Mercedes and Ferrari both claiming F1 pitstop world record 31 October, 2013 Ferrari pit crew in action In recent days, both Mercedes and Ferrari have claimed to now hold the world record for the fastest pitstop ever recorded in Formula 1.
We reported after Suzuka that Mercedes had stopped the clock during the Japanese Grand Prix at 2.02 seconds, which is 0.04 seconds faster than the previous pitstop record set earlier this season by Red Bull.
But at almost exactly the same time, Ferrari was also claiming a 1.95 second pitstop in Japan. 'Who is right?' wondered Auto Motor und Sport correspondent Michael Schmidt.
'It's always a question of what you measure, and how you measure it,' Mercedes'...
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