke braap in a Grand Prix someday.

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Comentarii: 4 404 

  1. Jeremy E

    Jeremy E

    Acum 2 ore

    Combined with kompressed air maybe

  2. Alan Armstrong

    Alan Armstrong

    Acum 3 ore

    Until you have rode an h2 750 you really don't know what two stroke can be !!!

  3. upside downdog

    upside downdog

    Acum o Zi

    I would love to see that technology explored by F1. F1 tech is supposed to be cutting edge. F1 fan 1973-2013. Hybrids suck, redundant powertrains and power sources.

  4. Carlos Diaz

    Carlos Diaz

    Acum 3 Zile

    If Porsche joins, they should get a free pass to use a flat 6

  5. C


    Acum 4 Zile

    A double action 2 stroke with free valve tech would blow anything else away.

  6. koray YT

    koray YT

    Acum 5 Zile

    Mutch mutch better

  7. N Lynch

    N Lynch

    Acum 5 Zile

    Why is nobody talking about valved 2-strokes? Sure crankcase scavenging is an easy way to make a *cheap and simple* motor but wouldn't F1 just use a valved system? This would allow higher volumetric efficiency as now the entire piston stroke could be used for combustion, and they're already used to using oil pumps so it's not like extra innovations are needed. Valved 2-strokes would have that extra 2-banger power but with a lot less of the noxious fumes, pissy exhaust, and blown piston rings.

  8. Talene Sitoe

    Talene Sitoe

    Acum 5 Zile

    2 strokes are especially good and can be engineered easily to be fast one also important part is weight they are especially very light

  9. Kenny Carter

    Kenny Carter

    Acum 5 Zile

    Give it the beans!!!!!!🤤

  10. Emil Forsberg

    Emil Forsberg

    Acum 5 Zile

    I like snowmobiles 😐

  11. spraynpray


    Acum 6 Zile

    Omg, is that a BMW C2 M2 F CC QS RS 3.0 LMNOP ST 420?!

  12. Hi, I am a Shark!

    Hi, I am a Shark!

    Acum 6 Zile

    Two stroke animation is wrong, exhaust port is to high

  13. Dennis Dickey

    Dennis Dickey

    Acum 6 Zile

    what about rotary engines? Essentially they are 2-strokes, but more efficient. Except for fuel economy. Yes. I loved my YZ-250 and my 250 Suzuki Quadracer. And even my '66 YF-100 street bike. Smoke 'em, Dano.

  14. Michael Conner

    Michael Conner

    Acum 6 Zile

    Don’t we do the incomplete exhaust thing on purpose now with egr?

  15. iodineclip


    Acum 7 Zile

    but what about motogp? cant they bring back the 2 strokes there?

  16. Airport Rampman

    Airport Rampman

    Acum 9 Zile

    I would love to see a 2 stroke version of f1

  17. Aditya Johanan

    Aditya Johanan

    Acum 10 Zile

    you know it would be soo much cooler if you'll could cut out all the crappy sense of humour and just speak to the point all the interesting stuff?

  18. GrantSweatshirt


    Acum 10 Zile

    Omaze is a scam

  19. Robin Mehra

    Robin Mehra

    Acum 10 Zile

    With you, Martin Green!

  20. JohnnyRottenest


    Acum 10 Zile

    Oh, what about a ONE stroke engine?!?!

  21. nik stoun

    nik stoun

    Acum 11 Zile

    Gay engines

  22. tony levand

    tony levand

    Acum 12 Zile

    EMD Train engines are two stroke.

  23. Peter O'Gorman

    Peter O'Gorman

    Acum 12 Zile

    Yeah nice idea but..... For the engine manufacturers, and for PR, the tech in F1 has to be relevant to road car tech, at least in some way. That's why VW are demanding to drop that turbo electric part of the engines, it's not practical for road engines. Much more likely that the future of F1 is something like super efficient lean burning motors running on synthetic fuel

  24. romeo serban

    romeo serban

    Acum 13 Zile

    Dude , you are smart

  25. wwc4c777


    Acum 13 Zile

    Power stroke every revolution vs every other seems obvious the advantage but do 2strokes produce twice the power? That is a noble endeavor I am interested to see your conclusion?

