‘Formula One Pit Stops 1950 & Today’, A Look At How Much Auto Racing Has Changed In 60 Years

“Formula One Pit Stops 1950 & Today” is a short comparison of two Formula One racing pit stops, the first from the 1950 Indianapolis 500 and the second from a 2013 Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne. It’s a pretty stark contrast between the minute-plus first stop involving four mechanics in white coveralls and the team of 20 or so in Australia getting their driver under way in under four seconds.