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- Alonso takes a dig at Honda and points to troubles for Toro Rosso
- Hamilton on why Mercedes will triumph in 2018 and it is not due to the W09
- Alonso reveals why he did not quit F1 despite leaning towards exit
- Vettel offers crisp reply to Ferrari critics
- Hamilton’s ‘oompa loompa’ ex-girlfriend reveals champion’s strange toilet demand
- Hamilton helps Mercedes bag sponsorship deal
- Verstappen responds to Wolff’s early season prediction
- Ferrari boss opens door to staying in F1 if Liberty Media follows instruction
- Halo not disturbing drivers’ vision, but glaring problem remains
- Updated: August 6, 2017
Timing a pit stop in modern-day Formula One racing is an aspect that involves a great deal of decision making, but did you know that it wasn’t the way the sport was run prior to 1982?
In 1982, the Brabham team, led by Bernie Ecclestone, figured out that they would profit from starting a race with tanks half-full as it significantly reduced the weight of their car.
Here’s a brief history on one of the most revolutionary moments in the sport, courtesy of a video uploaded on Youtube by PR Darby.