Creating a pit stop that’s out of this world

Aston Martin Red Bull Racing needed a new challenge after performing three record-breaking pit stops in this season alone – and they found it at an altitude of 10,000 metres on board an Ilyushin Il-76 MDK cosmonaut training plane.

Drawing on the help of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, the team took the 2005 RB1 car to the Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City and set about proving that the sky really is the only limit.

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