Formula 1 is set to be one of the ultimate lab of every car manufacturer. It had contributed many of current technologies that we used today. Better brake, more light chasis, aero dynamic, carbon fibre; you name it.
But personally, I am not a huge fans on F1 due to the fact it doesn’t directly related to me since I used a normal car.
The technology is basically for the rich people:
Interestingly, F1 announced for 2014 season, all cars must used better environmental friendly engine and restricted to fuel usage