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Formula One pit crews are now completing pit stops in just over 2-seconds with the record being 2.02 seconds in 2017, a little slower than the 2016 record of 1.92 seconds thanks to the larger tyres.

In this video, we take an in-depth look at how 23 people come together in perfect harmony to complete the perfect F1 pit stop.

F1 is competitive on all fronts with teams developing strategies and techniques to gain time wherever they can. The F1 pit stop is an area teams focus on training pit crew and developing bespoke tools to optimise their time in the pits.

Original footage sources (Fair Use –

commentary and analysis):

Ferran Hernandez


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