When racing, being in the pitlane is torturous - seeing and hearing the other cars streak past, undoing the benefits of all the effort in quick laps earlier.

In series like FIA GT1,  there are mandatory pit stops in the series - usually for driver and tyre changes, but enforced in each race, to ensure the teams who need to stop, are not unfairly disadvantaged.

Here, at the GT1 race, in Spa in last year, the Triple H racing Maserati MC12, lights up the tyres, as it races out of the pitlane.

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