F1 Pit Crew Salary: What are the different roles in an F1 pit crew, and how much do the crew members earn per race in 2021?
Formula 1 pit crew members play a crucial role during a Grand Prix weekend and can make or break their team’s performance and result. To perfect the driver pit stops, the crew practices it multiple times during a race weekend, especially during the free practice sessions.
Red Bull is the undisputed king of insane pit stops and holds the Guinness World Record for the fastest Formula One pit stop in history. During the 2019 Brazilian Grand Prix in São Paulo, the Red Bull pit crew executed the pit stop of Max Verstappen in an astonishing 1.82 seconds. Red Bull pit crew definitely got wings!
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F1 Pit Crew Members Salary 2021
|Pit Crew Member||Per Race||Annual Salary||Race winning bonus|
|Crew Chief||$10,000||$1 Million||$5,000|
|Fire Extinguisher Man||$500||$30,000||$250|
Source : Sportingfree
What are the different roles of F1 pit crew members?
|Pit Crew Member||Role|
|Crew Chief||Crew Chief as the name suggests, is the boss of the pit crew. He is the one issuing orders and coordinating between the crew members.|
|Refueling Person||The refueling person does the important job of refueling the car.|
|Tyre Changers||This sub-team consists of four members, each responsible for putting on one fresh tyre.|
|Tyre Carriers||For each tyre, two tyre carriers assist the tyre changers in replacing the old tyres with new ones.|
|Jack Men||2 jack men use a lever to lift the car and bring it down right after the pit stop procedure is completed.|
|Wing Men||Wing men perform the task of adjusting the front wing angle.|
|Stabilizer||A couple of pit crew members are responsible for stabilizing the car from left, right, and center.|
|Fire Extinguisher Man||Last, but definitely not least, the fireman is on emergency standby to douse the fire in case of a outbreak|