Don’t blink or you might miss it.
It’s the fastest pit stop ever recorded, and it happened Sunday during the British Grand Prix in Silverstone, England.
The crew for Formula 1 racer Pierre Gasly’s car changed his four tires in an unbelievable 1.91 seconds.
The crew, sponsored by Red Bull, bested the previous record by a mere 0.01 seconds, Formula 1 reported.
That same Red Bull F1 crew held the previous record, along with the Williams racing team.
It’s really amazing to watch them at work.
They have two guys in the back with jacks, four crew members with new tires at the ready, and four who bolt on the new tires.
F1 has a season-long Fastest Pit Stop Award, which the Red Bull team currently leads.
“Pit stops are possibly the most visual evidence of why Formula 1 racing is a team sport,” F1 says on its website. “The DHL Fastest Pit Stop Award was established in 2015 to recognize outstanding teamwork and performance from the ‘unsung heroes’ who make a critically important contribution to the drivers’ success on the track.”
Tmw you realise that this pitstop was quicker than the time it would take you to retweet the video pic.twitter.com/y4eSb1OmqM
— FWan (Follow limit) (@FormuIaWan) July 15, 2019
Despite the fast pit stop, Gasly did not end up on the podium, finishing fourth.
— PIERRE GASLY ?? (@PierreGASLY) July 14, 2019
Lewis Hamilton with Mercedes won the race, beating out Ferrari’s Valtteri Bottas and teammate Charles Leclerc.
But team Red Bull is in the record books.
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