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Idle racing drivers' mental health at risk - Zlobin

Apr.2 A former F1 test driver says he fears for the mental health of fellow racers who are currently sitting on the sidelines amid the pandemic. "I am afraid that many drivers will be having serious stress and depression," said Sergey Zlobin, who over a decade ago became the first Russian test driver in F1 with a role at Minardi. "Drivers are vulnerable people," he told Russia's Sportbox. "They are a special group of athletes. "They spend all of their energy, all of their drive on the track - this isolation will greatly affect them." Zlobin is so worried about the drivers during the global shutdown period that he thinks their pent-up stress will be...
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