  26. WM


    Acum 13 Zile

    Where’s the discord link?

  27. Matteo p

    Matteo p

    Acum 14 Zile

    Please do an episode on that engine

  28. Matteo p

    Matteo p

    Acum 14 Zile

    The end of the video killed me, i would love to have a clean burning two stroke, i now know what my future start-up will be about

  29. Martin Green

    Martin Green

    Acum 14 Zile

    I don't care about F1, but I'd LOVE to see MotoGP go back to 2 strokes! The sounds they used to make was amazing. Back them MotoGP and WSBK could live side by side because they were so different, but WSBK is nothing these days. It needs to happen.

  30. fountedakis


    Acum 14 Zile

    Welcome to the 21st century where the valves can be electrically controlled...

  31. Derek Bond

    Derek Bond

    Acum 15 Zile

    Such a shame its not gonna happen but it would be so entertaining, Eskil Suter has proved the two stroke motor can be refined and improved efficiently, and with fuel injection.Check out his creation the MMX 500 Suter (actual 576cc) motorcycle ,produced back in 2015. I too love my two strokers , having owned many of them since the 1960's. I still ride a 250 MZ nowadays and that smell, Yes, love it.

  32. Pinku Style TV

    Pinku Style TV

    Acum 15 Zile

    Been away for a bit. I like this guy and crazy as I just got into bikes about 7 months ago. Nice to see they included bikes

  33. twinturbotony93


    Acum 16 Zile

    My favorite 2 stroke sound will always be my nitro rc engines. No greater 2 stroke sound than a small engine like that turning 30k plus rpms.

  34. Mathew Szwedo

    Mathew Szwedo

    Acum 16 Zile

    Tl;Dr not happening...YET LOVE THESE VIDS

  35. ghhorton21


    Acum 16 Zile

    There is new technology that is going to blow your mind.... Similar to the old 2 stroke diesel with direct injection, super charger or turbo charged with a sealed crank case! Prepair to be amazed..... Suppressed technology that is slowly trickled down!

  36. Darren Bray

    Darren Bray

    Acum 17 Zile

    Thing is op you forget that F1 uses pneumatic valve solenoids, much like freevalve, so there will be further benefits to be had. Personally I'm all for it, a proper 2 stroke will be a wicked little unit, and will happily rev is head off.

  37. Perry Anderson

    Perry Anderson

    Acum 17 Zile

    the future of the internal combustion engine is a hydrogen fueled, turbo charged, compression ignition, direct injection, poppet valved 2 stroke.

  38. Adam Petten

    Adam Petten

    Acum 17 Zile

    Also look at skidoo etec, direct injected 2 stroke and bearing/cylinder is also oiled by a separate system.

  39. Paul Maxey

    Paul Maxey

    Acum 18 Zile

    I can only really talk from a motorcycle racing pov as I am more into bikes than cars. But the only two drawbacks from 2-stroke engines was when racing them was getting the air/fuel mixture right and they were more likely to seize if you ran them too lean. Hence why you always had your hand over the clutch all the time in case it seized and the back wheel locked. But they were quicker and the smell of a 2-stroke is just heaven.

  40. Hikmahuddin Hasbullah

    Hikmahuddin Hasbullah

    Acum 18 Zile

    i prefer inline 4 or 6

  41. zeus 5029

    zeus 5029

    Acum 18 Zile

    So I just listened to 16 minutes of bullshit.

  42. zeus 5029

    zeus 5029

    Acum 18 Zile

    Orbital of Australia. GM bought them back in 90’s then shut them down. There 2 stroke was amazing.

  43. jonathan wright

    jonathan wright

    Acum 18 Zile

    Won't happen due to emissions...

  44. Andrew Smart

    Andrew Smart

    Acum 19 Zile

    they hit the pinacle of internal combustion engine back in the 90's with the turbo era,it's all been downhill from there

    • Rex The Wolf

      Rex The Wolf

      Acum 19 Zile

      And thus it’s being fazed out. The end of an era.

