F1 2021 Game: Pit Stop Procedure Guide

In F1 202 game, pit stops are a crucial part of the race.

In this guide, we’ll go over the procedure for making a pit stop in the game, as well as some tips to make sure your pit stop goes as smoothly as possible.

Sim racing drivers know that pit stops are a crucial part of any race.

And that’s why they’ll have to focus a lot on practicing the procedure if they wish to succeed in winning online races.

Step by step F1 2021 pit stop procedure

There are a few things to keep in mind when making a pit stop in the game.

f1 2021 game pit stop procedure

1. First you’ll need to communicate the intention to pit to your team so that they can get ready for you.

Press RB (for Xbox) or R1 (for PlayStation) if you’re using the pre-set options to use the call options for your team. Then press the option that indicates that you will box, AKA “pit after the current lap“.

2. Then, it is important to make sure that you enter the pit lane without exceeding the 80km/h pit limiter.

If you enter the pit lane too fast you’ll likely receive a penalty.

3. Next, be sure to stop at your team’s pit box and not at another team’s box.

If you have the pit stop assists on you will not have to worry about that as the game will do everything automatically from the moment you enter the pit.

If you stop at the wrong box, your car will not be serviced by the wrong crew and you’ll likely lose precious time.

4. Finally, when exiting the pit lane, be mindful of the cars around you and make sure you don’t crash with them as you re-enter the track.

That would incur an “unsafe release” penalty, but again if you’ve got asissts on you shouldn’t mind about this.

As you can see the list of steps is not that big, but these are some important things to keep in mind if you want to make a perfect pit stop.

Now that we know the steps of how to make a perfect pit stop, let’s take a look at some other tips that will help you do just that.

How do you call a pit stop in F1 2021?

You first have to inform your crew a lap before in order to make a pit stop in F1 2021. You do that by calling the team by pressing R1 for PlayStation or RB for Xbox. Then press the specific option that directs towards the pit after the current lap.

f1 2021 game calling the pit stop

How do you make a pit stop in the F1 2021 game?

You do that by first driving your car into the pit lane. Then, you will be prompted to stop at your team’s pit box. At this point, if you have pit stop assists on, the game will take over and the player will be able to watch as their car is serviced.

After the service is complete, you will be prompted to drive out of the pit lane and continue the race.

Hom much time do you have to make a pit stop in F1 2021?

It usually takes 2.5 to 3.0 seconds for a tyre change and around 20s to 24s for the whole pit stop procedure depending on different tracks and pit lane layout.

What is the speed limit in the pit lane in F1 2021?

It’s 80 km/h and that has to be respected not only in the pit entry but throughout the whole pit lane distance, otherwise you will incur a penalty by the stewards.

What happens if you go too fast in the pit lane in F1 2021?

If you go anywhere above the 80 km/h into the pit lane, you will receive a penalty for speeding and that will cost you precious time and plenty of positions.

What’s the best pit stop strategy in F1 2021?

The best strategy is to usually pit a lap or two before your intended pit stop so that you can undercut the driver in front with fresher tyres on the outlap.

That’s easier said than done, but if your game is below 2.0 seconds and the pit stop goes well, it should be quite easy to do.

Does F1 2021 have pit stops

Of course it does, but generally pit stops are only for medium to long races, unless you’ve got a damage or anyways wanted to change tyres.

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