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AddRed Bull captures F1 action in all its thermal glory

Remember a few months ago when BMW released thermal imagery of one of its M4 DTM touring cars coming in for a pit stop? That was pretty cool, but this is even cooler.

10Thermal imagery of BMW M4 DTM pit stop is red hot

A pit stop is a pit stop, right? The race car pulls in, the crew changes the tires, pumps in some fuel, maybe swaps out a busted body panel or squeegees the windshield, and off it goes for another heat. Only pit stops have become the focus of news lately for a number of reasons, whether it's because of mishaps (like the ones that prompted F1 to ban mid-race refueling), new time records (due largely to said ban) or interesting new ways to film the fast-paced action.

36BMW developing infrared heating system for EVs

Fans? We don't need no stinkin' fans.

AddWindshield reflects sun -> cools car -> reduces aircon -> improves mpg!

Picture the scene - its a stinking hot day and you're glad the windows are up and the air conditioner is on. But what setting do you have the chill on? You know in the long run that it all adds up to more fuel burnt and money spent if that bad boy's set to deep freeze.

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