A mechanics body

Pistops, long working hours, constantly on the move, climate changes, jetlag and high pressure. This is all an everyday diet when working as a motorsport mechanic, not only in Formula 1 but also in the lower series. I was told before starting my new job: “The hardest part of being a formula 1 mechanic is the travelling”, I can see what they meant now but personally I don’t 100% agree....

Penelope Pitstop

“Pitcrew standby, Ocon is in this lap!” You have been practicing pit stops so many times that it’s become a muscle reflex. The moment you hear “Pitcrew!” over the radio, the Adrenalin immediately starts pumping around your body and your mind goes into focus mode! The days up to the race we have been practicing pit stops every single day. From Thursday evening, when the car is finished being build...