CNBC runs through the dangerous history of the pit stop, from fueling fires, to the race to be the quickest team to change a tire.
In the F1 pits, milliseconds are crucial. Crew members explain the intensity in the pits and pressure to perform quickly.
"The fear of failure drives us all forward," Christian Horner, Red Bull team principal tells CNBC, as he recounts his time with the team.
Andrew Catlin from Mercedes Benz World recounts a story involving Sterling Moss and an exciting race.
What exactly is the point of a pit stop? A former pit stop crew member explains.
Stopping in the pits is not just about checking the car, it's all a big game of chess.
Mercedes-Benz World's Alex Kelly recounts the moment when David Coulthard took control of the wheel of his golf cart and took it for a spin.
When you take your car to a garage for a check-up, the engineer is likely to be using some tricks borrowed from F1.
What is the world record pit stop time? How fast can you go in the pit lane? CNBC crunches the numbers.
CNBC looks at how the computer systems in F1 cars have made their way into regular vehicles.
FIA President Jean Todt discusses his start with the Ferarri team and the current problems facing F1.
F1 experts discuss whether the quieter engine sounds are making the sport less attractive.