The good, bad and ugly of Fernando Alonso's F1 career

'Fernando Alonso is one of the all-time greats', writes Egmont Sippel.

Here's why Toyota's Rush is doing so well

Toyota has apparently now completed its utter domination of the SA gravel travel market, writes Lance Branquinho.

DOCUMENTARY: Behind the scenes with Pit Crews - Episode 6: The adrenaline-fuelled world of Nascar

2018-08-23 20:00

Robin Classen

Image: TVF Media

The sound of engines being driven at full tilt around an oval track with large crowds waiting in anticipation - that is the magic of Nascar racing.

These racers only know one thing and that is to cross the finish line first, avoiding contact with the wall and fellow racers in the process.

Role of the crew

While the driver is responsible for being the fastest, plenty of work gets done before and during the race and that is down to the pit crew team members.

WATCH: Behind the scenes with pit crews - Episode 1: Canadian Nascar racing action

Watch episode 2

Watch episode 3

Watch episode 4

Just like in any other form of motorsport, race and track data is analysed prior to the race with teams etching out an advantage wherever they can.

Teams have lots riding on a campaign with lucrative sponsorship and advertising deals on offer.

Watch episode 5 Taking you behind the scenes with pit crews at Canadian Superbike series. We will be publishing a new episode every evening. Tune in tomorrow for the next dose of this thrilling viewing.

Read more on:    pit crews  |  robin classen  |  motorsport  |  nascar

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.