Massa nearly hits Ferrari boss Maurizio Arrivabene in pit lane (VIDEO)


The pit lane is one of the most dangerous and busiest places during a Formula 1 weekend, even if the drivers are going at a greatly reduced speed.

When working in the pits, you’re given the same advice that kids are when they’re taught to cross the road: look left, look right, check it’s clear, then walk.

Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene very nearly came unstuck during first practice for the Austrian Grand Prix on Friday, though, narrowly avoiding being hit by Williams’ Felipe Massa in the pit lane.

Arrivabene was walking across from the Ferrari pit wall to the garage, only to quickly scramble back the other way when Massa came charging along pit lane.

After the session, the two shared a word and a laugh about the incident as there was no harm done. Definitely one for the F1 blooper collection, though.