In any form of racing, the man behind the wheel is the one who ultimate wins or loses a race, but the engineer on the other side of the radio also plays an important role in helping his driver's cause.
These hidden heroes are only heard through muffled radio calls and written on transcripts after the race, but they play such a huge part in determining a race. A stroke of genius on the pit wall can be as important as any overtake or defensive move.
Richland F1′s Alex Goldschmidt spoke with Tim Wright, who currently is Kamui Kobayashi's race engineer at Caterham, about his work, the level of data that he now has to deal with, the power units and getting help from Renault.
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