GEAR CHANGES

F1 Racing - - INSIDER -

No, not the end­less switch­ing of be­spoke fire­proof un­der­wear and race suits, but the elec­tronic shift­ing of gears a driver makes dur­ing a GP. He’ll change gear be­tween 2,500 and 4,000 times per race – and, on av­er­age, once ev­ery 1.3 sec­onds.

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