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F1 formula driving over a snowy mountain

F-1 team Toro Rosso pilot Max Verstappen, who happens to be the youngest driver in this racing series, had taken race bolid RB7 to Austrian Alps. The same vehicle has taken part in Grand Prix 2011.

Race car was taken to one of the Austrian ski resorts. Engineers had to not only reprogram the engine electronic control unit so that the warm climate preferring engine would be usable in temperatures below zero degrees, but also had to put chains on formula’s wheels to ensure sufficient grip and the vehicle would be able to drive through the snow.

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