The design and location of the oil tanks on Formula One
cars are strictly controlled to minimise the risk of oil leaking in the
event of an engine failure or an accident. Oil may not be added to cars
during the race.
The car’s coolant header tank must have an
FIA-approved pressure release valve. The cooling system must not make
any use of the latent heat produced by the cooling process.
and oil lines are not allowed to pass through the cockpit. They must
also be fitted so that any leaked fluid cannot find its way into the