It is often claimed that drivers in the high-octane sport of Formula One experience more emotional and physical highs and lows than competitors in any other sport.
It is not uncommon for drivers to experience a rollercoaster of emotions during a race; from experiencing joy, followed by despair and anger in a matter of seconds. In addition, drivers like Lewis Hamilton can lose up to 1500 calories in the course of a race and consequently lose up to three kilogrammes in body weight.
In order to stay at the top of the game in Formula One, the likes of Hamilton must have the psychological strength to deal with the whole spectrum of human emotion. This is as well as the massive physical demands...
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