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Behind the scenes: Refuelling an IndyCar - VIDEO

A look at what it takes to refuel an IZOD IndyCar Series car in the high-stakes, high-pressure situation of the middle of a 200mph race.
Rick Campbell, the fuel mechanic on the #1 Andretti Autosports car driven by IZOD IndyCar Series champion Ryan Hunter-Reay, talks about what his job consists of - and what it takes to ensure that his driver is in a position to clinch a race victory and go on to win the title.




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Overhead shot of Ryan Hunter-Reay in the cockpit during practice at St Petersburg, Florida - March 2013 (Picture Credit: Shawn Gritzmacher for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay at Barber Motorsports Park. (Photo Credit: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay on pit road at Pocono Raceway on Saturday, July 6 2013.(Photo Credit: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay, pits during the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park - April 2013. (Photo Credit: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay celebrates pole position in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay leads Sebastien Bourdais during the early stages of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (Photo by: John Cote for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay leads James Hinchcliffe during the early stages of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (Photo by: John Cote for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay around the fountain turn during practice at Long Beach (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay on course during practice at Long Beach (Photo by: Richard Dowdy for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay on course during practice at Long Beach (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay on course during practice at Long Beach (Photo by: John Cote for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay on course during practice at Long Beach (Photo by: John Cote for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay (Photo by: John Cote for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay, Will Power and Helio astroneves celebrate on the podium. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay, Will Power and Helio astroneves celebrate on the podium. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Jack Hawksworth and Marco Andretti crash during a restart attempt. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay celebrates (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay celebrates. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)

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