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The exit of the pit­lane at the Barcelona cir­cuit slopes away quite steeply to­wards Turn 1. Just be­fore the drop, there is an area where driv­ers prac­tice their starts and en­gi­neers cap­ture the data they need for clutch set­tings, grip lev­els and the ef­fect that has on trac­tion.

You can see that a Wil­liams has ac­cel­er­ated away af­ter a prac­tice start and a Fer­rari has just moved into po­si­tion.

There’s just enough sun­light to pick out the deep scarlet red liv­ery on the Fer­rari and it high­lights the cur­va­ceous de­sign at the rear of the chas­sis. Be­cause I’m po­si­tioned so low to the ground you can also make out the car’s rake and the plank that sits un­der the floor.


: Glenn Dun­bar

Where Barcelona, Spain When 3.47pm, Tues­day 27 Fe­bru­ary 2018

De­tails Canon EOS-1DX MKII, 600mm lens, 1/2500th @ F6.3

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