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INSIDER: How AMCF1 make strategy calls, at HQ & on track

In the latest episode of INSIDER, we're taking you inside Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One™ Team's Mission Control room at our Silverstone HQ.

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Discover how the support team in the UK lines up with the trackside team, as they coordinate the intricate details of Sebastian Vettel and Lance Stroll's United States Grand Prix weekend.

Race Support and Strategy Engineer Oliver Knighton is your guide at Mission Control, which is responsible for supporting the trackside team remotely, no matter the time difference offset.

They're the eyes and ears poring over streams of data from the AMR21, radio traffic, intercom traffic and TV feeds, helping to inform quickfire decisions on the pit wall.

During the United States Grand Prix, team members from across departments, including strategy and performance, all played a role in coordinating Sebastian's recovery drive from 18th to 10th, working with as much as 250GB of data across the event.


How AMCF1 make strategy calls, at HQ & on track

Four thousand miles apart. Six hours time difference. Split-second decisions. Join Strategy Engineer Oliver and Race Engineer Chris to learn how communication between the team at the track and at HQ underpins decision-making during an F1 weekend.


Discover how Mission Control links up with the trackside team in Austin through Sebastian's Race Engineer, Chris Cronin, who helps make the calls at the track and feeds the data back to his driver.

Efficient use of secure live feed data across Silverstone and Austin is crucial, with support provided by Title Partner Cognizant and Global Partner NetApp throughout the weekend.

From data gathering to reacting to live events and communicating across the globe, discover how Mission Control can advise the timing of pitstops, alert the team to changing weather conditions and explain rivals' radio messages.

This is our United States Grand Prix weekend, told by the people at the heart of the story.


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