Formula 1 Pit Stops Take a Lot Less Time Than They Did in 1950

Tyler BrookeSenior Analyst IIApril 13, 2014


Cars have come a long way since 1950, and so have pit stops in Formula One racing.

The video above compares an average pit stop at the 1950 Indianapolis 500 and a race from 2013 in Melbourne. As you can see from the video, pit stops take a lot less time now.