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This news article was originally written in Spanish. It has been automatically translated for your convenience. Reasonable efforts have been made to provide an accurate translation, however, no automated translation is perfect nor is it intended to replace a human translator. The original article in Spanish can be viewed at Precisión de Fórmula 1
Brown & Sharpe, official of the Panasonic Toyota Racing team measurement systems provider

Precision of formula 1

Panasonic Toyota Racing is one of the eleven teams that compete in the World Championship of Formula 1 FIA, representing the apex of the racing. In Cologne, Germany, is the headquarters of Toyota Motorsport, the third largest world producer of F1. There, machines measure of Dea - Brown & Sharpe claim to comply with the tolerances for the manufacture of a few microns.
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An imposing building high-tech, located in Cologne, over 35,000 square metres and 550 employees, hosts the Panasonic Toyota Racing team. From here, Toyota Motorsport GMBH has managed the program of the World Championship Rally (winning seven world titles), before competing in the 24 hours of Le Mans in 1998 and 1999, conquering the second place in the 99. Since then, Toyota Motorsport is concentrated in the project, construction and management of the entire Panasonic Toyota Racing program.

Panasonic Toyota Racing built completely in their facilities the F1 car: chassis, engine, transmission, suspension, until the manufacturing, Assembly and development project. The production of extremely high performance racing cars, requires a combination of manual skills and techniques of automated production. Few microns manufacturing tolerances, bear witness to the extreme complexity and sophistication of the technical process in the development of the project.

The production of high performance racing cars, requires a combination of manual skills and techniques of automated production and requires few microns manufacturing tolerances
DEA - Brown & Sharpe, one of the leading companies in the sector of coordinate measurement machines, is the official supplier of metrology of Panasonic Toyota Racing systems. Their lines of products and services are complemented by a global network of sales and assistance. Highly qualified resources in the field of mechanics, electronics and software are involved in the ongoing development of advanced solutions for control of dimensional quality, based on the requirements and specifications of the customers.

The machines of coordinate measurement Dea installed in the establishment of Toyota Motorsport offer a Union of high technological content between data acquisition, design by computer and dimensional control to high precision and speed of mechanical parts and chassis components. These systems are used to ensure the quality of the final product, determine if the pieces are conforming to the specifications of project and process, increase the reliability of the product and improve the performance of the car.

Her formula 1 is a very sophisticated sport imposed the team adopt avanzadísimas technologies that permit the continuous improvement of the performance of the own car and always be in advantage over their opponents.

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