  45. Jeremiah Schaefer

    Jeremiah Schaefer

    Acum 20 Zile

    Brrrrrruuupp! 2 Strokes get me excited😊

  46. Jeremiah Schaefer

    Jeremiah Schaefer

    Acum 20 Zile

    2 Stroke is the only way to live.

  47. Jeremiah Schaefer

    Jeremiah Schaefer

    Acum 20 Zile

    I'll only accept the BMW if Nolan drives me around in it 😆

  48. Joe Kim

    Joe Kim

    Acum 20 Zile

    The answer is no. Most likely it's gonna remain turbo-hybrid with a more powerful MGU-K minus the MGU-H which should attract more manufacturers. Most notably one of the VW brands, probably Porsche or Audi.

  49. cole batley

    cole batley

    Acum 20 Zile

    I fucking love jeramiah😂

  50. Fran Yetso

    Fran Yetso

    Acum 21 o Zi

    Some of us remember the sounds of the TAG and Renault turbo V6 and the Brabham/ BMW 4 of the early '80s. They weren't that great. If you were raised on the NA 10's and 12's, I feel your pain. BTW, Detroit Diesel supercharged AND turbocharged a wet sump motor in the '50's! ...There is literally nothing new under the Sun!

  51. strongocho


    Acum 21 o Zi

    If they did, I would watch.

  52. Josh White

    Josh White

    Acum 22 Zile

    no problem to ev

  53. Peter Njuguna

    Peter Njuguna

    Acum 22 Zile

    1/5 touring car exhaust systems are the perfect example...

  54. Pp Lime

    Pp Lime

    Acum 22 Zile

    Should use Mazda rotary

  55. Richard Almond

    Richard Almond

    Acum 22 Zile

    I subbed. that was awesome. I love the Flintstones.

  56. Richard Almond

    Richard Almond

    Acum 22 Zile

    Brap Brap, smells better than coffee and Donuts. What more to life. Lets go Max & Brandon. I meant Sir louis.

  57. FELiPES101


    Acum 23 Zile

    i hope f1 goes 2 stroke just to see something totally different and exciting

  58. Charlie Alonso de Florida Ceballos

    Charlie Alonso de Florida Ceballos

    Acum 24 Zile

    Two stroke engines should be obliterated.

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    Acum 24 Zile

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  60. Róbert Béres

    Róbert Béres

    Acum 24 Zile

    Nice video! So Ferrari in 1994 made a 2stroke diesel, thats run on petrol. 2stroke diesels are still with us, capable for the new emmision regulation like Euro6d, in many thousand horsepower locomotive and ship engines. But i hope that the F1 never to be diesel powered. The 2stroke F1 is an interesting idea, we will see what comes.

    • RRocr


      Acum 19 Zile

      but, no one wants to buy a diesel car... and that is at the core of all this.

  61. karan kataria

    karan kataria

    Acum 24 Zile

    Should use EV 😛

  62. brian blessing

    brian blessing

    Acum 24 Zile

    all the 2 strokes i remember in the 70's were not very effecient fuel wise with some of the fuel not being totally burned and going out with the exhaust gasses and it would smoke like ur burning oil in a car engine about to go kaboom with no oil. not only that they sound more like a toy car or a mini gas airplane engine using that for f1 engine tech of the future the sound of those motors will not be impressive like the current engines in use and it would make me laugh at all them cars and others might do the same ,hard to take an f1 car seriouly when in future it will sound like a toy car and toy airplane engine or a lawnmower gone psycho

  63. AJ Britton

    AJ Britton

    Acum 24 Zile

    what will be surprising if the 2 stroke f1 engine dont blow up by the end the race lol its more bottom end than top

  64. Levi Shepard

    Levi Shepard

    Acum 24 Zile

    “All it takes is 4 strokes”

  65. Richard W

    Richard W

    Acum 25 Zile

    In 1980, a number of Yamaha Bike Race engineers were seen at Ferrari. It was denied at the time, but has since been admitted. You mentioned that less power will be required from the IC engine and more from the electric side. That will be the death knell for F1. No-one likes the sound of the current V6 turbos and most would welcome a return of the best sounding F1 engines, the V10s.

