Auto Safety from the Racetrack to the Road

Date TBA

Formula 1 puts an enormous emphasis on safety and the technology from Formula 1 cars finds its way to the cars we drive. Every component of a Formula 1 car is engineered to the highest degree and the technology that helps keep those drivers safe at over 200mph trickles down to the cars we carry our kids to school in every day. From the obvious like better tire and brake technology, to more subtle innovations like lightweight materials, the innovations that Formula 1 racing brings to road cars is a long and impressive list. With his many years managing Formula 1 teams Mr. O’Neill has seen several generations of safety innovation and he talks about how racing improves the technology that makes your car safer.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

photo of David O'Neill
Primary Access
Music Badge
Platinum Badge
Film Badge
Interactive Badge