F1 Paddock Pass: How fuel and lubricants help power Red Bull


While drivers may be the stars of Formula 1 enjoying the majority of the glory, there is a significant amount of work and analysis behind-the-scenes that makes their success possible.

For all teams in the power unit-focused era of F1, ensuring the engine is running smoothly can often be the deciding factor between victory and defeat, making the role of fuel and lubricants crucial.

Ahead of the season finale in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, NBCSN pit reporter Will Buxton went behind-the-scenes at Red Bull Racing to get an insight from grand prix winner Daniel Ricciardo into the fuel and lubricants used by the team and their analysis.

You can watch the full special episode of Paddock Pass above.