formula One logo typeface?????

Thanks for any help! just making chapter divides for my thesis.


I don't think it's a typeface, more a custom lettering. I don't know any font having /F and /1 that could fit together so perfectly.
And if you have a closer look, that looks not even well drawn to me. But, if you still need something to start with, you could take any generic sans of your choice, from Futura, Avant-Garde or even Gill Sans, slanting it on purpose. A quick way would be using Diamanti Diagonal.

my thoughts exactly. the "base" appears to be (to me) Futura, in a heavier weight (hard to say exactly due to the amount of extra stretching/slanting). The F is not a letter at all, rather a 1 placed over a black box to create the effect of a letter. finding the 1 with only that single character will be the chore.

I have to say, for something as high-profile as Formula 1 the logo has always struck me as crass and cheap.

Agree with you Gräfenberg. To me, it's another example of good concept/(very)bad execution and hard to admit for such an inspiring theme...