Toro rosso

As the F1 cars assume their grid positions at the Singapore Grand Prix this weekend, millions of fans around the world will be glued to their TVs, anticipating the start.

And behind the roar of the Marina Bay Street Circuit, a group of race engineers will also be glued to their screens. But all they’ll see is crucial information conveyed via graphs, charts and numbers, generated by massive amounts of data transmitted from their teams’ racing cars.

Carlos Sainz Jr. driving the Scuderia Toro Rosso STR11 during practice at the Italian Grand Prix at Autodromo on September 2, 2016. (Getty Images / Red Bull content Pool)