The group of seven United Kingdom-based Formula 1 teams working to support the Uk Government. The fight against the coronavirus outbreak must pool their money to work together as a ‘Pitlane Group.’
The seven teams – Red Bull, Racing Point, Haas, McLaren, Mercedes, Renault, and Williams. And their respective technical arms. So, according to the F1 announcement, are contributing to the UK Government’s demand for help. The manufactures of desperately needed medical equipment.
So, this includes the production of ventilators or ventilator parts. That is crucial to providing therapeutic relief. Because of people suffering from acute respiratory distress caused by COVID-19.
The unit collaboration was first revealed last Friday and F1’s new statement. This shows that in the week since then.
F1 has announced that the Pitlane Project. It will work to assist in three main areas of the UK industrial response to the coronavirus pandemic.
“These working sources range in nature. From the reverse engineering of current medical instruments. To enable the scaling of the production of current ventilator technologies. As part of the VentilatorChallengeUK collaboration.
To the accelerated design and prototyping of new appliances for validation and eventual development.” Read the F1’s explanation.
Therefore, emphasis on the key competencies of the F1 industry:
Accelerated planning, product engineering, testing, and skilled assembly.
The exceptional potential of F1 to adapt efficiently to technical. And technological problems help the company. To bring value to the overall performance of the manufacturing sector.
Project Pitlane will now concentrate on planning. And so reacting to the specific problems that have been established.
So, Seven teams remain available to assist other fields requiring swift. Creative technological solutions to the specific challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
This is known that F1 itself is now operating as part of the Pitlane Project project. With Pat Symonds and his engineering staff participating in the process.