Tag: racing

Sep 16, 2014

Guy Hops Off Train, Sprints to the Next Stop and Gets On Again

Guy Hops Off Train, Sprints to the Next Stop and Gets On Again

Watch this guy race a train on the London Tube from Mansion House to Cannon Street. Astute viewers will note that the train did beat the runner since it had already arrived at the next station before he made it onto the platform. However, judging from the GoPro footage there was plenty of opportunity…

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Sep 12, 2014

What Happens When an F1 Car, Supercar and Motorbike Race?

What Happens When an F1 Car, Supercar and Motorbike Race?

On the most recent episode of Top Gear, an F1 car, Supercar and Motorbike raced against each other in Sydney. Some were disappointed that they didn’t use a MotoGP bike in the race but the reason for that was likely for entertainment value (keep it close between motorbike and supercar). The drivers were Marc…

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Jun 22, 2014

This is What the Inside of a Peloton Looks Like

This is What the Inside of a Peloton Looks Like

So intense! Unreal footage takes you inside the middle of a peloton during the sprint finish on stage 5 of the Tour de Suisse. For those unfamiliar, a peloton (from French, meaning little ball or platoon) is the main group of riders in a road bicycle race. Riders in a group save energy by…

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Apr 14, 2014

The Pit Stop: 1950 vs Today

The Pit Stop: 1950 vs Today

In this comparison video, we see Bill Holland coming in for a pit stop during the 1950 Indianapolis 500 (he would go on to finish 2nd). Back then only four crew members were allowed to work on the car. Pit stop time: 67 seconds. Next, we see a Ferrari pit stop from the 2013…

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Jun 29, 2013

Picture of the Day: F1 Pit Stop from Above

Picture of the Day: F1 Pit Stop from Above

Photograph by JAMEY PRICE Website | 500px | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram In this perfectly timed photograph by Jamey Price entitled Poetry in Motion, we see the Marussia F1 Team doing a practice pit stop with Max Chilton during F1 pre-season testing at Barcelona. There are tons of fascinating details about pit stops…

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