Ten Things We Learned This Week
The world's fastest pit stop, and Maria Sharapova versus Porsche Macan: the weirdest stories from a week in cars
Posted: 22 Nov 2013
1. Red Bull are very fast at doing pit stops
At last weekend’s Austin GP, Red Bull clocked a 1.923-second pitstop on Mark Webber’s car. That’s the first time a pit crew has broken under the two second barrier, beating Red Bull’s own record of 2.05 seconds at the Malaysian Grand Prix this year.
Of course, F1 pit stops have become somewhat quicker after the ban on refueling in 2010. Even so, that’s a mighty impressive time. Or maybe they’re just trying to get rid of Mark Webber more quickly…