The Pit Stop: 1950 vs. Today

Here is one documented way motor sports has changed over the years–the speed of the time a car spends in the pits to change tires, get refueled, and make adjustments. We compare a 1950 pit stop at the Indianapolis 500 with a 2013 Formula One pit stop:

Notice only four crew members used in 1950 and a whole herd today! Either way is quicker than we get service at our gas stops.


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Living in north central Arkansas among the trees and lakes serving the Lord in one of His churches. A lifelong Lutheran who cares greatly about God's Church. Recently married and enjoying life with my dear wife. Many interests--St. Louis Cardinals, NASCAR, and the St. Louis Blues!

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