  66. Literally Shaking

    Literally Shaking

    Acum 25 Zile

    The sound would be incredible

  67. Douglas Englert

    Douglas Englert

    Acum 25 Zile

    2-stroke have valves, There just different. What FIA is talking about is WW2 airplane tech. Barrell valves. Debate me.

    • bill taylor

      bill taylor

      Acum 22 Zile

      Sleeve valves, not "Barrel". Worked but came too late to make the war, as German and English turbine engines were obviously more promising. At F1 RPMs, sleeve valves become huge parasitic drag, a drawback already at the 2-3000 RPMs propeller planes needed, and likely too heavy once reliable at motorsport stresses. Also difficult to package for all but radial cylinder layouts. Some new concepts would be required to better existing boosted 4 stroke and 2 stroke designs.

  68. Steve


    Acum 25 Zile

    Dude donut has a huge budget to get miles teller to tell us about F1 engines!

  69. PakD Mesin

    PakD Mesin

    Acum 25 Zile

    try Yamaha RX-King 2stroke indonesia's

  70. Christopher Hague

    Christopher Hague

    Acum 25 Zile

    The sound of F1 is already gone.

  71. Donitsi 609

    Donitsi 609

    Acum 25 Zile

    Just a thought... Can you combine 2 and 4 stroke engine?

  72. Kevin Guthrie

    Kevin Guthrie

    Acum 26 Zile

    👍🏻30,000 RPM two-stroke or hybrid electric four stroke👎🏻

  73. Stef


    Acum 26 Zile

    That would be fucking sick

  74. A Murph

    A Murph

    Acum 26 Zile

    Surprised they went the whole video without saying "Different Strokes for different folks"

  75. John Popoff

    John Popoff

    Acum 26 Zile

    Just put the new LT-6 in an F1 car.

  76. davimatte0


    Acum 26 Zile

    Imagine a two stroke F1 engine with desmodromic valves

  77. Jim Hiscott

    Jim Hiscott

    Acum 26 Zile

    No sir. A MX engines transmission case and top end cylinder do not share oil what so ever. They are completely separate. This is how it operates in a oil gas mix 2-stroke engine. What you showed in the oiling illustration I have not seen before?

  78. Motorized bike nation 53customs

    Motorized bike nation 53customs

    Acum 26 Zile

    If f1 can’t get the oil to burn completely or efficiently but a bicycle motor two strok can get the worlds only epa approved 2 stroke something is wrong dead wrong it ain’t that hard motorized bicycles riding around w epa approved two stroke that were made in China none the less!!

  79. Motorized bike nation 53customs

    Motorized bike nation 53customs

    Acum 26 Zile

    Knowing f1 they will use reed valves on the engines

  80. Bertram Raven

    Bertram Raven

    Acum 26 Zile

    As diesel two-stroke engines work very differently to petrol two-stroke engines, you really could create an F1 two-stroke engine if it uses the two-stroke cycle used by diesel trains. (Hint: it uses a looooot of forced induction and forced exhaust) Ferrari didn't remotely do it first. :)

  81. Tom Lahaye

    Tom Lahaye

    Acum 26 Zile

    One in two diesel locomotives in the US built since 1939 used a two stroke diesel with forced induction via a roots blower or turbo (with clutch so that it operates as a radial supercharger at low RPM to keep scavenging going), direct fuel injection, sump lubrication and exhaust ports. And in the 10 thousands of these engines were exported or powered ships and stationary equipment. They were made by a GM division called EMD and are still in production up to this day, and the engines have evolved a lot since 1939 with variable geometry turbo's and EFI, but are still based on that original design from 1939!

  82. SmellMy Finger

    SmellMy Finger

    Acum 26 Zile

    Probably will go electric ⚡️

  83. Nate Morris

    Nate Morris

    Acum 27 Zile

    I think ski Doo and Polaris have made leaps and bounds to make 2 strokes more efficient

  84. Mark Rancourt

    Mark Rancourt

    Acum 27 Zile

    Not far off from Detroit Diesel design..

