Tech Talk: Cheating

Jimbo explains what the teams get up to when trying to win

Reed Keeping watch

In motorsport everyone tries to gain that extra advantage over their rivals. Some even bend or break the rules. However, in the Red Bull Air Race there is the eagle-eyed Technical Director, Jim 'Jimbo' Reed on site to make sure rules are obeyed. And as a former team technician he knows how every rule can be broken, although he would never have dreamed of doing it himself...