The secret F1 mechanic's diary: testing tribulations

The secret F1 mechanic's diary: testing tribulations

In part two of AUTOSPORT's fiction-based-on-fact diary, F1 mechanic 'Spanners' lifts the lid on engine-less press launches and the headaches of last-minute mods and pointless tests

Wow, things have all been a bit crazy since we last spoke. We've finally met our two new drivers, thrown a car together for the press launch and done two tests in Spain. I'm already exhausted and we haven't even got to the first race yet!

The drivers are pretty cool, Juan Carlo Mountjoy (or JC as we're calling him) came in to the factory a few weeks back and he seems a really nice guy – I was heavily involved in making his seat and pedal set-up.

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