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    grand prix pit lane crew

    Hello.

    The power of teamwork

    ...Everyone helps out; the cabin staff double as cleaners, the captain helps people on to the plane or helps with the cleaning, while outside the plane is being serviced by ground staff who work with the precision of a grand prix pit lane crew.
    ('Business Result' Advanced Student's Book (Oxford))

    Please explain me the highlighted phrase in simpler words.

    Thank you.
    Last edited by Ksenia; 18-Jan-2016 at 11:05. Reason: Additional information

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    Re: grand prix pit lane crew

    What is the source of your quotation? 'Detviced' is not a word.

    They are skilled mechanics who work on racing cars.

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    Re: grand prix pit lane crew

    I've added all the necessary information to my first post.
    This quotation is about the power of teamwork in Southwest Airlines.

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    Re: grand prix pit lane crew

    The skill is in doing the routine service jobs very quickly. In the middle of the race. The car can stop, get new tires and get fueled up in seconds. Everyone needs to know exactly how to do their jobs well and quickly.

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    Re: grand prix pit lane crew

    In auto racing, a pit lane crew or just pit crew is the group of people who fuel cars, change their tires, and perform minor repairs and maintenance during a race. A grand prix is, in this context, a type of auto race.
    I am not a teacher.

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