Pit Stops Gone Wrong: 10 Famous Gaffes in the Pit Lane

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Pit Stops Gone Wrong: 10 Famous Gaffes in the Pit Lane
Daniel Ochoa de Olza/Associated Press

Formula One teams have turned pit stops into an art form.

Red Bull currently hold the record for the fastest time to change all four of a car's tyres, an absurdly rapid 1.923 seconds.

McLaren did a five-wheel pit stopall four tyres and the steering wheelin just 3.3 seconds in 2012. Even non-fans are impressed by how quickly everything is done.

But in such a pressurised environment, things inevitably go wrong from time to time.

Here are 10 examples of what can happen when a pit stop doesn't quite go as planned.

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