Express - Formula One British Grand Prix 2010: The Red Bull Racing Pit Crew Give Their Insight Into Life In The Fast Lane video
Red Bull’s racing pit crew, made up of mechanical experts from around the UK, were integral in Mark Webber’s iconic Formula 1 pit stop in the streets of London. As Big Ben struck 6am, the Red Bull pit team – waited for Mark Webber to come roaring up to the gates of the Houses of Parliament to practice a full Formula 1 pit stop. Usually surrounded by the deafening sound of a racecourse and the smell of burning rubber, the stunt captivated onlookers and commuters on Parliament Square as they warmed up for this weekend’s British Grand Prix at Silverstone. The secret to the team’s success is ‘slow is fast’ which relies heavily on; deep breathing, slowing your heartbeat down and methodical thinking. Since the banning of fuel changes in Formula 1 races, the crew are no longer granted the luxury of 8 second pit stops and now have to work to 3 seconds. In this exclusive web-video pit crew team members give insight to their; adrenaline, excitement, preparation and training along with Mark Webber’s appreciation of his well oiled pit crew.
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formula one british grand prix 2010 the red bull racing pit crew give their insight into life in the fast lane