  85. Assalam Azeem

    Assalam Azeem

    Acum 27 Zile

    if Formula 1 will shift to 2-Strokes it only need 1,000 c.c. V4 Quad Turbo to generate 800 h.p. at 20,000 rpm

  86. John Roth

    John Roth

    Acum 27 Zile

    If it weren't for the new political agenda, we could have seen this happen. And who knows what we might have learned from it. Sad!

  87. Emmanuel Gonzalez

    Emmanuel Gonzalez

    Acum 27 Zile

    Make the engine a rotary so monza turns into a concert

  88. Mark Doan

    Mark Doan

    Acum 28 Zile

    Astonished that your that funny and entertaining and completely understand the engineering ... that pretty much makes you a party of one

  89. kevin mortimer

    kevin mortimer

    Acum 28 Zile

    500cc can produce over 200hp in motogp bikes of the 90s. So the chance of massive power at 12000rpm? Yes please

  90. Eduardo Santabaya

    Eduardo Santabaya

    Acum 28 Zile

    Audi is the modern Auto-Union, and they have a lot of experience in 2-stroke engines, the 4 ring logo means the 4 brands that merged in 1932 to become the Auto-Union, one of the brands was DKW, a 2-stroke cars brand, it's dormant since 1965, but they still have the rights of that brand. Actually Audi should have a 5-ring logo since they bought NSU in the seventies.

  91. Steve McNair-Wilson

    Steve McNair-Wilson

    Acum 28 Zile

    Interesting, but could improve without the hyteria

  92. Andre DeStefano

    Andre DeStefano

    Acum 29 Zile

    If it's all about the sound, why not go the route of a rotary/Wankel engine? A four, five or six rotor engine would sound absolutely orgasmic.

  93. Hans Geiger

    Hans Geiger

    Acum 29 Zile

    There are so many idiots making videos.

  94. esc8engn


    Acum lună

    i think we just need to have another league of 2-strokers... whose vehicles will not smell of oil-mixed fuel exhaust. you just explained that they can/will take the oil out of the fuel.

  95. M Jeep

    M Jeep

    Acum lună

    4 stroke did not kill the 2 stroke. manufacturer's reluctance to keep up with EPA limits put a damper on their continued development.

  96. Ron Daniels

    Ron Daniels

    Acum lună

    I thought about this as well. This engine design uses a wet sump, transfer port induction, a blower and direct injection. It also ads a simple barrel valve to the exhaust port to allow for asymmetrical exhaust timing (can close exhaust port early enough on the up-stroke to allow time for the fuel to atomize before the spark, but then open the exhaust port early enough on the downstroke to allow the cylinder to clear out before the fresh charge of air comes in. Keeps the simple construction of the 2 stroke, and ads only a simple barrel valve shaft down one side of the engine. Would save a LOT of weight on a V-6 or V-8 engine, and with no reciprocating parts pushing against springs, the exhaust barrel valves would be very reliable and require relatively little energy to operate. Further, this design would save space by making the expansion chamber un-necessary. Video is 3D printed mock-up. Roots type blower would be better at low revs than centrifugal blower shown, due to the pressure of a centrifugal blower rising with the square of the speed.

  97. Doginu


    Acum lună

    No, that was easy....

  98. Jey Lee

    Jey Lee

    Acum lună

    Talk to NASCAR about carbon neutral then I'll listen.

  99. Jey Lee

    Jey Lee

    Acum lună

    riiiight free car...I'll just assume this shit's real bc tbh..I love you guys, and ...oh wait you just said donate...I don't donate, unless you want a slice of my soul of something. :P I'm losing my home bc my brother thought it was great idea not to pay our mortgage for a FULL FUCKING YEAR >< ao, yeah, kinda scrwed, no donate, fuck the car...BUT, congrats to whomever wins it!

  100. Matthew Califana

    Matthew Califana

    Acum lună

    I would Love to see a flat 6 cylinder super charged 2 stroke engine - 17 K ? yeah i think so !