When Nitrous Oxide explodes inside an engine it allows more oxygen and consequently more fuel to enter, creating more power. As you can see from this video—taken at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi—when nitrous oxide explodes outside an engine it can create a pretty massive explosion.
The 2010 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix marked not only the end of a mesmerizing Formula One season but also Bridgestone’s participation in the sport as a tire supplier. From 2011 on it’s all Pirelli all the time.
First practice is already over for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the ultimate race of the brilliant, intoxicating, heartbreaking roller coaster ride also known as the 2010 Formula One season.