Mobil 1 The Grid heads to Italy to meet ‘The Tailor of Turin’. Maurizio Sicco has been making race suits for Formula 1’s top drivers for many decades. In the race to save weight and improve safety, the fabrication of race apparel is a key battleground. We see the manufacture of Max Verstappen’s race suit and discuss the changes in the technology over the last 20 years.
Mobil 1 The Grid meets Toyota Gazoo Racing’s Northern Irish rally ace to learn about his career. A protogee of the late great Colin McRae, Kris Meeke won the IRC Championship back in 2009 before securing a drive in the World Rally Championship. Meeke is always fast but doesn’t always finish, but Tommi Makinen and Toyota have placed their faith in him for the 2019 season.