Regular pitstops are fairly interesting to watch and breakdown, watching the crew swarm over the car like ants, each with one specific task on their mind, while all working together to achieve a common goal. Thermal imaging cameras adds another layer to this and highlights a lot of information that normally goes unseen. The crew for example are so well protected in their multilayer race suits that they all show up in light blue instead of orange or red. And the freshly preheated tyres are ready to be switched in, making sure that they reduce the time it takes to get them up to the optimum performance temperature. Its pretty cool stuff, or hot stuff.
At the end of Part 3 of this project, we had dropped off our Rapier to the workshop in Hawera and then removed the...