Start your engines
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