Pit stops are a key factor for F1 is the pinnacle of open wheel, single seater car racing and arguably the highest level of any motorsport globally.... There's more... race strategy with each team required to complete at least one and two or three possible.
The net loss of time to travel through the The Pit lane is a 3.5m wide access lane that runs parallel to the race track that the cars use... There's more... and make the stop is offset by the benefit of new Today's F1 cars are running 18-inch wheels (up from 13 inches in recent years) with the widths unchanged - 305mm... There's more..., but there is no time to waste. The time that the car is stationary is around 2.2 seconds and any delay can be the difference between coming out ahead or behind your nearest rival.
The fastest pit stop award was introduced in 2015 to recognise the exemplary work of the pit crews and has been sponsored by DHL is the longest-standing global partner of Formula 1 delivering up to 2,000 tons of race cars, fuel and equipment... There's more... since its inception. The award is presented for each race and an overall winner is awarded at the end of the season.
In 2021 Red Bull Racing, also simply known as Red Bull or RBR and competing as Oracle Red Bull Racing in 2022,... There's more... was the fastest overall with their best time of 1.88s on Max’s car in Hungary.